Holocaust Memorial at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford and plaster model of same sculpture. Elbert Weinberg collection, Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library.


Pratt Street Bricks

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Elements of Creation — Sarah Paolucci — Artwalk Opening Reception, Friday, April 1, 2016, 6 pm

In this exhibit of oil paintings, artist Sarah Paolucci focuses on hands of artists/musicians/craftpersons.
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Jack McConnell’s CT Farm Project

On view through May 25 outside the Hartford History Center, 3rd floor as part of The Big Read 2016.
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Hartford Radius Project podcast provides news from our neighborhoods

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Smithsonian Institution has digital images of Hartford Gardens from early 1900s

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New on YouTube: Hartford Public Library’s Digital Art Tour

Embark on a virtual tour of Hartford Public Library's collection of visual art.
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ArtWalk – Expressions in Sound and Motion

Celebrating the African cultural experience and drawing attention to social themes common to all, Robertson demonstrates a sense of intimacy and empathy with the people and scenes he depicts.
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Beyond Words, The Shop at Hartford Public Library offers unique shopping experience

Our products are reflective of the treasured icons of our past and the vibrant art of the present found in our libraries.
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Sinatra and Me: The Very Good Years—Author Talk with Franz Douskey — December 10, 2015—6:00 PM

In recognition of the 100th birthday of the 'Chairman of the Board', Connecticut writer Franz Douskey recounts the decades-long relationship of Tony Consiglio, founder of Sally’s Pizza in New Haven, and Frank Sinatra.
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