CT Fiber Art Collective Honors Romare Bearden (video)
Jan 12, 2015
CtFAC has created a collection of works in textiles, fiber, mixed media and surface design celebrating and recognizing one of the greatest visual artists of the 20th century
Search Our Digital Repository
Jan 05, 2015
Explore the digital collections of Hartford Public Library! Today, the Hartford Collection, housed in the library’s downtown Hartford History Center, is a growing multi-media compilation of hundreds of thousands of items that convey more than 300 years of community life in Hartford. Now, through the library’s digital repository, we are able to enjoy some of the wonderful image collections online.
World War I Images on Display in the Hartford History Center
Dec 26, 2014
The papers of Dr. Jerome Pierce Webster (Trinity College Class of 1910) present a unique perspective on the organization and operation of prisoner of war camps in Germany during the Great War. As a special assistant to the American Ambassador in Berlin from March 1916 through March 1917, Dr. Webster inspected over forty camps and medical facilities across the empire.
A Unique Homage to Romare Bearden
Dec 09, 2014
The Connecticut Fiber Arts Collective (CtFAC) presents a special exhibit that pays homage to the stylistic works of Bearden
Romare Bearden – Artist, Civil Rights Activist, Harlem Renaissance Legend
Dec 09, 2014
Hartford Public Library has been privileged to hold two pieces from one of the greatest visual artists and Civil Rights Activists of the 20th century, Romare Bearden
“Hartford Through Time” – Exploring Hartford’s Past
Dec 09, 2014
Hartford Public Library is pleased to announce the publication of Hartford Through Time, a new release from its Hartford History Center
Doc Hurley’s Legendary Life Now a Book
Dec 04, 2014
A new book on the life of legendary Hartford coach Walter “Doc” Hurley will be celebrated at the Hartford History Center at 5:30 p.m. on February 18 with a special reception honoring book author Charles A. Teale, Sr., the former chief of the Hartford Fire Department.
CCSU’s Matthew Warshauer discusses “Soldier’s Heart”
Oct 31, 2014
Join us for Central Connecticut State University history professor Matthew Warshauer’s presentation on the early identification of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Connecticut soldiers who served in the Civil War.
(Re)Imagining Hartford: Creating the New City
Oct 20, 2014
What if we could time travel to visit the Hartford of the future? What would it look like? What issues will be solved and which will still need to be addressed? We can take a sneak peek at the new city—the city Hartford will become—by looking at innovative organizations