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


Marc-Yves Regis I: Headstrong Artwalk Opening Reception Friday June 3, 6:00 p.m.

Regis’ unique style of photojournalism provides viewers a window into a different kind of life, a life of resiliency and tremendous ef­fort that does not equal the minuscule reward.
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Hartford History Center’s new scheduled hours are Tuesday through Friday, 1-5 p.m. and by appointment.

For an appointment, please call 860-695-6297 or email
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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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Hours and Locations

Hartford History Center, located on the third floor of the Downtown Hartford Public Library, is open Tuesday through Friday, 1:00-5:00 p.m., and by appointment.