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

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Wellness, Fitness & Sports: Professional Wrestling Legend Bob Backlund

Hartford Public Library and the Connecticut State Library present an appearance by author and World Wrestling Champion Bob Backlund, in conjunction with this year’s Summer Learning theme of “Wellness, Fitness & Sports!”
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Hartford Embraced: Paintings by Ken Kahn

Opening reception: Thursday, June 9, 6 PM. On display June 9-August 31.
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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 hhc@hplct.org
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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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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.

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