Carla Ten Eyck, see real women: really see women
Mar 16, 2017
In honor of Women's History Month, the Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library celebrates a Hartford-born photographer and her work that asks and answers the question, "when do you feel you are your most beautiful?"
“Draw a Hartford History-Maker: A Black History Month Community Project”
Feb 03, 2017
Featuring portraits of Black Hartford visionaries and changemakers
by Hartford area artists of all ages and in all media
Elements of Creation — Sarah Paolucci — Artwalk Opening Reception, Friday, April 1, 2016, 6 pm
Mar 16, 2016
In this exhibit of oil paintings, artist Sarah Paolucci focuses on hands of artists/musicians/craftpersons.
Venture Smith Exhibit at Hartford History Center — October 24, 2015 — February 29, 2016
Oct 09, 2015
Hartford History Center, in partnership with the Documenting Venture Smith Project, is proud to present Making Freedom—The Life of Venture Smith: In His Own Voice, an exhibit that tells the story of a unique American, originally an African prince who was enslaved in the 18th century by New England traders, labored in bondage for 25 years, purchased his own freedom, wrote a narrative of his life and became a respected businessman in Connecticut.
Images of Hartford, 1865-1955, August 25 – September 30, 2015
Aug 24, 2015
Highlights include the origins of the Fuller Brush company on Park Street, the 1885 location of the Aetna Insurance Company on State Street, the Hartford Post Office on the East lawn of the Old State House and the home of poet Lydia Sigourney.
Opposite Sides of the World – Connecticut to Singapore: Paintings by Janette Maxey
Aug 08, 2015
This exhibition is compares and contrasts people, places, and everyday objects in Singapore and Connecticut. This series of gouache paintings tells a story of these two places.
Large and Small – the Sculptures of David Hayes
May 29, 2015
Connecticut sculptor David Hayes worked with steel and torch to create modern abstract art that can become “whatever you interpret it to be,” using various organic and geometric forms and...
“Weaving with Hand-Dyed Fiber” Exhibit
May 08, 2015
The Hartford Artisans Weaving Center returns to assemble another stunning display of hand-dyed fiber art. Handwoven scarves, throws, wall hangings and other original pieces are for sale.
Garden Club of Hartford/Keney Park Design Contest Exhibit, May 1 to August 15
May 02, 2015
The Garden Club of Hartford, in partnership with the City of Hartford, recently issued a design challenge to area landscape architecture and design students: create more beautiful and welcoming entrances to Hartford’s Keney Park. The results are now in and the prizewinning entries will be on display in the Hartford History Center.
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