Story | Feb 27, 2014 | 12:45 PM
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Story | Mar 7, 2014 | 4:10 PMQuilts hand sewn by grandmothers, mothers, sisters, and aunts hold family histories in their stitches. But those quilts tell larger stories that go beyond individual families to document the history of women's work and women's art that adds a unique perspective to Connecticut at Work, the year-long conversation on the past, present and future of work life in Connecticut created by Connecticut Humanities. A public lecture and day-long intensive workshop use the rich resources of the CHS to explore quiltmaking as women's work and women's creative outlet, how women's work then and now can be undervalued, and how museums work to preserve textiles and to present women's history.
Story | Feb 25, 2014 | 2:30 AM
Story | Feb 20, 2014 | 4:10 PM
Elizabeth Abbe, director of public outreach for the Connecticut Historical Society, will repeat her popular program "From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s" at Unity Church, 919 Ellington Road, at 7 p.m. Admission for the event, is $5 per...
Story | Dec 31, 2013 | 5:24 PM