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Spirits at Stowe: An Otherworldly Tour

10/07/13
Only in October -- Halloween and Friday and Saturday nights at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 PM. Reserve your spot today!  more >>

Stowe Center receives $150,000 federal grant

09/14/13
Institute for Museum and Library Sciences will support the Stowe House Collections preservation project. more >>

How to Help Those Affected by the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

12/17/12
"Sorrow reveals forces in ourselves we never dreamed of…"
Harriet Beecher Stowe, in "The Minister’s Wooing" (1859)
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Stowe Center Receives Grant from Bank of America

12/04/12
Bank of America Charitable Foundation contributed $2,500 for Stowe Center school programs for Hartford students K-12. more >>

Kudos to Robin Bernstein, winner of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Outstanding Book Award

07/30/12
Ms. Bernstein visited the Stowe Center as part of her research for "Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights." more >>

Congratulations to Barbara Hochman, winner of the DeLong Prize

07/30/12
Professor Hochman was awarded the 2012 DeLong Book History Book Prize for "Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Reading Revolution: Race, Literacy, Childhood and Fiction, 1851 -1911." more >>

Food drive

12/01/11
The Stowe Center is pleased to partner with our Asylum Hill neighbor, the Loaves & Fishes Ministries Pantry Program. In the tradition of the Stowe family’s generosity and caring for neighbors, we are collecting donations for the LFM pantry. more >>

Stowe Center awarded funding for Collections Preservation Project

07/29/11
Congressman John B. Larson notified the Stowe Center this week that the National Endowment for the Humanities will award the Stowe Center $335,000 to support the second phase of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Collections Preservations Project! more >>

Thanks to the Connecticut Historical Society

05/26/11
Petition to abolish slavery finds a permanent home at the Stowe Center. more >>

Stowe Arrives at Connecticut Hall of Fame!

05/25/11
Harriet Beecher Stowe is recognized in her 200th year. more >>

Congressman John Larson Honored by American Association of Museums

03/02/11
The Stowe Center counts ourselves fortunate to have a true champion for museums as our representative in Congress. more >>

Stowe in Governor's Speech!

01/06/11
Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy quotes Harriet Beecher Stowe. more >>

Commemorative Stowe Quilt

01/05/11
Harwinton Woman's Club to Create a Stowe Quilt more >>

Pulitzer Luncheon Event Photos

10/04/09
Thanks to all our sponsors and guests at the Stowe Center's Pulitzer Prize Winner luncheon on October 9th more >>