Press Releases
Relaunch: Nook Farm Walking Tour

HARTFORD, CT – The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center invites everyone to walk through history with our new neighborhood walking tour, Seeing Is Revealing: Nook Farm Then and Now. Alongside the guide-led walking tours, visitors can also purchase a self-guided walking tour.

2023 Stowe Prize Winner Announced!

Hartford (CT)—The 2023 Stowe Prize is awarded to Dr. Ruha Benjamin, a professor of African American studies at Princeton University, for her book, Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want

Lunchtime Lecture on Untold LGBTQIA+ Histories

Hartford (CT) — The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center shares for the first-time new research on Katharine S. Day, the museum’s founding preservationist and the great-niece of Harriet Beecher Stowe. The program seeks to better understand Day’s identity in context of gender and female sexuality in the early 20th-century, how it might have informed her activism as a preservationist and promoter of women’s rights, and in concert with other historic sites engaged in similar interpretive work.

Sewing & Learning Workshops

Hartford (CT)—The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center presents its 2023 Sewing & Learning Workshop. The History and Contemporary Craftivist Use of Sentiment Sewing includes lively talks, a dynamic “sewing circle” with discussion and hands-on crafting, and the materials needed to try your skills as a craftivist, or craft activist. The cost is $55 per person for Zoom access to the talks and a hands-on sewing circle activity, as well as a supply kit, which will be mailed in advance of the workshop.