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Where Conversation

Leads to Action

A lively venue, the Stowe Center presents public conversations on social issues, programs that inspire positive action: award-winning Salons at Stowe, author events, film screenings, book discussions,
community open houses and more.

Author Events and Reading Groups
Join the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center as we explore the ongoing legacy of Harriet’s work through lectures, author events, and reading groups.

Topics range from historical to contemporary, encompassing gender, race, class, culture, and social activism.

Many books are available through our Stowe Center store.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe's Birthday
Held the second Saturday in June, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Community Birthday Celebration features free family activities.

The event is held on Connecticut Open House Day, a statewide celebration of arts and cultural organizations. We welcome families and guests of all ages.

Stowe on the Go
Programs at your site

Let the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center bring an engaging, interactive 90-minute program to your place of business, corporation, library, civic group, or community center:

Her Words Changed the World
Discover how Harriet Beecher Stowe was inspired to write Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the continuing impact of its message. Connect the past to the present and consider how you can take action on an issue, just as Stowe did.

Salons by Stowe
Join in facilitated conversation on a social justice issue such as bias, racism, or white privilege. Leave feeling inspired to action.

Salons 101
Learn skills to facilitate effective group discussions, bringing critical thinking and dialogue to your organization.

Contact us for prices and reservations.

Contact us to bring Stowe on the Go to you.