Special Events


Inside the Stowe Collections: Stowe Prize 2021

September 23rd, 2021

An exclusive look inside the Stowe Collections with Dr. Eddie Glaude.

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center is delighted to honor Dr. Eddie Glaude as the 2021 Stowe Prize winner. Glaude receives the award for Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own (Crown Publishing Group, 2020), a book that uses the life of James Baldwin to create dialogue about racial inequality currently in the United States. This year’s events will be both on site and virtual.


The award will be presented on Thursday, September 23, 2021 on the Stowe Center grounds along with a rare look into the Stowe Collections with Glaude, Director of Collections and Research Beth Burgess, and Professor Jeffrey Ogbar. The rain date is Friday, September 24. An exclusive audio conversation with Glaude and a special guest will premiere online on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 in the Harriet Beecher Stowe Social Media Gallery.


More details for on-site and virtual programming COMING SOON.


Rain date: 9/24

Location The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center/77 Forest St./Hartford, CT 06105
Doors Open TBA