Shoreline Arts Alliance: Connecticut’s Oldest State-Wide Photography Competition Accepting Submissions for 2024 Show

Kehler Lidell Gallery 873 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT

Submissions accepted online until August 7th, 2023. We have opened submissions for IMAGES, Connecticut’s oldest state-wide photography competition. Now in its 44th exhibition cycle, IMAGES is a jury-curated photography exhibition which is returning this year to being held in a physical gallery setting. Accepted artists are eligible for various awards, and there is exciting programming […]

Connecticut in Motion: How Four Centuries of Transportation Have Shaped Our State

Meriden Historical Society 41 Main Street, Meriden

Join Richard DeLuca from Wesleyan University as he presents "Connecticut in Motion: How Four Centuries of Transportation Have Shaped Our State." He will talk about the importance of transportation as a force of history, and highlight the various stages of transportation development in Connecticut, from stagecoaches on the original Post Road, to steamboats, railroads, electric […]

Gravestone Cleaning Workshop

Stanley-Whitman House 37 High Street, Farmington

Roll up your sleeves, get dirty and learn all about Connecticut’s colonial graveyards from Ruth Shapleigh-Brown of CT Gravestone Network. Ms. Shapleigh-Brown has been involved in burial ground preservation and gravestone studies since the mid 1980's which is her passion in life. Stanley-Whitman House gravestone cleaning workshops run from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and […]

$25

Author Talk: Kathleen Housley:“Stone Breaker: The Poet James Gates Percival and the Beginning of Geology in New England,”at Pardee-Morris House

Pardee-Morris House 325 Lighthouse Road, New Haven

In the early 1800s, when the prevailing belief was that the earth was 6,000 years old and had been shaped by Noah’s flood, James Gates Percival showed that the traprock in the Connecticut valley was volcanic and far older. Housley is the author of eleven books. Her poems and essays on the interconnection between science […]