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The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
The Amistad Center for Art & Culture

www.amistadcenter.org

  • Free admission ($15 value)
  • Free group tours & class visits ($120 value)

An independent cultural arts organization inside the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, comprising 7,000 original paintings, sculpture, artifacts, historical documents and photographs, as well as memorabilia and rare books that document the African American experience.

The Amistad Center
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 838-4133
www.amistadcenter.org

HHP Liaison:
Minati Roychoudhuri, English
mroychoudhuri@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5017

The Bushnell Performing Arts Center
  • Discounted student tickets for select shows
    (announced through college email)
  • Group events for students, staff, and faculty
    (announced through college email)
  • Free One Note tickets (What is One Note?)*
  • Internship opportunities

Built in 1930, the Bushnell presents more than 350 events annually, including major Broadway tours, symphony orchestras, family presentations, local arts, and community events.

The Bushnell
166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 987-5900
www.bushnell.org

HHP Liaison:
Nancy LaGuardia, Marketing/Management
nlaguardia@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5174

Connecticut Landmarks
  • Free admission ($10 value)
  • Member-priced event tickets
  • 10% museum shop discount
  • Custom field trips
  • Access to collections
  • Internship opportunities
  • Reduced rental rates

3 of CT Landmarks’ 11 historic properties are within walking distance: the Butler McCook House & Garden (a family who loved music, art, and travel), the Isham-Terry House (home to Dr. Oliver Isham and his medical practice), and the Amos Bull House (built in 1789 as a dry goods store and a residence).

Connecticut Landmarks
59 South Prospect Street
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 247-8996
www.ctlandmarks.org

HHP Liaison:
Jeffrey Partridge, Humanities Department
jpartridge@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5191

Connecticut's Old State House
  • Free admission ($8 value)
  • Free group tours ($50 value)
  • Custom field trips & workshops
  • In-class staff visits
  • Access to research materials
  • Internship opportunities

Connecticut’s Old State House reawakens citizen engagement and awareness. You’ll find unique exhibits, original legislative rooms, and even a recreation of Joseph Steward’s 1798 museum of curiosities.

Connecticut’s Old State House
800 Main Street
Hartford, CT, 06103
(860) 522-6766
www.ctoldstatehouse.org

HHP Liaison:
Jeffrey Partridge, Humanities Department
jpartridge@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5191

OSH Liaison:
Brian Cofrancesco, Head of Education
brian.cofrancesco@cga.ct.gov, (860) 522-6766

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.org

  • Free tour admission w/+1 ($20 value)
  • Free group tours ($160 value)
  • Member-priced event tickets
  • 10% museum shop discount
  • In-class staff visits
  • Access to research library

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center preserves and interprets Stowe’s Hartford home, presenting public conversations and programs that inspire positive action including: Salons at Stowe, author events, film screenings, book discussions, self-guided garden tours, and more.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
77 Forest Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 522-9258
www.harrietbeecherstowe.org

HHP Liaison:
Gerald Murphy, Accounting
gmurphy@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5170

HBSH Liaison:
Amy Hufnagel, Director of Programs & Visitor Services
Ahufnagel@stowecenter.org, (860) 522-9258

Connecticut Historical Museum & Library
  • Free admission ($12 value)
  • Member-priced event tickets
  • Member discounts in store and for programs
  • Custom introductory & behind-the-scenes tours
  • Access to the Waterman Research Center

Connecticut Historical Society is a non-profit museum, library, archive, and education center. Visitors can research family history, explore an extensive costume and textile collection, and more. The Waterman Research Center is your point of access to the millions of objects, manuscripts, photographs, prints, books, maps, and historical documents.

Connecticut Historical Society
One Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 236-5621
www.chs.org

HHP Liaison:
Jeffrey Partridge, Humanities Department
jpartridge@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5191

Hartbeat Ensemble

www.hartbeatensemble.org

  • $5 performance tickets ($50 value)*
  • Subsidized theater rentals
    *Buy up to two $5 tickets.

Across the street from the Mark Twain House, HartBeat Ensemble offers live performance and guided conversations. Education Programs (Youth Play Institute, Startin’ Drama, and more) teach conflict resolution, civic engagement, and deeper learning. Please note: HartBeat Ensemble’s policy is that no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

HartBeat Ensemble
360 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 548-9144
www.hartbeatensemble.org

HHP Liaison:
Julia Rosenblatt, Humanities Department
jrosenblatt@ccc.commnet.edu, (860) 906-5206

Harford Symphony Orchestra

www.hartfordsymphony.org

Hartford Symphony Orchestra is the second largest orchestra in New England. Purchase all tickets in advance by phone. **For rush tickets, call the box office 1 hour in advance, day of performance.

Hartford Symphony Orchestra
166 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 244-2999
www.hartfordsymphony.org

HHP Liaison:
Joshua Hummel, Humanities Department
jhummel@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5039

HSO Liaison:
Ruth Sovronsky, Development Director
rsovrsonsky@hartfordsymphony.org, (860) 760-7321

Hartford History Center

www.hplct.org

  • No admission fee
  • Free access to digital and physical collections (some resources may require Hartford Public Library card)
  • Open for class visits (limited hours)

Located on the 3rd floor of the Hartford Public Library at 500 Main Street, the Hartford History Center is a great resource for research projects on Hartford topics and for class visits. Access online resources or book an in-person research appointment via the HHC website. Faculty who wish to design projects or arrange class visits should contact the center for assistance.

Hartford History Center
3rd Floor, Hartford Public Library
500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 695-6297
Hartford History Center Website

HHP Liaison:
Jeffrey Partridge, Humanities Department
jpartridge@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5191

Real Art Ways

www.realartways.org

  • Free gallery admission & group tours
  • $6 cinema tickets ($11 value)
  • $5 admission to Creative Cocktail Hour ($10 value)
  • Post film discussions (including “Science on Screen”)
  • Custom field trips

Real Art Ways exhibits visual art, houses an independent cinema, and presents live music with community events including “Creative Cocktail Hour” each third Thursday of the month, where creative, interesting and open-minded people gather to experience all kinds of art and connect with one another.

Real Art Ways
56 Arbor Street
Hartford, CT 06101
www.realartways.org

HHP Liaison:
Valerie Garlick, Humanities Department
vgarlick@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5201

RAW Liaison:
Jessica Henning, Executive Assistant
jhenning@realartways.org, 860-232-1006

The Mark Twain House & Museum

www.marktwainhouse.org

  • Free house tour with CCC ID ($26 value)
  • Member-priced event tickets
  • Access to research library
  • Custom field trips & workshops

In addition to providing tours of Twain’s restored home, the Mark Twain House & Museum, a National Historic Landmark, offers activities and educational programs that illuminate Twain’s literary legacy and provide information about his life and times.

The Mark Twain House & Museum
351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 247-0998
www.marktwainhouse.org

HHP Liaison:
Jeffrey Partridge, Humanities Department
jpartridge@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5191

MTH Liaison: Dr. Erin Bartram, School Programs Coordinator
erin.bartram@marktwainhouse.org, (860) 280-3146

Sea Tea Improv Comedy Theater

www.seateaimprov.com

  • $5 tickets for students ($10 value)*
  • $8 tickets for faculty & staff*
  • Backstage tours
  • In-class workshops
  • Reduced rental rates
    *Purchase tickets at the door ½ an hour before showtime with CCC ID.

Sea Tea Improv presents six or more original comedy shows every week – improv, sketch comedy, stand-up and more – in an 80-seat underground theater at 15 Asylum Street. Courses and workshops are available for all ages in the studio space next door.

Sea Tea Improv Comedy Theater
15 Asylum Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 578-4832
www.seateaimprov.com

HHP Liaison:
Julia Rosenblatt, Humanities Department
jrosenblatt@ccc.commnet.edu, (860) 906-5206

Sonia Plumb Dance

www.soniaplumbdance.org

  • $5 One Dance tickets (What is One Dance?)*
  • $10 performance tickets for students*
  • ½ price performance tickets for faculty & staff ($55+ value)*
    *Buy up to two tickets at this cost per CCC ID.
  • Custom introductory & behind-the-scenes tours
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Reduced rental rates

Enriching, educating, and connecting diverse audiences through innovative modern dance, Sonia Plumb Dance pushes art in new directions and brings together a community of composers, musicians, videographers, and puppeteers to create eye-opening experiences.

Hartford Stage
50 Church Street, Mezzanine
Hartford, CT 06103
Tickets: (860) 797-5157
Email: info@soniaplumbdance.org
www.soniaplumbdance.org

HHP Liaison:
Valerie Garlick, Humanities Department
vgarlick@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5201

TheaterWorks Hartford

www.twhartford.org

  • $5 tickets for CCC students ($30 value)*
  • $25 tickets for faculty & staff
  • Free bulk tickets for courses incorporating TheaterWorks plays
  • Backstage tours
  • See website for additional TheaterWorks Deals (college matinee, free)
    *Buy up to two $5 tickets.

Housed inside City Arts on Pearl Street (home to numerous nonprofits and performance, gallery, office, and storage spaces) TheaterWorks presents thought-provoking plays in a small intimate space with 195 seats, only 8 rows back in any direction. Purchase rush tickets at the door 1 hour prior to performance.

TheaterWorks Hartford
233 Pearl Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 527-7838
www.twhartford.org

HHP Liaison:
Daniela Ragusa, Humanities Department
dragusa@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5202

Wadsworth Atheneum

www.thewadsworth.org

  • Free admission ($15 value)
  • Free custom group tours ($50 value)
  • Free admission to special college events
  • Access to the Auerbach Art Library
  • Internship opportunities
  • Sketching permitted for works in the permanent collection

Founded in 1842, this Wadsworth Atheneum is the oldest, continuously operating public art museum in the United States. For custom tours, contact a group visit associate one month in advance at (860) 838-4046. Faculty can also browse and schedule tours online. Special restrictions and rules apply, find details online at thewadsworth.org.

The Wadsworth Atheneum
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 278-2670
www.thewadsworth.org

HHP Liaison:
Valerie Garlick, Humanities Department
vgarlick@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5201

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