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Students and employees of Capital Community College have special access to these great partner institutions. Your CCC ID is your ticket to lots of fun and educational opportunities in Hartford.

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organization inside the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, comprising 7,000 original paintings, sculpture, artifacts, historical documents and photographs, as well as memorabilia and rare books that document the African American experience.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

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

Connecticut Science Center
  • Faculty can reserve student tickets for class visits or assignments with CCC Banks Library director Dan Lewis
  • Free admission for faculty & staff with CCC ID to assist in planning lessons and keeping up-to-date on exhibits
  • Custom field trips
  • Access to research materials
  • Huskey, A, C, and EBT Recipients are eligible for Access Memberships for just $20 per family per year!

For a limited time (through summer 2022) — don’t miss the newest traveling exhibition, Mummies of the World. It truly is a blockbuster!

CT Science Center Mummies

The first science center in the nation to use fuel cell for the majority of its power, CT Science Center features more than 165 hands-on activities and exhibits, 4 educational labs, daily programs, a gift shop, restaurant, and a 3-D digital theater.

Connecticut Science Center250 Columbus BoulevardHartford, CT, 06103www.ctsciencecenter.org

HHP Liaison:

Jeffrey Partridge, Humanities Departmentjpartridge@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5191
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

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 Society 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

Hartford Symphony Orchestra

www.hartfordsymphony.org

    To purchase tickets, call the Bushnell Box Office 860.987.5900 or visit in person. You must show your CCC ID when picking up your tickets at Will Call.

    *Discount applies to one or more tickets with a current CCC ID.

    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 Stage

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    Hartford Stage
    50 Church Street, Hartford, CT 06103
    Box Office: 860.527.5151
    www.hartfordstage.com

    Benefits for Capital students and faculty/staff for One Play Dates:

    • $5 tickets are available for One Play performance dates only. Go to One Play page for information on discounts, programming, and workshops.

    Benefits for Capital students with Capital ID:

    • Up to two tickets for $10 each for any performance (subject to availability, bronze seating only) — no additional fees

    Benefits for Capital faculty/staff with Capital ID:

    • 50% off the price of up to two tickets for any performance (subject to availability, bronze seating only) — no additional fees

     

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Wadsworth Atheneum Logowww.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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