Your Ticket to Hartford

Through the Hartford Heritage Project, Capital Community College has created Institutional Memberships with the following organizations:
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Hartford Explore Your City

Hartford Explore Your City

Connecticut Landmarks

59 South Prospect St, Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 247 8996
www.ctlandmarks.org/

Connecticut Landmarks has three facilities within walking distance of CCC — The Butler McCook House & Garden, The Isham-Terry House, and the newly renovated Amos Bull House. Each offers unique spaces for scholarly discussions, and breath-taking views of Connecticut history through treasure troves of archival evidence and material culture.


Benefits for Capital students and faculty/staff with Capital ID:   

  • FREE Individual Membership to faculty & students including:
  • Admission to CTL's historic properties
  • 10% discount in all of CTL's museum shops
  • Member pricing for special events and programs
  • Preferred intern placement for recommended students in Archives & Collection Management, Curatorial, Gardens & Grounds, Education, or Marketing & Development

Benefits for Capital faculty/staff with Capital ID:   

Individualized field trips for classes including:
  • development of applicable content
  • presentation of relevant primary sources
  • historical discussion to dovetail with class curriculum

Non-Profit meeting rate facility rentals at Amos Bull House Community Education Center with digital projector, sound, and conference calling (also includes use of Catering Kitchen & Restroom)

Connecticut Science Center

Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
www.CTScienceCenter.org

Under our partnership with the Connecticut Science Center, Capital Community College purchases group tickets in advance for faculty to use for field trips and assignments, and the Science Center extends free access to faculty/staff so they may increase their familiarity with the Science Center, keep up on the latest exhibits, and plan activities and assignments around the Science Center’s resources.

Benefits:
  • Students in classes that utilize the Science Center for assignments and field trips will be assigned tickets by their instructors at no cost to the students.
  • Faculty/Staff will be granted free entry to the Science Center when they present their CCC ID.
Procedures for Faculty:
  • Faculty must reserve and pick-up pre-paid tickets for students in their classes. To reserve tickets, please contact Eileen Rhodes, the CCC Library Director at erhodes@capitalcc.edu
    • Please do not send any students to the CT Science Center without tickets. They will not be allowed entry without a ticket.
    • Tickets are limited and reservations are on a first come, first serve basis.
    • The CT Science Center will not be able to provide proof to faculty that students have visited their organization.
  • If you have any tickets left over that students did not use, please return them to the library so other classes can utilize them.

Connecticut’s Old State House

800 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 | 860.522.6766
www.ctoldstatehouse.org
check website or call for hours and exhibit information

Benefits for Capital students and faculty/staff:
  • Free admission with a valid student or faculty/staff ID
  • Free individualized class tours and on-site programs designed to support curriculum
  • Workshops and consultations that enable Capital faculty to better use Connecticut's Old State House resources for class work and assignments
  • Invitations to special events and programs
  • Preferred intern placement for recommended students
  • In-class discussions led by OSH staff

Connecticut’s Old State House is just two blocks from the College. Drop in and see History is All Around Us (an interactive exhibit about Hartford), beautifully restored legislative chambers, the Kid Governor’s Office, other historic rooms, the Museum of Curiosities, and changing exhibits. Guided and self-guided tours are available.

Faculty interested in tours and programming on such topics as government, civic engagement, Hartford history, the Amistad trials, Prudence Crandall, and more should contact Head of Education Brian Cofrancesco at Brian.Cofrancesco@cga.ct.gov or 860-522-6766 x 28. All programs and class visits must be scheduled in advance.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

77 Forest Street, Hartford, CT 06105 | 860-522-9258
www.HarrietBeecherStowe.org
check website or call for hours and exhibit information

Benefits for Capital students and faculty/staff with Capital ID:
  • Free house tour or child’s tour admission for faculty, staff and students +1 (e.g. for spouse/child)
  • Member discount for programs and workshops
  • Member discount in museum store
  • No charge for guided class tours and on-site programs
  • Access to research library with appointment
  • Workshops for participating faculty to develop Stowe and Social Justice-related curriculum

Faculty who wish to incorporate Stowe-related material and educational programs into their curriculum should contact Dr. Catherine Burton, Program Coordinator, at cburton@stowecenter.org or 860-522-9258 x 308.

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"The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today." – Harriet Beecher Stowe

HartBeat Ensemble

360 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105
Box Office: (860) 548-9144
www.hartbeatensemble.org

Benefits for Capital students with Capital ID:
$5 ticket for HartBeat production (subject to availability) -- students may purchase two tickets at this special discount price

Please note HartBeat also has the policy that no one will be turned away for lack of fund

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 Symphony Orchestra

166 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
HSO Ticketing Service: 860-244-2999

https://hartfordsymphony.org/

Click HERE for information on upcoming Masterworks, Sunday Serenades, and Intermix events.

HSO’s OVERTURE* PROGRAM:

  • - For any Capital student with Capital ID:
    • Two $10 tickets for any performance of Masterworks, Sunday Serenades, or Intermix, subject to availability – may be purchased in advance
    • Two $5 tickets available for ‘ONE NOTE’ performance dates only, subject to availability – and may be purchased in advance. See below for information on specific discounts, programming, and workshops for One Note.
    • Two $5 tickets available for same day performance “rush” tickets one hour prior to any Masterworks performance
  • - For any Capital faculty/staff member with Capital ID:
    • Two $10 tickets for any performance of Masterworks, Sunday Serenades or Intermix, subject to availability – may be purchased in advance

To purchase tickets, call the HSO Ticketing Service: 860-244-2999 and identify yourself as a Capital Community College student or faculty/staff. You must show your CCC ID when you collect your tickets.

*Overture: defined as the introduction to something more substantial

HSO’s ‘ONE NOTE’ program:

  • - Once per semester, the HSO will designate one of the Masterworks as a CCC “ONE NOTE” event. The spring 2019 One Note event is...
    • "Latin Lovers" Friday, February 15, 2019 - Sunday, February 17, 2019 with an exploration of the music of Astor Piazzolla, who brought the Argentinian art form of tango onto the classical stages and helped spark today’s tango revival.
      Click HERE to view the Prelude Guide for the Latin Lovers concert – includes information and music clips to prepare your mind and ears for this performance -- and your HEART! Happy Valentine’s Day! Prelude is created by the HSO as a pre-concert E-guide, meant to enhance the concert experience
  • - Capital faculty using the One Note concert in their course will be able to bring their class for free, subject to availability. Interested faculty should contact Ruth Sovronsky, Development Director, at 860-760-7321 or at rsovrsonsky@hartfordsymphony.org to make arrangements

Mark Twain House & Museum

351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105 | 860-247-0998
www.marktwainhouse.org
check website or call for hours and exhibit information

Benefits for Capital students and faculty/staff:
  • Free house tour with valid student or faculty/staff ID
  • Discounted member rates for all ticketed and specialty events, such as Ghost Tours, Clue Tours, etc, if a discounted rate is offered to Mark Twain House members for that event (not all events have member discounts).

Benefits for faculty and class visits arranged in advance:
  • No charge for guided class tours and on-site programs
  • Free educational use of public facilities in visitor center (subject to availability and advanced scheduling)
  • Workshops for Capital faculty to develop Twain-related curriculum

Faculty who wish to incorporate Twain material and educational programs into their curriculum should contact Dr. James Golden, Director of Education at 860-280-3146 or email james.golden@marktwainhouse.org. Faculty are advised to make arrangements well in advance.

Sea Tea Improv

15 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 578-4TEA
https://seateaimprov.com/

Benefits for Capital students with Capital ID:
  • $5 ticket for any improv performance (subject to availability) -- students may purchase two tickets at this special discount price at the door half an hour before the show.
Benefits for Capital faculty/staff with Capital ID:
  • $8 ticket for any improv performance (subject to availability) -- faculty/staff may purchase two tickets at this special discount price at the door half an hour before the show.

Theaterworks

233 Pearl St, Hartford, CT 06103
Box Office: (860) 527-7838
www.twhartford.org

Benefits for Capital students with Capital ID:
  • $5 ticket for any subscription-series performance (subject to availability) -- students may purchase two tickets at this special discount price

Benefits for Capital faculty/staff with Capital ID:

  • $25 ticket for any subscription-series performance (subject to availability) – faculty/staff may purchase two tickets at this special discount price

Special benefit for Capital classes:

  • Faculty who include a TheaterWorks play in their courses can bring their entire class to the play at no charge. Arrangements need to be made early to ensure ticket availability.

Students and faculty are also welcome to attend Theaterworks' ALL FREE student matinee, which typically falls on the 1st Saturday matinee in the run of a particular production. This date is always available at www.twhartford.org or by calling the Box Office at 860.527.7838.


Students are also eligible for the HCHE ALL FREE student rush ticket at any performance (come before the performance begins; one ticket per student).

Wadsworth Atheneum

600 Main Street | Hartford, CT | 06103 | (860) 278-2670
www.thewadsworth.org
check website or call for hours and exhibit information

Benefits for Capital students and faculty/staff:
  • Free admission with a valid student or faculty/staff ID
  • No charge for group tours and curriculum-structured tours
  • Use of Auerbach Art Library
  • Free admission to special college events

Group Tours
We encourage visits by college and university classes and groups. Request a docent-guided visit or set your own pace by self-guiding through the galleries. Contact our Group Visit Associate at (860) 838-4046 to book a visit today. Faculty can also browse and schedule tours online.

Curriculum-structured Tours
Curriculum-structured tours are tailored to amplify and enhance the content of a specific academic course or topic. Work with museum staff to plan an appropriate museum experience. Call (860) 838-4047 or e-mail to discuss the possibilities at least one month in advance.

Auerbach Art Library
Our 43,000-volume library is one of the most comprehensive museum libraries in New England. The library is currently open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11am-5pm.

Note: A $3 surcharge is added to all admissions during Fine Art & Flowers and Festival of Trees & Traditions.