Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, January at Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center 

January at Stowe

MLK Day Open House
Shaping Social Change Film Series
and more

Happy New Year! 
Open House
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 16   9:30 AM - 5 PM
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Martin Luther King Jr.

Join us for a free open house commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Tour the Katharine Seymour Day House
  • Enjoy hands-on writing & crafts activities for all ages
  • Ring bells for nonviolence and peace
  • View and discuss 13th, director Ava Duvernay's in-depth look at the prison system in the U.S.
Donate new bath towels and feminine hygiene products for emergency shelters -- a project of the Muslim Coalition of CT  

Shaping Social Change Film Series
Films & Speakers
Co-Presented with Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and The Amistad Center for Art & Culture

Hunter Gatherer Hunter Gatherer 
January 21 & 22
 2 PM
Ashley Douglas thinks everything should fall in place when he's released from prison: Friends should come to his welcome home party and his girlfriend should greet him warmly. When things don't go as planned, Ashley restarts his life with next to nothing.

Followed by:
February 22
6:30 PM
The Birth of a Nation (2016)
March 1
6:30 PM
Moonlight (2016)
March 15
Loving (2016)

All events take place at 
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Speakers to be announced

Tickets at the door: $9
Seniors & Students: $8
Stowe Center Members: $7

The Preservation Tour
Saturday, January 14 at 3 PM
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center  Ticketed Event

Go behind the scenes!
$3.3 million preservation project 
in the Harriet Beecher Stowe House,
a National Historic Landmark
Hear about:
Project planning
Packing, moving & storing historic collections
New discoveries about Stowe's interiors
Upcoming Programs
Salons at Stowe, Author Events & More!
Looking for activities to chase away the winter blahs?
We've got lots in store for you at the Stowe Center:

SALONS AT STOWE   5:30 - 7:30 PM
Salons at Stowe
February 16
If You Can't See It, Can You Be It?
Race and gender representation in film & popular culture
March 9
Continuing the Dream: What Are the Challenges Facing Undocumented Students?
March 23
Unpacking Islamophobia

Teja Arboleda
Dr. Bill Howe
February 15
Author Teja Arboleda
with multicultural educator Dr. Bill Howe
Mixed Feelings and
In the Shadow of Race...Again

Welcome New Staff
Chelsea Austin
Chelsea Austin 
loves history and first visited the Stowe Center when she was 8 years old! The 2014 UCONN grad is pursing a masters in marketing.

Look for Chelsea's smiling face on your next tour!
In This Issue
Film & Speaker Series
The Preservation Tour
Winter Programs
Welcome New Staff
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Stowe Center 
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H.B. Stowe House 
The 1871 Stowe House 
 is getting: 
* New climate systems
* State-of-the-art fire    suppression  
*Historic windows restoration
*Refreshed carpeting and wallcoverings 
The Stowe Center remains OPEN for visitors
More Information  
   The Stowe-Twain Experience
Tour the Stowe Center and get $3 off a tour of the neighboring Mark Twain House & Museum. 
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Katherine D. Kane 
Executive Director
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Stowe Center Mission
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center preserves and interprets Stowe's Hartford home and the Center's historic collections, promotes vibrant discussion of her life and work, and inspires commitment to social justice and positive change.
Stowe Center program support is generously provided by our Members, Donors and:    
Aetna Foundation Inc.; Barnes Group Foundation; Bartlett Brainard Eacott; Bradley, Foster & Sargent, Inc.; Charles Nelson Robinson Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; Chubb Group; Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts; Conning; Day Pitney LLP; Elizabeth Carse Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; Eversource; Fairview Capital Partners; Fiduciary Investment Advisors; George A. and Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of America Co-Trustee; Greater Hartford Arts Council; Greater Hartford Arts Council's United Arts Campaign; Hartford Foundation for Public Giving; Jewelers Mutual; Lincoln Financial Foundation; Pratt & Whitney; Premier Accounting Group; Pullman & Comley LLP; Robinson + Cole LLP; Tauck World of Giving; The Hartford; The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Co.; Travelers; United Technologies Corporation; William Beecher Scoville Foundation.