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  • Community Voice Channel

    About Community Voice Channel:  Community Voice Channel is the non-profit cable access television center that serves the towns of Andover, Bolton, Ellington, Hebron, Marlborough, Tolland and Veron, Connecticut. Public Access Television was created to give community mem...

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  • New England Civil War Museum

    Our Mission The New England Civil War Museum and its library, works to convey the lessons of the American Civil War. We exist to perpetuate the memory of the Civil War and of those who helped to save the Union, through the preservation and display of relics of that war. The...

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  • East Hartford Community Cultural Center

    Originally East Hartford's second high school, this structure was erected in 1917 to replace the first high school located at Main and Chapman which was destroyed by fire in 1915. The building was added to in 1928, 1936, and 1941. It served as a high school until June 1954 w...

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  • Connecticut Trolley Museum

    The Connecticut Electric Railway Association, Inc. is the owner and operator of The Connecticut Trolley Museum. Founded in October 1940, it is the nation's oldest incorporated organization dedicated to the preservation of the trolley era. As a non-profit institution, its e...

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  • Glastonbury Art Guild

    Mission Statement: The Glastonbury Art Guild is a non-profit art organization that provides opportunities for its members, students, emerging and established artists, art lovers and the community at large through programs, instruction, demonstrations, mentoring, scholarship...

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  • Hartford Symphony Orchestra

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra, marking its 63rd season in 2006-2007, is Connecticut's premier musical organization and is widely recognized as one of America's leading regional orchestras. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra believes passionately in the performance of live sym...

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  • The Fire Museum

    The Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of firefighting in America with special emphasis on Connecticut. The Fire Museum located in the heart of the Cheney National Historic District, The ...

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  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum Of Art

    History: The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the oldest public art museum in the United States, was founded in 1842 by Daniel Wadsworth, one of the first important American patrons of the arts.  Its collections of nearly 50,000 works of art span 5,000 years and featu...

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  • Old New-Gate Prison and Copper Mine

    Mining operations began at the Old New-Gate location in 1705. However, mining was not profitable, and in 1773 the Colony of Connecticut began to use the abandoned tunnels as a prison. It was used to house prisoners during the American Revolution, and in 1790 became the sta...

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  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

    The Stowe Center’s mission is to preserve and interpret Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Hartford home and the Center’s historic collections, create a forum for vibrant discussion of her life and work, and inspire individuals to embrace and emulate her commitment to...

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  • The Mark Twain House and Museum

    The mission of The Mark Twain House & Museum is to foster an appreciation of the legacy of Mark Twain as one of our nation's defining cultural figures, and to demonstrate the continuing relevance of his work, life and times....

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  • Old State House

    The Old State House Association is a nonprofit association that was formed in 1975 to protect and preserve the site and the building in Hartford, Connecticut. About  Old State House invites visitors of all ages to reawaken their own civic engagement and awareness thro...

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  • Hartford Children's Theatre

    Our Mission The Hartford Children's Theatre (HCT) was founded and incorporated as a nonprofit corporation in the state of Connecticut in February 1989. HCT offers year round programming for children and families, and achieves its educational and artistic goals through a va...

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  • Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

    Mission The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum promotes understanding of colonial life and its enduring influence in the lower Connecticut River Valley through the preservation and interpretation of the Museum's buildings, collections, and grounds. To achieve this mission, the Mus...

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  • Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

    The Webb-Deane-StevensMuseum promotes understanding of colonial life and its enduring influence in the lower Connecticut RiverValley through the preservation and interpretation of the Museum's buildings, collections, and grounds.To achieve this mission, the MuseumBrings the ...

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  • Lutz Children's Museum

    Mission Statement The mission of the Lutz Children's Museum shall be to provide a multi-faceted museum for children to explore culture, history, and the natural sciences through internal and external exhibits, programs, and experiences.History The late Hazel Lutz was a belov...

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  • The Webster Theater

    About Us The Webster was built more than 60 years ago as a motion picture theatre. Several years ago, the theatre had been restored to it's former art deco style with the addition of five bars. The original movie screen remains intact with full video capability as does the...

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  • The Artists Collective

    The Artists Collective is a cultural institution serving the Greater Hartford region, providing year-round professional training in dance, music, drama, visual and martial arts emphasizing the arts and culture of the African Diaspora. The mission of the Artists Col...

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  • Elizabeth Park Conservancy

    The area which is now known as Elizabeth Park was once owned by Charles H. Pond. Mr. Pond was a wealthy industrialist and statesman whose career included the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Hartford National Bank, and Treasurer of the State of Connecticut. When...

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  • Connecticut Opera Association

    Mission Statement Connecticut Opera produces quality opera featuring well-known and emerging artists, stage directors and conductors, offers opera education and outreach programs that engage diverse communities, and introduces and encourages further appreciation of opera,...

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  • Riverfront Recapture

    Our private, non-profit organization is leading the effort to reconnect metropolitan Hartford with the Connecticut River and provide community access to the waterfront through four beautiful parks in Hartford and East Hartford. Our network of parks and public recreational fa...

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  • XFINITY Theatre

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  • Hartford Stage

    Mission:To enlighten, entertain, and educate by creating theatrical works of the highest caliber that have a transformative impact on our field, our audiences and our community.About Us:Hartford Stage is one of the leading resident theatres in the United States, known intern...

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  • Manchester Bicentennial Band Shell

    About Our 40th Season will have 22 concerts at our band shell on the campus of Manchester Community College. Our performances are always FREE and all we ask is that you bring something comfortable to sit on, a plastic bottle of water, if you think you might get thirsty, so...

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  • Austin Arts Center

    Located on the Trinity College campus in Hartford, Connecticut, the Austin Arts Center (AAC) presents an eclectic and lively mix of music, theater, dance and visual arts featuring guest artists, faculty and students. Events are presented during the academic year from Septemb...

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  • Hartford Chorale

    The Hartford Chorale, founded in 1972, is a chorus of more than 140 men and women who are selected annually through competitive auditions. Singers come from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island, and represent diverse occupations in business and the professio...

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  • Real Art Ways

    Mission: Real Art Ways is an alternative multi-disciplinary arts organization that presents and supports contemporary artists and their work, facilitates the creation of new work, and creatively engages and informs audiences and communities. Goals: Provide Space Real Art...

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  • Hartford Civic Center

    The doors to the Hartford Civic Center Veterans Memorial Coliseum and Exhibition Center opened on January 9, 1975, with Glenn Campbell kicking off the start of an event filled weekend. The following evening, Johnny Mathis and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra took to the stage...

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  • Pope Park

    The mission of The Friends of Pope Park is to improve the quality of life for area and city residents through the use of Pope Park and its Facilities.  History Pope Park was donated to the city of Hartford by Colonel Albert Pope for his employees and city residents to...

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  • Manchester Symphony Orchestra And Chorale

    Our Mission: The mission of the Manchester Symphony and Chorale (MSOC) is to: 1) promote the performance of quality orchestral and choral music on a non-profit basis; 2) enhance the enjoyment and enrichment of its members; 3) contribute to the furtherance of the performing...

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  • Little Theatre Of Manchester

    History: Organized in 1960 under the aegis of the Recreation Department, The Little Theatre of Manchester, Inc. is a theater company of, by and for the community. In 1966, LTM re-organized as a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation in the State of Connecticut. Since 1961, ...

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  • Podunk Bluegrass Festival

    The Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival will celebrate its 12th year with one of its most outstanding line-ups to date. The festival will run from Thursday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 5th at Martin Park in East Hartford, Connecticut. People always ask, "How nice can this ...

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  • Vintage Radio And Communications Museum Of Connecticut

    About Us:Since 1991, our museum has been dedicated to educating the public about the history of electronic communications, with a particular focus on Connecticut's contributions to that evolution.Thousands of hours have been put in by our dedicated volunteers and if you'd ha...

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  • Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

    As Connecticut's premier presenter of the performing arts, The Bushnell has delighted and inspired audiences for more than seven decades and plays a leading role in the state's cultural life. The Bushnell, a nonprofit organization, is renowned for community programs, as well...

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  • Center For Progressive Therapies

    The Center for Progressive Therapies (C4PT) is a growing community of holistic practitioners. See our definition of holistic below. We serve wellness seekers as a facility for a variety of awareness and growth workshops as well as a hosting facility for gatherings open to th...

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  • Chabad House of Greater Hartford
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  • Cinestudio

    History Cinestudio was founded in 1970 by a group of students at Trinity College. The students converted a large lecture hall in the college’s Clement Chemistry Building into a recreation of a 1930s film house. The theater was created as a cooperative, with students o...

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  • Edward E. King Museum
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  • Museum Of Connecticut History

    About Us  The focus of the Museum and its collections is Connecticut's government, military and industrial history. Permanent and changing exhibits trace the growth of the State and its role in the development of the nation from the Colonial era to the present. The Mu...

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