Your Ticket to Hartford

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

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 (i.e. ghost tours, Clue tours, etc.)

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.

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)
  • Free admission to Stowe-Twain Experience joint tour (no +1 for this tour)
  • 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 Emily Waniewski, Program Coordinator, at EWaniewski@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

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
  • No charge for guided class tours and on-site programs
  • Personal Consultations and Workshops for Capital faculty

The Old State House is just two blocks from the college. Drop in and see History is All Around Us (a fun and interactive museum of Hartford), beautifully restored legislative chambers and other historic rooms, and the Museum of Oddities and Curiosities.

Faculty should contact Brian Cofrancesco Head of Education, to discuss tours and programming on such topics as government, civic engagement, Hartford history, the Amistad Trial, Prudence Crandall, P. T. Barnum, and more – Brian.Cofrancesco@cga.ct.gov or 860-522-6766 x28.

Hartford Stage

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

Benefits for Capital students with Capital ID:
  • One ticket for $10 for any performance (subject to availability, bronze seating only) -- no handling or facility fee for student discount.

Benefits for Capital faculty/staff with Capital ID:
  • 50% off the price of one ticket for any performance (subject to availability) + handling fee and facility fee

Go to One Play page for information on more discounts, programing, and workshops.

Theaterworks

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

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.theaterworkshartford.org or by calling the Box Office at 860.527.7838.

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
    • Recognition in CTL's Annual Report
    • Free subscription to CTL's quarterly newsletter
    • 10% discount in all of CTL's museum shops
    • Invitations to special events and programs
    • 2 for 1 admission to the Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library
    • Discount on a subscription to Connecticut Explored, the magazine of Connecticut history
  • FREE research appointments & access to Connecticut Landmarks archival collections, including:
    • One-on-one research assistance to help students get introduced to archival research
    • Up to 2 FREE high-resolution scans of historic photographs for papers & presentations ($20 per copy value)
    • Up to 20 FREE copies of archival documents (50c per copy value)
  • 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:

  • FREE individualized field trips for all classes including:
    • development of applicable content
    • presentation of relevant primary sources
    • historical discussion to dovetail with class curriculum
  • FREE guest lecturers including unlimited class or seminar visits from CTL staff
  • FREE Non-Profit meeting rate facility rentals at any of our 3 Hartford Locations (first 3 meeting are FREE) including:
    • Amos Bull House Community Education Center with digital projector, sound, and conference calling (also includes use of Catering Kitchen & Restroom)
    • Butler-McCook Garden & grounds, & adjacent Amos Bull House Richard P. Garmany Fund Music & Education Terrace, & lawn area
    • Isham-Terry House including large parlor and optional audio-visual equipment.