Virtual Art Exhibit – “Still In Prison, George Gould”

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CPA Prison Arts: Still in Prison, George Gould A virtual exhibit curated by Jeffrey Greene, Director of CT Prison Arts and recipient of a Charter Oak 2020 Vision Award Exhibit Opening: Tuesday, December 15 at 6:30pm FREE event; Join the Zoom by CLICKING HERE. Presented in collaboration with CPA Prison Arts, a program of Community […]

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Virtual Exhibit: UNCAGED ART – Tornillo Children’s Detention Camp

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The University of Texas El Paso's Centennial Museum presents UNCAGED ART: Tornillo Children's Detention Camp Curated by Dr. David Romo and Dr. Yolanda Chávez Leyva, directors of Museo Urbano, University of Texas at El Paso. Photographs ©Frontera Studio Graphic design by Amy Briones, Centennial Museum, University of Texas at El Paso. Uncaged Art presents the work of […]

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Charter Oak Chatter: “The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman

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With flowers bursting forth and birds singing, we come together to discuss U.S. Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman's hope-filled "The Hill We Climb." Delivered at the Biden-Harris inauguration in January, this stirring poem provides a lot of imagery to unpack. Join Rabbi Donna Berman for this fun and thoughtful conversation. To register, CLICK HERE. After […]

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THE EMPATHY DIARIES: Sherry Turkle in Conversation, Part 1 – “Finding Meaning in One’s Life” with Melia Bensussen

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Hartford Stage, The Mark Twain House & Museum and Charter Oak Cultural Center present THE EMPATHY DIARIES: A Two-Part conversation with SHERRY TURKLE Three of Hartford’s premier cultural institutions join together for an intimate two-part conversation with professor, author and clinical psychologist Sherry Turkle. Her celebrated new memoir The Empathy Diaries spans her childhood through […]

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Read It & Sleep: “Grace for President” with storyteller Andre Keitt

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Our monthly pajama party for the little ones returns! Storyteller Andre Keitt shares Grace for President, a fresh, fun, and "thought-provoking" New York Times bestseller about the American electoral college and why every vote counts. Andre will discuss the book, lead a craft activity, and, best of all, every child participant will receive a FREE copy of the book […]

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THE EMPATHY DIARIES: Sherry Turkle in Conversation, Part 2: “The Childhood” with Rabbi Donna Berman

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Hartford Stage, The Mark Twain House & Museum and Charter Oak Cultural Center present THE EMPATHY DIARIES: A Two-Part conversation with SHERRY TURKLE Three of Hartford’s premier cultural institutions join together for an intimate two-part conversation with professor, author and clinical psychologist Sherry Turkle. Her celebrated new memoir The Empathy Diaries spans her childhood through […]

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