Virtual Gallery Exhibit: ARTOLUTION

Artolution began a decade ago with two nomadic artists, circling the globe to promote positive social change through one-off projects in crisis-affected locations; in places that few people would dare to travel on their own. They brought together groups of people who never knew that they could exist in the same room; only to discover […]

The 1619 Project: A Close Reading with Professor Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi

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"The 1619 Project by Pulitzer-winning creator Nikole Hannah-Jones, is a long-form, far-reaching journalistic endeavor, which challenges us to reframe U.S. History. The project is named for the year of arrival of the first Africans to America and offers a historical analysis of how slavery has shaped America (economically, socially, and politically). We will return to […]

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Virtual Exhibit: ONE HUNDRED PIECES – The Mosaic Art of Pierre Sylvain

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Virtual Gallery Opening: ONE HUNDRED PIECES - The Mosaic Art of Pierre Sylvain I'm a self-taught painter, mixed media, sculptor , textile and mosaic artist. In my work, I like to refer to culture and history in pictures. I use my work to open a dialogue about how we are affected by this world we […]

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READ IT & SLEEP: “Shine Sister Shine” with singer-songwriter Laura Herscovitch

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Join Charter Oak Cultural Center for our monthly pajama party for young readers, This month, singer-songwriter and children's author Lara Herscovitch will read her book SHINE SISTER SHINE, and sing and play a few songs! ABOUT SHINE SISTER SHINE: An uplifting storybook for joy & inspiration! The sun is tired, for having to shine all of the time. […]

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Concerts in the Courtyard: EIGHT TO THE BAR

Charter Oak Cultural Center 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, CT

After being virtual last summer, Charter Oak Cultural Center's popular CONCERTS IN THE COURTYARD returns with LIVE outdoor performances! Saturday, July 24 at 2pm, we are delighted to welcome legendary swing band EIGHT TO THE BAR to Charter Oak. If it rains, we are moving indoors! FREE event; all are welcome! Drawing its musical influences […]

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Understanding Trauma as a Path to Individual and Communal Healing

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Understanding Trauma as a Path to Individual and Communal Healing with Professor Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi Thursday, August 5 at 6:30pm   This year, Charter Oak’s Youth Arts Institute will become ACEs-Aware.  What does that mean? In this 90 minute session, Professor Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi will present an overview of ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and explore their implications for […]

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“Love, Justice & Peace” – An Art Exhibition of New Work by Pierre Sylvain

Charter Oak Cultural Center 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, CT

LOVE, JUSTICE & PEACE - An Art Exhibit of New Work by Pierre Sylvain REVISED GALLERY HOURS: The exhibition is on view Mondays through Wednesdays from 9am to 2pm through October 8. Please ring the bell and enter through our lower entrance (the red door in the courtyard). ARTIST'S STATEMENT Pierre Sylvain states, "The series […]

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Read It & Sleep: “Adventure Girl – Dabi Digs in Israel” with Janice Hechter

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Jump in your PJs, grab a snack and a juice, because it's time for our monthly READ IT & SLEEP virtual pajama party for the little ones! Author and illustrator Janice Hechter will read her book Adventure Girl: Dabi Digs in Israel, discuss the book with the children, and then ask the viewers to help come up […]

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Concerts in the Courtyard: Orice Jenkins Live

Charter Oak Cultural Center 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, CT

After being virtual last summer, Charter Oak Cultural Center's popular CONCERTS IN THE COURTYARD returns with LIVE outdoor performances! Saturday, August 21 at 2pm, we are delighted to welcome the multi-talented vocalist and instrumentalist Orice Jenkins to Charter Oak.  In the event of rain, we will postpone to a later date. FREE event; all are welcome! […]

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HEALING AMERICA FROM WHITE BODY SUPREMACY: An Exploration of Resmaa Menakem’s “My Grandmother’s Hands”

Healing America from White Body Supremacy: An Exploration of My Grandmother's Hands by Resmaa Menakem Charter Oak Cultural Center, B'nai Tikvoh-Sholom and Neshama Center for Lifelong Learning present a six-week virtual discussion series on the book My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem. DATES: Thursdays at […]

Danny Rivera – The National Voice of Puerto Rico! Live in Concert

Charter Oak Cultural Center 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, CT

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. WE ARE WORKING TO SEE IF WE CAN ADD AN ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE. Get ready, Connecticut! The national voice of Puerto Rico, Danny Rivera, is coming to town! Ágora presents a very special concert by the man who has delighted and inspired us for more than five decades with his voice […]

$25.00