The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center uses Stowe’s life and work to inspire YOU to change your world.
Stowe wrote the anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, in 1852. The world was never the same. Abolition became possible. Emancipation became law. But today, in the 21st century, inequity is everywhere. What would Stowe do? What will YOU do?
In Spring 2016, Stowe Center Executive Director Katherine Kane sat down to talk with Comcast Newsmakers.READ MORE »
Class begins Fall 2016 through Capital Community CollegeREAD MORE »
Event honors 2016 Student Stowe Prize winners and supports Stowe Center education programsREAD MORE »
The 1871 Stowe House is getting its first major interior preservation since its public opening in 1968!
The Stowe Center is open year round for tours.
Program Coordinator Maura Hallisey recently facilitated a conversation on white privilege at UCONN.READ MORE »
Hear Stowe Center executive director in conversation with Shelley BestREAD MORE »
Volunteers read aloud from Harriet Beecher Stowe's bestselling anti-slavery novel -- cover to cover over 24 hours March 19-20.READ MORE »
"State of the (Political) Union"
ICYMI: See the broadcast on CT-N
Hot off the presses! We're proud of the impact we're making -- take a look!READ MORE »
2015 Stowe Prize winner awarded the National Book Award for "Between the World and Me."READ MORE »
Four Stowe Center paintings to be conserved - Two by Stowe herself and two acquired by her.READ MORE »
2015 Stowe Prize winner Ta-Nehisi Coates and WNPR's John Dankosky in an inspiring program. Kudos to CT-N for filming on their busiest day and to The Hartford for their leadership as the Legacy Presenting Sponsor of all Stowe Prize events. Watch here.READ MORE »
On June 5, 1851, Stowe's anti-slavery novel began to appear in the abolitionist newspaper, "The National Era." Read the latest here!READ MORE »
Read Ta-Nehisi Coates' March 2015. A thoughtful and direct commentary on the Justice Department report on the Ferguson Police Department.READ MORE »
Hartford Courant cites Stowe Center as a model for programs encouraging civic engagement on contemporary social justice issues that connect to the work of author and activist Harriet Beecher Stowe.READ MORE »
$150,000 Museums for America grant to plan and design a new, audience-driven experience in the Stowe House.READ MORE »
Breaking News: $650,000 grant approved July 25, 2014 at State Bond Commission hearing,READ MORE »
Lots to see and do for a family weekend ! The Family Tour, craft activities and more.READ MORE »
Articles and current events that got us thinking over the week!
A new way to map the
spread and decline of slavery in the U.S.
Tanvi Misra, April 27, 2016, CityLab
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This Thursday, join us for our latest Salon at Stowe: Combatting Environmental Racism.
Rev. Steve Camp
Senior Pastor, Faith Congregational Church
Rev. Steve Camp is the Senior Pastor at Faith Congreg...
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Current events and articles that got us thinking over the week!272 slaves were sold
to save Georgetown. What does it owe to their descendants?
Rachel L. Swarns, April 16, 2016, The New
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