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January 2017
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Capitol America: From Robber-Baron Ostentation to Simplicity

January 27 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
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New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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As all states have their own character, so, too, do their capitol buildings. New Haven Museum’s exhibit, “Capitol America,” includes photographs of the nation’s capitol buildings, many of them sites of both architectural beauty and historical conflict. A project by New Haven professional photographers Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein, the exhibit will run through June 30, 2017. “Capitol America” is a show of contrasts—black and white, light and dark, workaday function and Gilded-Age splendor—with large-format photographs encircling the New Haven…

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April 2017

The Catskills of CT: Jewish Summer Retreats Recalled at NHM

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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From the late 1800s through the early 20th century, Jewish urban workers and their families came to Connecticut farms as summer boarders looking for rest and relaxation in the countryside. Over time, many Jewish farmers developed thriving resorts in Colchester, Moodus, Lebanon and East Haddam. Ken Simon, filmmaker and historian of Connecticut’s ethnic resorts, will examine the phenomena that created “The Catskills of Connecticut” on Sunday, April 2, at 2 p.m. at the New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave., New…

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