Tag Archives: New Haven Museum

This Week in New Haven (October 17 – 23)

Psst. Spaces known for quiet—libraries, museums, art studios—turn up the volume. …

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This Week in New Haven (September 26 – October 2)

Escapade at Lyric Hall

Talk isn’t cheap—though it is free—during a week begun by speech and ended by agreeably seasonal affairs. …

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To Lay Out Fine Streets

Gain some insight into New Haven’s little green signs with these selections from Doris B. Townshend’s The Streets of New Haven: The Origin of Their Names.

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With Its Dignified New Name

Fair Haven before 1836

Learn how Fair Haven became Fair Haven in this excerpt from Doris B. Townshend’s Fair Haven: A Journey Through Time.

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Samuel Feels a Sting

Doris B. Townshend

Gain a glimpse into 18th-century New Haven with this excerpt from Townshend Heritage, a family and city history by Doris B. Townshend.

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History Repeated

Doris Townshend

In historian Doris B. Townshend’s last name, the silent “h” stands for history, literally. …

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Formative Experiences

At the end of a short passageway in the New Haven Museum, a school of origami boats hangs by thin strings at varying heights, as if suspended in animation. Each boat, symbolizing Syrian refugees fleeing for Europe, is pierced by …

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This Week in New Haven (July 4 – 10)

If you live in New Haven, you’ve heard pops, booms and sizzles all weekend. Enjoy one more day of them, then advance to artsier kinds of pops, more deliberative kinds of booms and a couple of mild brain-sizzlers.  …

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This Week in New Haven (June 27 – July 3)

Entertainers aim to keep us on our toes, a former ballplayer seeks a measure of redemption and a big holiday gets an early start. …

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This Week in New Haven (June 13 – 19)

Pardee Rose Garden

Whether in collective agony, as it begins, or shared joy, as it ends, this week in New Haven gives us chance after chance to come together. …

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