• BUSES ARE A COMIN’: Conversation with Charles Person, an Original Freedom Rider
    Feb 01, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Free Online Event
    The Mark Twain House & Museum and the Amistad Center for Art & Culture are proud to present a conversation with Charles Person, a Civil Rights Movement pioneer and author of the new memoir Buses Are a Comin’.
  • Book Discussion | The Rise by Sarah Lewis
    Book Discussion | The Rise by Sarah Lewis
    Tue, Apr 19
    Location is TBD
    Apr 19, 12:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Led by Antoinette Brim-Bell | Professor at Capital Community College
  • Storytime with Santa: A Sharing of the Principles of Kwanzaa
    Dec 15, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Online Event
  • Curatorial Coffee Hour: Daguerreotypes
    Dec 07, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
    Webinar
  • Annual Meeting
    Tue, Nov 16
    Online Event
    Nov 16, 2021, 5:30 PM
    Online Event
    Join us for our 2021 Annual Meeting.
  • Exclusive Tour - Through the Looking Glass
    Sep 15, 2021, 1:00 PM
    Hartford, 600 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103, USA
    Join Gallery & Collections Manager Moriah Peoples for an exclusive tour of the current Amistad exhibit, Through the Looking Glass.
  • Curatorial Coffee Hour with Collections Manager Moriah Peoples
    Jul 23, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    Via Zoom
    Ellis Ruley and The Amistad Center's Fine Art Collection
  • The 1619 Project: A Close Reading with Dr. Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi
    Jul 22, 2021, 6:30 PM
    Via Zoom
  • Hartford Yard Goats Negro National League Centennial
    Jul 15, 2021, 5:00 PM
    Dunkin Stadium, 1214 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103, USA
    Amistad On The Go! Join us for Negro Leagues Day Celebration Thursday, July 15th at Dunkin' Donuts Park in partnership with the Josh Gibson Foundation!
  • 2021 Juneteenth Celebration
    Sat, Jun 19
    Online Event
    Jun 19, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Online Event
    Join us for our 30th Annual Juneteenth Celebration! For the full list of the evening's activities visit the registration page -
  • An Evening with Culinary Historian Michael Twitty
    An Evening with Culinary Historian Michael Twitty
    Tue, Jun 15
    Online Event
    Jun 15, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Online Event
    Join the Amistad Center for an exclusive evening with the author!
  • Broadway Behind the Scenes with Ashley De La Rosa
    May 26, 2021, 5:00 PM
    Online Event
    The Amistad Center for Art & Culture is pleased to present Ashley De La Rosa for a virtual evening performance and Q&A where she will answer all of your questions about her experience on the stage!
  • Courageous Creations with Jerry Craft
    May 08, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Online Event
  • Jayne Cortez and Melvin Edwards
    Wed, Apr 14
    Zoom Webinar
    Apr 14, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar
  • Left on the Shelves: The Book Collection at The Amistad Center
    Feb 25, 2021, 5:00 PM
    Online Event
    Explore the collection with Daniel Broyld, professor of history at Central Connecticut State University, to understand how the Amistad book collections connect the Black experiences of the past to the present. Co-Sponsored with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture and the Wadsworth Atheneum.
  • Music and the Movement: the story of Black music and social justice in America
    Feb 23, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Online Event
    The special will honor artists who have helped curate the soundtrack to the ongoing fight for racial equality followed by a panel discussion featuring Exec. Director Kimberly Kersey.