September 21 / 6PM ET
Event by Hartford Public Library and Connecticut Explored magazine
Photographer (Hartford Seen) and professor Pablo Delano and PhD candidate Elena Rosario will discuss their work and how they think about their work in the context of Hartford’s Puerto Rican history and the broader US-Puerto Rico relationship.
The Hartford History Center will display its exhibition, “Puerto Ricans Making Hartford Home,” which debuted at Hartford Stage in January 2020.
Check out the exhibition starting at 6pm and the conversation begins at 6:30pm.
Connecticut Explored, the nonprofit organization that publishes Connecticut Explored magazine, announced its “20 for 20: Innovation in Connecticut History,” series highlighting 20 “Game Changers” whose work is advancing the study, interpretation, and dissemination of Connecticut history. The initiative, funded by Connecticut Humanities and sponsored by Trinity College, is the centerpiece of CT Explored’s year-long celebration of its 20th anniversary starting this Fall.
From a pool of 120 nominations, the Hartford History Center was one of 20 organizations and individuals chosen for this unique recognition alongside Pablo Delano and Elena Rosario.