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?
Stevenson wins the award for his memoir "Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption"READ MORE »
You shop. Amazon gives.READ MORE »
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the $3.3 million preservation project in the Stowe House, a National Historic LandmarkREAD MORE »
In Spring 2016, Stowe Center Executive Director Katherine Kane sat down to talk with Comcast Newsmakers.READ 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 »
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 »
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 »
Lots to see and do for a family weekend ! The Family Tour, craft activities and more.READ MORE »
Tonight, join us for "Policing the Police: How Can Communities Transform Law Enforcement?"another Salon at Stowe program.
Leading the discussion will be Bishop John Selders and David McGuire. Meet th...
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Tonight, join the Stowe Center for a conversation on protests and social movements. Leading the conversation will be featured guests, David Canton and Jeffrey Ogbar. Read all about them below!
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Articles and current events that got us thinking over the week!
Terror lynching in America Equal Justice Initiative with illustrations by Molly Crabapple, October 11, 2016 https://www.youtube.com/wa...
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