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?
2015 Stowe Prize winner receives a genius grantREAD MORE »
Tour the Stowe House in the dark Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM
PLUS, Spirit Friends: Spiritualism & Suffrage with author Susan Campbell
October 16 at 6:30 PM
Reservations required for tours and program.
Michelle Alexander (2013) and Ta-Nehisi Coates (2015) named to POLITIC'S 50 - List of thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American Politics.READ MORE »
Coates' new book, "Between the World and Me" is garnering lots of attention. Hear what he is saying about this work and what the media is saying.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 »
Read Ta-Nehisi Coates' March 2015. A thoughtful and direct commentary on the Justice Department report on the Ferguson Police Department.READ MORE »
And what a year it has been! Check out what we have been up to.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 »
Breaking News: $650,000 grant approved July 25, 2014 at State Bond Commission hearing,READ MORE »
Hartford residents tour the Stowe House for free -- every day of the week! Extended through December 31, 2015 Thanks to the City of Hartford Arts & Heritage Job Grants Program, Pedro E. Segarra, Mayor.READ MORE »
Lots to see and do for a family weekend ! The Family Tour, Craft activities, Uncle Tom's Cabin exhibit, and more.READ MORE »
Join us for the first Salon of the Fall! Tonight's topic is "Unpacking White Privilege" with Professor David Canton from Connecticut College and Andrea Kandel from the National Conference for Communit...
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The first Salon at Stowe for Fall 2015, "Unpacking White Privilege" will be held September 10th at the Stowe Visitor Center. Leading the conversation will be featured guests Dr. David Canton and Andre...
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For the final Stowe Salon at Lunch for the summer, participants gathered for a discussion on school integration and segregation. As the topic of school integration and segregation is broad and one tha...
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