Stanley-Whitman House has a wide range of annual and special events, as well as community and education programs. See below for a selection of events, and browse individual program pages for more in-depth listings.
Please note: Programs and events are subject to change - please check our website and social media pages often for cancellations, addiitons and modifications.
Exhibit: Embracing Strange (Through 11/30)
The Mary Barnes Society
THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-EIGHT YEARS AGO, ON JANUARY 25, 1663,
MARY BARNES OF FARMINGTON
WAS HANGED AS A WITCH ON
GALLOWS HILL IN HARTFORD.
The Mary Barnes Society at Stanley-Whitman House marked the 358th anniversary of her hanging with a series of online presentations on the Museum’s YouTube channel, followed by a Zoom panel discussion (prerecorded).
Stanley-Whitman House Celebrates 300 Years!
On the occasion of its Tercentenary, the Museum presents the following online Symposium in four parts (below) highlighting its illustrious builder and past residents, presented by esteemed historians Betty Coykendall, Lisa Johnson, and Sherra Palmer.
Exciting and enriching experiences await you at Stanley-Whitman House! Community programs include Adult Group Tours, Foodways hearth cooking demonstrations, Music in the Tavern/Garden and more.
Education Programs at the museum emphasize student-driven learning and hands-on methods of teaching. Content-rich programs use research and primary materials to teach history to students in grades PK-12.