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?
Enjoy a Stowe Center tour or program! Here's what's happening this winter at Stowe.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 »
CTM Media Group awards "Best Destination Brochure" to our Stowe-Twain print pieceREAD MORE »
Who is the 2015 Harriet Beecher Stowe - or Nicholas Kristof - or Sheryl WuDunn - or Michelle Alexander? The Stowe Prize Selection Committee is hard at work! Look for an announcement in late January 2015.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! Thanks to the City of Hartford Arts & Heritage Job Grants Program, Pedro E. Segarra, Mayor.READ MORE »
Experience the lives of Hartford's most famous writers - and next door neighbors.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 »
Not exactly social justice related, but our own Harriet Beecher Stowe appeared on Criminal Minds last night. Well, her words at least.
Each Criminal Minds episode begins and ends and ends with a ...
Read more »
Though most of America recognizes the end of January for Super Bowl Sunday, film fans are focused on the most prominent film expo of the festival circuit: Sundance. This year at Sundance, documentarie...
Read more »
Oakland's newest band of radical activists is a group of fourth-graders. The "Radical Brownies" out of Oakland, CA, are a politically conscious, socially active version of the Girl Scouts designed for...
Read more »