Connecticut Historical Society - Venue 2019

Venue #11

was open Weekend #2 in 2019

One Elizabeth Street in the West End of Hartford (intersection of Asylum)

Connecticut Historical Society is open year round and offers FREE admission to the museum every Open Studio Weekend. Featured were over 20 OSH mixed media artists many that live in the West End. 

CHS is now the home of the Institute for Community Research featuring the CR Sewing Circle Project. Exquisite crafts by local artists from Burma, Bosnia, Somalia, Romania and Iran

2019 Fine Artists
For information on any of these artists, email

Allen Freshler, Traditional oils of New England and Florida

B.Rossitto, Impressionist landscapes full of color and emotions

CQM Photography, Photos capturing the simple beauty of nature during moments of quiet observation

Jubilee Fine Art and  Lowest Price Custom Picture Framing, Original and prints

Laurie D Lemek, Unique one of a kind handmade jewelry of semi precious stones in sterling silver

Linda Boisvert DeStefanis, "Contemporary Realism", mainly oils, "Waterscapes & More"

Linda Rahm, Loose interpretations of realism, abstractions and non objective paintings

Lori Racicot-Burrous, Vivid representational & abstract paintings created with many layers of paint

Made by Melani, A mix of functional and non functional ceramic pieces

Nan Runde, Meticulous drawings and dreamlike paintings

Normand L. Charlette, Landscape and seascape photography

Rita W. Bond, Colorful abstracts and contemporary impressionistic paintings

The Sewing Circle Project, Handcrafts by local artists from Guatemala, Iran, and Romania











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