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Stanley-Whitman House Receives TWO 2023 NEMA Publication Awards
The New England Museum Association recently awarded S-WH First Place in the Book category for Memento Mori, Farmington, Connecticut, and Second Place in the Newsletters & Journals category for The Journal of Farmington History.
S-WH Receives Official Citation from General Assembly
Pictured here: State Representative Mike Demicco (right) with S-WH Executive Director & Curator Andres A. Verzosa
On Sunday, June 25, 2023, State Representative Mike Demicco presented an official citation from the General Assembly to Andres A. Verzosa, Executive Director & Curator of Stanley-Whitman House, for receiving two 2023 Awards of Merit from the Connecticut League of History Organizations for the book Memento Mori and the play The Last Night. These award-winning works "illuminate our rich cultural heritage of Connecticut and make history meaningful by connecting the past with the present day."
Stanley-Whitman House Receives TWO 2023 Awards of Merit from CLHO
S-WH was recently given the distinction of receiving not one but two 2023 Awards of Merit from the Connecticut League of History Organizations: one for the Museum's Memento Mori publication, the other for an original play, The Last Night.
Stanley-Whitman House Receives CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant
Stanley-Whitman House was recently awarded a grant of $11,200 to support educational and community programs.
CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants assist organizations as they recover from the pandemic and maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public.
S-WH Awarded CT Humanities Grant
A $4,985 grant features free online screenings and discussions of Upstander Project Films Dawnland and Bounty.
S-WH Awarded Museum Makeover Grant
S-WH was recently selected for a Museum Makeover, a new collaborative project designed to improve the visitor experience at cultural heritage organizations throughout Connecticut. This two-year program provides twelve organizations per year with expert consultation and funding to make immediate, concrete changes that will increase their ability to effectively serve the public. Read about our plans!
S-WH Gifted a Sugar Maple
The Rotary Club of Farmington donated the maple tree to replace one lost to storm damage in 2021.
As part of 2022’s civic project consistent with its motto, “Service Above Self,” the Rotary Club of Farmington launched the Community Tree Project, planting trees to help improve the environment and beautify the Farmington community.
Stanley-Whitman House Awarded CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant
Stanley-Whitman House Receives Grant of $19,900 to support educational and community programs.
The grants were administered by CT Humanities (CTH), with funding provided by the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature.