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Made possible by support from the Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation

Twainiac Program with Capital Preparatory Magnet School

Sophomores from Hartford’s Capital Preparatory Magnet School participate in the annual “Twainiac Program,” which has been generously supported by the Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation. The students read Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, using the Museum’s exhibitions, library, and resources. This experience culminates in students writing individual essays that address the question “What, if anything, can we learn about eliminating racism through Mark Twain and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?”

Visit the Brown Rudnick Center for the Public Interest's website to learn more

Sponsored by Greater Hartford Arts Council

Write To The Point is Mark Twain's Summer Internship in Neighborhood Studios Program

The Neighborhood Studios program, presented by the Greater Hartford Arts Council, is looking for applicants for its 2019 six-week paid internships programs held in the summer for students ages 14-18.  Application deadline was Friday, April 12.

The Mark Twain House & Museum presents Write to the Point, a creative writing program of workshops and sessions at Twain’s historic home.  Students projects explore the role of place in a writer’s work through poetry, nonfiction and museum exhibition.  Two final projects include performance of original poetry and prose, and a group museum exhibit.

Other studios: SNAP! Photography at The Amistad Center for Art & Culture; Youth Jazz Orchestra at the Artists Collective; Make a Scene at TheaterWorks; Breakdancing Shakespeare at Hartford Stage; and eye on video at Real Art Ways.

Visit the Greater Hartford Arts Council website to learn more.