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Virtual Walktober Tours

September 18 - October 31

These virtual tours are available for on demand viewing. BOHEMIAN NORWICHTOWN  Nestled in the heart of historic Norwichtown beyond the urban sprawl lies a vibrant enclave of artistic creativity.  With the founding of the Norwich Art School in 1890, local...

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10:00 am

Ellis Walter Ruley: Norwich Artist

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Ellis Walter Ruley Memorial Park, 28 Hammond Ave
Norwich, CT 06360 United States
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Ellis Walter Ruley was a self-taught African American artist from Norwich. In 1933, he married a white woman named Wilhelmina Fox, and as Norwich’s first interracial couple, Ellis and Wilhelmina faced considerable unkindness from disapproving neighbors. The couple, along with...

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