For the past decade, the Tolland Historical Society has been training 7th through 12th graders on all aspects of how museums run.
Through this successful internship program, students learn how to research and set up exhibits, accession artifacts donated to the society and give museum tours.
It’s time to sign up new interns for this summer. An orientation session for interested 7ththrough 12thgraders will be held on Saturday, June 8 at 11 a.m. in the shed area of the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum at 52 Tolland Green in Tolland.
The session lasts about an hour and includes a museum tour. For those unable to attend on June 8, please come to museum hours on Sunday, June 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. or contact Museum Director Kathy Bach at firstname.lastname@example.org.