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Unique in the state for its niche crossover arts and heritage focus, Connecticut Explored (formerly Hog River Journal) is a quarterly magazine that explores Connecticut’s rich history and cultural heritage, revealing connections between our past, present and future.

A niche publication, CTExplored reaches affluent, educated, culturally active adults who are interested in Connecticut’s heritage, historic architecture, preservation, decorative arts, and antiques.

Readers and advertisers value what CTExplored has to offer.

  • Ads in CTExplored aren’t lost in clutter. Every page of our magazine is complemented by strong visual design and bold use of color. Our ad pages are limited, and we design them as thoughtfully as we do the stories they frame
  • CTExplored is well read; ads are not perceived as an annoyance. Almost two thirds of our readers say they “thoroughly read most articles,” and 94% tell us the amount of advertising in CTExplored is “just about right”.
  • Every ad has a long shelf life because readers tell us they keep their copies and return to CTExplored’s pages again and again.
  • Our brand can enhance your brand. CTExplored is a nonprofit magazine with organizational partners that include the Connecticut’s leading arts, cultural, historical and educational institutions

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