Join us at the XL Center for the American Fine Craft Show presented by American Art Marketing. Featuring 135 jury-selected craft artists from throughout the United States, browse the finest original furniture, ceramics, glass, jewelry, wearable and decorative fiber, metal, mixed media, and wood. Meet award-winning artists who have exhibited in the prestigious Philadelphia Museum and Smithsonian Craft Shows, as well as a selection of local artisans, and enjoy live demonstrations and music.
General admission tickets sold at the door – cash only!
- Adult $14
- Senior $13 (over 65 with valid ID)
- Student $6 (with valid ID)
- Weekend Pass $15
- Children under 10 FREE
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The American Fine Craft Show benefits the Costume & Textile Society of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.
Imitation of Life: An aspiring actress meets a homeless black woman at Coney Island and soon they share a tiny apartment. Both women deal with the difficulties of motherhood. 1959. USA. 125 min. Not Rated. Directed by Douglas Sirk. Starring Lana Turner, Juanita Moore, Sandra Dee, John Gavin.
Dr. Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar, Professor; Vice Provost for Diversity, University of Connecticut, will introduce the film and lead a post-film discussion.
This film is screened in conjunction with Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland.
Due to construction on Atheneum Square North, please enter the museum through the Avery entrance from Prospect Street. Directions and Parking.
Celebrate spring at the 34th Annual Fine Art & Flowers! View floral arrangements and garden designs inspired by artworks in the collection showcased throughout the galleries. In addition to the arrangements, enjoy special programs and events, including a marketplace with local vendors.
Please note: a $3 fundraising surcharge is added to all admission prices during Fine Art & Flowers.
The 34th Annual Fine Art & Flowers is presented by the Women’s Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. All proceeds from this event help fund the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses.