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Jan
26
Mon
Museum Closed
Jan 26 all-day

The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

More information about hours and admission is available here.

Jan
27
Tue
Museum Closed
Jan 27 all-day

The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

More information about hours and admission is available here.

Jan
28
Wed
Tour: Highlights
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join a museum docent for a Highlights Tour of the collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered Wednesday through Sunday at 1 pm and are free with admission.

Jan
29
Thu
Tour: Highlights
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join a museum docent for a Highlights Tour of the collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered Wednesday through Sunday at 1 pm and are free with admission.

Jan
30
Fri
Tour: Highlights
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join a museum docent for a Highlights Tour of the collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered Wednesday through Sunday at 1 pm and are free with admission.

Member Preview & Reception: Coney Island & Contemporary Art
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

marsh_wooden horses_2013.1.1_WEBBe the first to experience Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland and our reinstalled Contemporary Art galleries with live entertainment, food, drinks, and more!

This event is for members only. RSVP to 860-838-4171 or membership@wadsworthatheneum.org.

Not a member? Join now and get 10% off your new membership! Applies to new members only.

 

Jan
31
Sat
PUBLIC OPENING: Coney Island & Contemporary Art
Jan 31 all-day
Henry Koerner, The Barker’s Booth, 1948–49, oil on Masonite, Collection of Alice A. Grossman

Henry Koerner, The Barker’s Booth, 1948–49, oil on Masonite, Collection of Alice A. Grossman

Celebrate the opening of our newly restored galleries, featuring Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland and the first reinstallation of our Post-War and Contemporary Art collections in nearly 20 years!

Enjoy special tours, films, art-making activities, and more!

FREE ADMISSION for Hartford residents with valid ID thanks to The Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation. Regular admission prices apply for non-Hartford residents.

SCHEDULE
ALL DAY: Audio tours for Coney Island and Post-War & Contemporary Art

  • 10:30 am: Tour, ABCs: Art, Books, Connections
  • 11 am – 2 pm: Pop Up at Coney Island! Art-making Activity with Nina Goodale-Salazar
  • 11 am – 3 pm: Films: Coney Island & Rube and Mandy at Coney Island - FREE POPCORN!
  • 11:30 am: Tour, Eyes on Art
  • Noon: Gallery Talk, MATRIX 171 artist Michael C. McMillen
  • 1 pm: Tour, Contemporary Art
  • 2:30 pm: Tour, Coney Island

Facebook event here.

Learn more about the museum’s new galleries.

 

 

 

 

Films: Coney Island & Rube and Mandy at Coney Island
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Coney Island, 1917

As part of the day’s public opening celebrations we’re screening two films on loop from 11 am to 3 pm:

  • Coney Island, 1917. 25 min. Starring Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle
  • Rube and Mandy at Coney Island, 1903. 12 min.

FREE popcorn!

 

 

Tour: Contemporary Art
Jan 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join a museum docent for a tour of the newly reinstalled Contemporary Art galleries. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Tour: Highlights
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join a museum docent for a Highlights Tour of the collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered Wednesday through Sunday at 1 pm and are free with admission.