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Apr
27
Mon
Museum Closed
Apr 27 all-day

The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

More information about hours and admission is available here.

Apr
28
Tue
Museum Closed
Apr 28 all-day

The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

More information about hours and admission is available here.

Apr
29
Wed
Tour: Highlights
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

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

 

Apr
30
Thu
Tour: Highlights
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

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

 

May
1
Fri
Fine Art & Flowers
May 1 – May 3 all-day
Fine Art & Flowers, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet Painting in his Garden at Argenteuil, 1873

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet Painting in his Garden at Argenteuil, 1873

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.

 

 

Tour: Highlights
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

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

 

Coney Island Café
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

faf_web-graphicKick off the 34th Annual Fine Art & Flowers with a cocktail reception inspired by Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, featuring Onyx Moonshine, NoRA Cupcakes, Bear’s BBQ Smokehouse, City Steam Brewery and Two Roads Brewing Company, complimentary tastings of fine Scottish ales by Olde Burnside Brewing Company, plus treats from Coney Island!

Purchase tickets online or call (860) 838-4100 Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4:30 pm. Advanced ticket sales end April 30. Tickets also sold at the door.

 

May
2
Sat
Tour: Coney Island
May 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Reginald Marsh, Wooden Horses, 1936, Tempera on board

Reginald Marsh, Wooden Horses, 1936, Tempera on board

Join a museum docent for a tour of Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861 – 2008.

Free with admission; meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Tour: Highlights
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

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

 

Tour: Coney Island
May 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Reginald Marsh, Wooden Horses, 1936, Tempera on board

Reginald Marsh, Wooden Horses, 1936, Tempera on board

Join a museum docent for a tour of Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861 – 2008.

Free with admission; meet by the Museum Shop.