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Apr
2
Thu
Tour: Highlights
Apr 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.

 

First Thursday: Call of the Wild
Apr 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
John Denison Crocker, Home in the Wilderness, 1853, Oil on canvas, American Paintings Purchase Fund, The Krieble Family Fund for American Art, and The Dorothy Clark Archibald and Thomas L. Archibald Fund, 2002.22.1, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford

John Denison Crocker, Home in the Wilderness, 1853, Oil on canvas, 2002.22.1

Get back to your roots and join us for a celebration of the natural world. Enjoy live music by The Kenn Morr Band, a 3 in 30 tour of artworks that depict nature, a reading of poems by filmmaker John Sayles from Daniel Wolff’s The Names of Birds, and more! Stay for an 8 pm screening of the 2014 film Wild.

Wear the color GREEN for FREE ADMISSION!

Facebook event here.

This program is presented with Riverwood Poetry.

First Thursday After Hours
Join us the first Thursday of every month for extended exhibition hours, music, cocktails, food, art activities, a film and more!

 

Film: Wild
Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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Wild, 2014

Wild: The true story of one woman’s 1,100-mile solo hike, undertaken as a way to take back her life. 2014. USA. 115 min. Rated R. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée. Starring Reese Witherspoon.

Free with admission to First Thursday: Call of the Wild!

Additional Screening
Sunday, April 5 at 2 pm

 

Apr
3
Fri
Tour: Highlights
Apr 3 @ 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
4
Sat
Tour: Coney Island
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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.

 

James Rich in Concert
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm
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James Rich

Following a sold-out performance at the Metropolitan Room in New York City, Hartford’s own James Rich brings his romantic concert, When I Think About Love, home.

Tickets and more information.

Doors open 6 pm. Music starts 7 pm.

 

Apr
5
Sun
Jazz Brunch: Carol Daggs Trio
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Bob Thompson, Garden of Music, 1960, oil on canvas, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 1987.4

Bob Thompson, Garden of Music [detail], 1960, oil on canvas, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 1987.4

Join us for a brunch buffet while listening to some of Hartford’s best live jazz music during our Sunday Jazz Brunch with the Carol Daggs Trio! Afterwards, explore the galleries on your own or take a tour with a docent. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch, and one complimentary bloody mary or mimosa.

The brunch buffet features a carving station, the chef’s “special of the day,” bacon, sausage, home fries, fresh fruit, a waffle station with whipped cream and assorted toppings, pastries and breads, assorted juices, tea and coffee. Vegetarian options available by request.

Purchase tickets online or call 860-838-4100, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4:30 pm.

 

Tour: Coney Island
Apr 5 @ 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.