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Feb
1
Sun
PUBLIC OPENING: Coney Island & Contemporary Art
Feb 1 all-day
Steeplechase Funny Face, n.d., painted metal, Collection of Ken Harck

Steeplechase Funny Face, n.d., painted metal, Collection of Ken Harck

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.

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! Also opening is Michael C. McMillen / MATRIX 171: SIDESHOW.

Docent Tours
Docent-led tours are free with admission; meet outside the Museum Shop.

  • 11:30 am: Contemporary Art
  • 1 pm: Collection Highlights
  • 2:30 pm: Coney Island

 

 

 

 

Tour: Contemporary Art
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 1 @ 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.

Tour: Coney Island
Feb 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a museum docent for a tour of the special exhibition Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861 – 2008. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Feb
4
Wed
Tour: Highlights
Feb 4 @ 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.

Feb
5
Thu
Tour: Highlights
Feb 5 @ 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.

First Thursday: Coney Island: Tunnel of Love
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Homer Page, Coney Island (Couple on Beach), c. 1949, gelatin silver print, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.27.2112. Photo: John Lamberton; © Homer Page

Homer Page, Coney Island (Couple on Beach), c. 1949, gelatin silver print, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.27.2112. Photo: John Lamberton; © Homer Page

First Thursday: Coney Island: Tunnel of Love: Join us to celebrate the romantic allure of Coney Island and enjoy:

Facebook event here.

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!

Feb
6
Fri
Tour: Highlights
Feb 6 @ 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.

Feb
7
Sat
Tour: Contemporary Art
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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.