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Jul
10
Fri
Summer Sizzle: It Happened One Night
Jul 10 @ 5:00 pm
Summer Sizzle: It Happened One Night

Summer Sizzle Under the Stars!
Live music and an à la carte dinner in the Gengras Courtyard, followed by a classic comedy at sundown – all starring couples possessing great onscreen chemistry. Music and dinner begin at 5 pm, followed by the movie at approximately 8:15 pm. Held indoors in the event of inclement weather.

Click here to view menu options, prepared by Healthy Source Catering.

It Happened One Night
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who’s actually a reporter looking for a story.
1934. USA. 105 min. Not rated. B&W. Directed by Frank Capra. Starring Claudette Colbert and Clark Gabel. Watch the trailer.

Music: Dixieland with Atla & Matt DeChamplain and Kris Jensen

More Summer Sizzle:
July 17 | Libeled Lady
July 24 | To Have and Have Not
July 31 | Pat and Mike
August 14 | The Apartment

Tickets (does not include dinner purchase):
Admission: $9
Seniors and Students w/i.d.: $8*
Members: $7
Insider Access (and Above) Members: Free
*Senior 62+

 

Jul
17
Fri
Summer Sizzle: Libeled Lady
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm
Summer Sizzle: Libeled Lady

Summer Sizzle Under the Stars!
Live music and an à la carte dinner in the Gengras Courtyard, followed by a classic comedy at sundown – all starring couples possessing great onscreen chemistry. Music and dinner begin at 5 pm, followed by the movie at approximately 8:15 pm. Held indoors in the event of inclement weather.

Click here to view menu options, prepared by Healthy Source Catering.

Libeled Lady
A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth, so that a high-society woman cannot sue for libel.
1936. USA. 98 min. Not rated. B&W. Directed by Jack Conway. Starring Myrna Loy, William Powell and Jean Harlow. Watch the trailer.

Music: Latin Jazz with Atla & Matt DeChamplain and Jeremy Osterling

More Summer Sizzle:
July 24 | To Have and Have Not
July 31 | Pat and Mike
August 14 | The Apartment

Tickets (does not include dinner purchase):
Admission: $9
Seniors and Students w/i.d.: $8*
Members: $7
Insider Access (and Above) Members: Free
*Senior 62+

 

Jul
24
Fri
Summer Sizzle: To Have and Have Not
Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm
Summer Sizzle: To Have and Have Not

Summer Sizzle Under the Stars!
Live music and an à la carte dinner in the Gengras Courtyard, followed by a classic comedy at sundown – all starring couples possessing great onscreen chemistry. Music and dinner begin at 5 pm, followed by the movie at approximately 8:15 pm. Held indoors in the event of inclement weather.

Click here to view menu options, prepared by Healthy Source Catering.

To Have and Have Not
During WWII, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a Free French Resistance leader and his wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer.
1944. USA. 100 min. Not rated. B&W. Directed by Howard Hawks. Starring Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart. Watch the trailer.

Music: Swing with Atla & Matt DeChamplain and Haneef Nelson

More Summer Sizzle:
July 31 | Pat and Mike
August 14 | The Apartment

Tickets (does not include dinner purchase):
Admission: $9
Seniors and Students w/i.d.: $8*
Members: $7
Insider Access (and Above) Members: Free
*Senior 62+

 

Jul
31
Fri
Summer Sizzle: Pat and Mike
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm
Summer Sizzle: Pat and Mike

Summer Sizzle Under the Stars!
Live music and an à la carte dinner in the Gengras Courtyard, followed by a classic comedy at sundown – all starring couples possessing great onscreen chemistry. Music and dinner begin at 5 pm, followed by the movie at approximately 8:15 pm. Held indoors in the event of inclement weather.

Click here to view menu options, prepared by Healthy Source Catering.

Pat and Mike
Pat’s a brilliant athlete, except when her domineering financé is around. She enlists the help of Mike, a slightly shady sports promoter. Together they face mobsters, a jealous boxer, and a growing mutual attraction.
1952. USA. 95 min. Not rated. B&W. Directed by George Cukor. Starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. Watch the trailer.

Music: Soul Jazz with Orice Jenkins, Jocelyn Pleasant and a Bassist

More Summer Sizzle:
August 14 | The Apartment

Tickets (does not include dinner purchase):
Admission: $9
Seniors and Students w/i.d.: $8*
Members: $7
Insider Access (and Above) Members: Free
*Senior 62+

 

Aug
6
Thu
First Thursday Block Party: ONE LOVE!
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The party is back outside on the Alfred E. Burr McManus Memorial (AKA Burr Ball) this month between the museum and City Hall, for live Caribbean music, body art by Amazing Face Art, complimentary snacks, Reggae dance lessons, and more! Music for the evening includes De Four Ah Wee Steel Drum Band and a special appearance by the latest sensation, boy band NK5, presented by Maurice Starr and Joe Young Studios.

Film at 8 pm: Selma

$5 general admission; FREE for members! August First Thursday is also FREE for Hartford residents!

In collaboration with Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival. Special thanks to Gary Carter.

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

The Wadsworth Atheneum acknowledges the permission of the Trustees of the Ella Burr McManus Trust for use of the Burr Mall.

 

Aug
14
Fri
Summer Sizzle: The Apartment
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm
Summer Sizzle: The Apartment

Summer Sizzle Under the Stars!
Live music and an à la carte dinner in the Gengras Courtyard, followed by a classic comedy at sundown – all starring couples possessing great onscreen chemistry. Music and dinner begin at 5 pm, followed by the movie at approximately 8:15 pm. Held indoors in the event of inclement weather.

Click here to view menu options, prepared by Healthy Source Catering.

The Apartment
A man tries to climb the corporate ladder in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensure.
1960. USA. 125 min. Not rated. B&W. Directed by Billy Wilder. Starring Shirley MacLaine, Jack Lemmon and Fred MacMurray. Watch the trailer.

Music: The Great American Songbook with Matt DeChamplain and Matt Dwonszyk

Tickets (does not include dinner purchase):
Admission: $9
Seniors and Students w/i.d.: $8*
Members: $7
Insider Access (and Above) Members: Free
*Senior 62+

 

Sep
3
Thu
First Thursday After Hours
Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Oct
1
Thu
First Thursday After Hours
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Nov
5
Thu
First Thursday After Hours
Nov 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Dec
3
Thu
First Thursday After Hours
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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