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May
31
Sun
Hartford Opera Theater: An Embarrassing Position & The Old Maid and the Thief
May 31 @ 3:00 pm

Hartford Opera Theater performs two American operas in our theater: An Embarrassing Position and The Old Maid and the Thief.

For tickets and more info call (860) 578-4393 or visit hartfordoperatheater.com.

 

 

Jun
4
Thu
First Thursday: ¡Viva Peru!
Jun 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Thursday: ¡Viva Peru!

Join us for an homage to the rich culture of Peru with folk music and dancing by Inca Son and Peru Folklore CT, Peruvian snacks and handicrafts, and a talk by Ambassador Carlos Zapata, Consul General of Peru.

Stay for an 8 pm film, La Teta Asustada (The Milk of Sorrow).

Presented in collaboration with APAPRO (Association of Peruvian American Professionals). Special thanks to Nora Calderon.

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

 

Jun
6
Sat
Day Art Tour: Roosevelt House & Lincoln Center
Jun 6 all-day

Join the Women’s Committee on a Day Art Tour to New York City to visit the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College and Art and Architecture at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Learn more about this trip by downloading the Spring 2015 Day Art Tours Newsletter.

Echoes of Sinatra: A Celebration of a Man & His Music
Jun 6 @ 3:00 pm

This exciting and entertaining production celebrates the life of American icon, Francis Albert Sinatra.

For tickets and more information call (860) 721-0182 or click here (search “Echoes of Sinatra”).

Additional Performance
Saturday, June 6 at 7 pm

 

 

Echoes of Sinatra: A Celebration of a Man & His Music
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm

This exciting and entertaining production celebrates the life of American icon, Francis Albert Sinatra.

For tickets and more information call (860) 721-0182 or click here (search “Echoes of Sinatra”).

Additional Performance
Saturday, June 6 at 3 pm

 

 

Jun
10
Wed
Day Art Tour: Castle Hill & Beauport
Jun 10 all-day

Join the Women’s Committee on a Day Art Tour to Massachusetts to visit Castle Hill on the Crane Estate and Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House.

Learn more about this trip by downloading the Spring 2015 Day Art Tours Newsletter.

 

Jun
21
Sun
Jazz Brunch: Deborah Wang Trio
Jun 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for a brunch buffet while listening to some of Hartford’s best live jazz music during our Sunday Jazz Brunch with the Deborah Wang 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, between 10 am and 4:30 pm.

 

Jun
26
Fri
A Special Night with Treat Williams and Rex Reed
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm

Kick off the summer film series with a conversation between actor, producer, and director Treat Williams and film critic Rex Reed. A surprise screening of a film starring Williams follows the onstage chat.

Reception: 5 – 6 p.m.
Cash bar reception with Treat Williams and Rex Reed. $25; Members $22. Reception admission includes the conversation and film.

Onstage Conversation: 6 – 7 p.m.
Film screening: 7 p.m.
Conversation and film admission only: $12; Seniors and students $11; Members $10; Insider Access or above $5.

To purchase tickets call 860-838-4100, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4:30 pm.

Film critic Rex Reed (left) and actor/producer/director Treat Williams.

Film Critic Rex Reed (left) and Actor/Producer/Director Treat Williams.

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

Join us outside on the Alfred E. Burr McManus Memorial (AKA Burr Ball) between the museum and City Hall, for live Caribbean music, body art by Amazing Face Art, complimentary snacks, Reggae dance lessons, and more! 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!

In collaboration with Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival.

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.

 

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!