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Mar
3
Tue
Museum Closed
Mar 3 all-day

The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

More information about hours and admission is available here.

Mar
4
Wed
Tour: Highlights
Mar 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.

 

Mar
5
Thu
Tour: Highlights
Mar 5 @ 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: Downton Atheneum
Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

FTAH_03-2015_ADJoin us to celebrate the TV period drama Downton Abbey! Enjoy music by DJ Jon Eastman, a 3 in 30 tour of the permanent collection, parlor games, cigars with The Tobacco Shop of Hartford, a sherry and brandy tasking, complimentary snacks, cash bar and more! At 6:30 pm don’t miss a special performance by The Dancing Duo, Prudence Sloane and Joel Silvestro.

At 8 pm view and vote on the Feature Film Project (regular film admission applies).

Dress up as your favorite Downton Abbey character for FREE admission!

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 & more!

 

 

Feature Film Project: Patrick’s Day
Mar 5 @ 8:00 pm

From March 5 to March 8 Patrick’s Day debuts in cinemas across the United States in the 3rd Annual Feature Film Project. After its debut, filmgoers at each participating venue must vote to determine if the film is worthy of additional screenings.

Patrick’s Day: When a young man with mental health issues becomes intimate with a suicidal flight attendant his obsessive mother enlists a dysfunctional cop to separate them.

Watch the official trailer for Patrick’s Day below.

The Feature Film Project is organized by the Manhattan Short Film Festival. For more information visit thefeaturefilmproject.com.

 

Mar
6
Fri
Tour: Highlights
Mar 6 @ 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.

 

Mar
7
Sat
Tour: Contemporary Art
Mar 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

contemporary1Join a museum docent for a tour of the newly reinstalled Contemporary Art galleries.

Free with admission; meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Films: Weegee’s New York & Coney Island at Night
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
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Weegee’s New York, 1948

Weegee’s New York: This documentary captures the daily rituals and practices of Coney Island’s summer masses while at the same time turns everyday landmarks and city views into colorful abstract compositions. 1948. USA. 20 min. Not Rated. Directed by Weegee (Arthur Felig).

Followed by:

Coney Island at Night: Taken at night, this panorama of Coney Island dramatically captures the illuminated architectural landscape of Dreamland and Luna Park. 1905. USA. 4 min. Not Rated. B&W. Silent. Directed by Edwin S. Porter.

Guest Speaker: Charles Musser, Professor of Film and American Studies at Yale University.

Weegee’s New York and Coney Island at Night are screened in conjunction with Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland.

 

Tour: Highlights
Mar 7 @ 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.

 

Film: The Crowd
Mar 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:40 pm

Crowd_Murray_Boardman_2_WEBFilm: The Crowd: This poignant story of the working and domestic life of an average, commonplace man in ‘the crowd’  — John, with his wife Mary — chronicling their ups and downs, including their meeting, courtship, marriage, and family life. 1928. USA. 98 min. Not Rated. B&W. Silent. Directed by King Vidor. Starring James Murray and Eleanor Boardman.

Guest Speaker: Joshua Glick, Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies at Hendrix College.

This film is screened in conjunction with Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008.