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Night of Illumination

December 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Ring in the holiday season at the unveiling of this year’s Festival of Trees and Traditions!


Night of Illumination is the public’s first chance to see the sights, and purchase a tree or wreath to either take home or donate to charity! Also in store: seasonal cocktails, treats from NoRA Cupcake Company, performances by the Silk City Chorus from 5-6pm and the Moniuszko Choir from 7-8pm, plus plenty of festive tunes from DJ Jon Eastman.

General Admission | $8
Members, Hartford Residents, College Students with ID, Youth under 17 | $3

*Includes an 8pm screening of Love Actually, starring Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, and Keira Knightly.


Night of Illumination is sponsored by the Women’s Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum.

Are you visiting the Wadsworth Atheneum for the first time, or returning after some time away? You’ll find lots of helpful information on our Directions & Parking page, and even more tips on our Planning Your Visit page.

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