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Dec
3
Sat
Festival of Trees & Traditions
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for the 43rd Festival of Trees & Traditions, an annual holiday fundraising event featuring trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations, and displayed in the galleries throughout the week. This special exhibition is on view during regular museum hours. Read more about Festival of Trees & Traditions.

Please note that the museum is closed on Monday, December 5 and Tuesday, December 6.

A $3 fundraising surcharge is added to ALL museum admissions during the festival. Click here for details.

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.

Tour: Highlights
Dec 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join a docent for a Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Free with museum admission.

 

Tour: Highlights
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join a docent for a Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Free with museum admission.

 

Tour: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs
Dec 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a docent for a tour of the special exhibition The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus: A Wish Come True
Dec 3 @ 8:00 pm

The Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus presents its annual holiday concert! For information and tickets, visit www.hartfordgaymenschorus.com.

This event takes place in the museum’s Aetna Theater; please enter via Avery Door.

This event is presented by the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus. Please note that the Wadsworth Atheneum galleries, including Festival of Trees & Traditions, close at 5 pm and will not be on view during this event.

Dec
4
Sun
Festival of Trees & Traditions
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for the 43rd Festival of Trees & Traditions, an annual holiday fundraising event featuring trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations, and displayed in the galleries throughout the week. This special exhibition is on view during regular museum hours. Read more about Festival of Trees & Traditions.

Please note that the museum is closed on Monday, December 5 and Tuesday, December 6.

A $3 fundraising surcharge is added to ALL museum admissions during the festival. Click here for details.

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.

Tour: Highlights
Dec 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join a docent for a Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Free with museum admission.

 

Tour: Highlights
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join a docent for a Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Free with museum admission.

 

Tour: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs
Dec 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a docent for a tour of the special exhibition The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus: A Wish Come True
Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm

The Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus presents its annual holiday concert! For information and tickets, visit www.hartfordgaymenschorus.com.

This event takes place in the museum’s Aetna Theater; please enter via Avery Door.

This event is presented by the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus. Please note that admission to the Wadsworth Atheneum galleries, including Festival of Trees & Traditions, is not included with your ticket to this event.