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May
30
Tue
Museum Closed
May 30 all-day

The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

More information about hours and admission is available here.

May
31
Wed
Tour: Highlights
May 31 @ 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.

 

Jun
1
Thu
Tour: Highlights
Jun 1 @ 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.

 

Art After Dark: Mood Room
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Stop by the museum after hours to enjoy music by the XY Eli Band, art activities, food, a cash bar, and more! June’s Art After Dark marks the opening of the Mika Tajima/MATRIX 177 installation “After Life,” and celebrates the museum’s Wadsworth Welcome initiative, which offers free museum admission to Hartford residents.

Highlights will include:

Gallery Talk, 5:30pm
Simply Splendid: Rediscovering American Design, with curator Brandy Culp

Wadsworth Welcome Remarks, 6pm
Director & CEO Thomas J. Loughman

Gallery Talk, 6:30pm
MATRIX 177 with artist Mika Tajima

Tickets will be available at the door and are $10, $5 for members, and free for Wadsworth Welcome cardholders.

 

Jun
2
Fri
Walking Tour: Revolutionary Hartford
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Join Rebecca Taber-Conover of Connecticut’s Old State House for a 90-minute walking tour of Hartford’s rich colonial and revolutionary history.

Beginning in the exhibition John Trumbull: Visualizing American Independence at the Wadsworth Atheneum, the group will visit the Connecticut Old State House—site of the Amistad trials—before a trip to important monuments in Bushnell Park. After the tour, return with us to the Wadsworth Atheneum for a closer look at the exhibition.

Free with museum admission; meet by the Museum Shop.

Co-organized with Connecticut’s Old State House.

Tour: Highlights
Jun 2 @ 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.

 

Hartford Opera Theater: The Tender Land
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Hartford Opera Theater performs The Tender Land, with music by Aaron Copland and libretto by Horace Everett.

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

All Showtimes:
Friday, June 2 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, June 4 at 3 PM

Hartford Opera Theater: The Tender Land is presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Jun
3
Sat
Tour: Highlights
Jun 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.

 

Art in Focus
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Spend 20 minutes exploring Frederic Church’s Mountains of Ecuador (1855) in depth with a docent.

Free with museum admission, meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Tour: Highlights
Jun 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.