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Apr
27
Fri
Fine Art & Flowers
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate spring at the Wadsworth Atheneum’s 37th Annual Fine Art & Flowers! During this three-day museum fundraiser, floral arrangements and garden designs inspired by masterworks from the permanent collection are showcased throughout the galleries. Florists, garden clubs, and interior designers from throughout New England participate in this highly anticipated event, creating floral works of art for visitors to enjoy.

A $3 fundraising surcharge is added to ALL museum admissions during Fine Art & Flowers. Click here for details.

Tour: Highlights
Apr 27 @ 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.

 

Gallery Talk: Herbert Ferber & the New York School
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Explore abstraction, Jewish identity, and artistic training in the work of the sculptor Herbert Ferber with art critic Phyllis Tuchman, who interviewed Ferber for the Archives of American Art, and curator Patricia Hickson.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Please note that art historian Irving Sandler, who was originally scheduled to speak at this program, is no longer able to participate.

 

Apr
28
Sat
Fine Art & Flowers
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate spring at the Wadsworth Atheneum’s 37th Annual Fine Art & Flowers! During this three-day museum fundraiser, floral arrangements and garden designs inspired by masterworks from the permanent collection are showcased throughout the galleries. Florists, garden clubs, and interior designers from throughout New England participate in this highly anticipated event, creating floral works of art for visitors to enjoy.

A $3 fundraising surcharge is added to ALL museum admissions during Fine Art & Flowers. Click here for details.

Tour: Highlights
Apr 28 @ 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
Apr 28 @ 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.

 

Gorey & Topiary
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm

Dan Christina, Chief Horticulturalist at Green Animals Topiary Garden,  presents an introduction to topiary in conjunction with the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds. From moss stuffed frames to ivy pillars and everything in between, this demonstration and talk will inspire gardeners of all skill levels.

Free with museum admission.

 

Tour: Gorey’s Worlds
Apr 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a docent for a tour of the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds.

Free with museum admission, meet by the Museum Shop.

Tour: 3-in-30 Highlights
Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join a docent for a 3-in-30 Highlights Tour—that’s three works of art to explore in 30 minutes!

Museum admission is free after 4pm. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Apr
29
Sun
Fine Art & Flowers
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate spring at the Wadsworth Atheneum’s 37th Annual Fine Art & Flowers! During this three-day museum fundraiser, floral arrangements and garden designs inspired by masterworks from the permanent collection are showcased throughout the galleries. Florists, garden clubs, and interior designers from throughout New England participate in this highly anticipated event, creating floral works of art for visitors to enjoy.

A $3 fundraising surcharge is added to ALL museum admissions during Fine Art & Flowers. Click here for details.