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Jul
19
Thu
Tour: Highlights
Jul 19 @ 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.

 

Film: Love, Cecil
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm
Film: Love, Cecil

Featuring a special display of three costumes designed by Cecil Beaton for the film Gigi.

LOVE, CECIL
Lisa Immordino Vreeland directs this documentary about Academy Award-winning costume designer Cecil Beaton. A respected photographer, artist, and set designer, Beaton was best known for designing costumes for films such as Gigi and My Fair Lady.

2017. USA. 98 min. Not Rated. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland. Featuring Leslie Caron, David Hockney, and Rupert Everett.

 

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

All Showtimes:
Thursday, July 19 at 7pm
Saturday, July 21 at 2pm—make it a double feature!
Sunday, July 22 at 2pm—make it a double feature!

 

Jul
20
Fri
Gallery Talk: The Subconscious and the Divine
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Explore themes of spirituality, religion, and archetypes in modern and contemporary art during a gallery talk with Lauren T. Cross, Youth & Community Programs Manager.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Tour: Highlights
Jul 20 @ 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.

 

Sketch Class: Summer Drawing
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn how to draw and sketch in the exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage during two classes led by UConn professor of art, Kathryn Myers. Open to adults of all levels of artistic ability. Attend one or both classes!

Tickets are $18/$8 museum members; includes museum admission.

Online registration is required.

Supply List:

You can find these items at various art supply stores including Michaels in East Hartford or the West Farm Shopping Center; Jerry’s in New Britain; or online at Dick Blick.

Pencils:
–Soft graphite sticks or graphite pencils
–Soft charcoal pencils
—Colored pencils or pastel pencils
–White pastel pencil or white charcoal pencil
–Black and white conte crayons

–Kneaded or gum erasers
–Pencil sharpener that works with charcoal pencils

Papers:
–Individual pieces of white or gray toned charcoal paper, or pads. (Gray or earth tone is particularly recommended when working with colored pencils, pastels, or with white and black charcoal.)

Sketch pads:
All white paper or pastel color papers can be used, such as:
–Strathmore 300 series charcoal paper, 11 x 17
–Earth Tone Mi-Teintes, 12 x 16
–Gray Tone Mi-Tientes, 12 x 16
(This is an average size that is easy to handle sitting or standing, but you are welcome to work with larger paper sizes.)

–Box for supplies since we may move around

Under the Stars Film Series: Never on Sunday
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrate the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage at the Under the Stars Film Series. Each of the four featured films are set in locations visited by the famed Hudson River School artist.

5pm | Live music and an à la carte dinner in the museum’s outdoor courtyard
8:15pm | Film Screening

POTE TIN KYRIAKI (NEVER ON SUNDAY)
An American scholar attempts to reform and Athenian Greek prostitute with whom he is infatuated.

1960. Greece. 97 min. Not Rated. English and Subtitles. Directed by Jules Dassin. Starring Melina Mercouri and Jules Dassin.

 

 

 


Film Tickets:

$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
FREE for Museum Members and Wadsworth Welcome cardholders
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

All Under the Stars Screenings:
Friday, July 13: Roman Holiday
Friday, July 20: Never on Sunday
Friday, July 27: Sirocco
Friday, August 10: Lawrence of Arabia (Part 1)
Saturday, August 11: Lawrence of Arabia (Part 2)

 

Films begin at sundown (approximately 8:15 pm). Please note that portable chairs and coolers are prohibited. The program will move indoors during inclement weather.

 

Jul
21
Sat
Tour: Highlights
Jul 21 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 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.

 

Double Feature: Love, Cecil & Gigi
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm
Double Feature: Love, Cecil & Gigi

Enjoy two films for the price of one! Featuring a special display of three costumes designed by Cecil Beaton for the film Gigi.

LOVE, CECIL
Lisa Immordino Vreeland directs this documentary about Academy Award-winning costume designer Cecil Beaton. A respected photographer, artist, and set designer, Beaton was best known for designing costumes for films such as Gigi and My Fair Lady.

2017. USA. 98 min. Not Rated. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland. Featuring Leslie Caron, David Hockney, and Rupert Everett.

 

All Showtimes:
Thursday, July 19 at 7pm
Saturday, July 21 at 2pm
Sunday, July 22 at 2pm

GIGI
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship—but will it stay that way?

Musical comedy. 1958. USA. 115 min. Rated G. Starring Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, and Louis Jourdan.

All Showtimes:
Saturday, July 21 at 3:50pm
Sunday, July 22 at 3:50pm

 

Tour: Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
Jul 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a docent for a tour of the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage.

Free with museum admission, meet by the Museum Shop.