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May
4
Wed
Tour: Highlights
May 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.

 

May
5
Thu
No First Thursday
May 5 all-day

First Thursdays are on hiatus. Check back for updates!

 

Spring Day Art Tour: Metropolitan Museum of Art
May 5 all-day

Day Art Tours are organized by the Women’s Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.

Metropolitan Museum of Art & The Hispanic Society of America Museum and Library

Prepare to be amazed by Elizabeth Louise Vigee LeBrun’s portraits of French aristocrats straight from the galleries of the Grand Palais,  and take a private, docent-led tour exploring the retrospective legacy of this talented artists.

Depart from The Met at 2:30 pm with the group and head Uptown to one of New York City’s best kept secrets, The Hispanic Society of America Museum and Library–a boasting Beaux Arts mansion with sculpture garden. Take a docent-led tour of this National Historic Landmark and see its popular “Sorella Room.”

Tickets: $105; $95 members, includes transportation, admission, guided tours, and gratuities.

Bus Times:
Departs Manchester: 7:30 am
Departs West Hartford: 8 am
Departs New York City: 4:30 pm

Please Note: Effective immediately, Day Art Tours will no longer depart from the University of Connecticut, West Hartford campus parking LOT B at 1345 Trout Brook Drive. The new departure point for participants west of the Connecticut River is the Park & Ride Lot off CT-71, approximately 1/2 mile south of West Farms Mall in New Britain. Entrance to the Park & Ride Lot is on the right side of the street across from Target, offering easy access to I84 East, and I84 West.

Click here for more information, access to the registration form, and the full Spring Day Art Tours schedule.

 

Tour: Highlights
May 5 @ 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.

 

May
6
Fri
Tour: Highlights
May 6 @ 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.

 

May
7
Sat
Tour: Highlights
May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 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: Gothic to Goth
May 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a docent for a tour of the special exhibition Gothic to Goth: Romantic Era Fashion & Its Legacy.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

May
8
Sun
Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch: Deborah Wang Trio
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Enjoy a delicious brunch set to the music of the Deborah Wang Trio. Afterwards, explore the galleries on your own or take a tour with a docent. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch, and one complimentary bloody mary or mimosa.

There are two seatings, one at 10:30 am and one at 12:30 pm.

Brunch Menu:
The brunch buffet features the Chef’s egg dish of the day, homefries, thick cut bacon, sausage, and ham, NY bagels and lox, stuffed French toast, Belgian waffles with fixins’, assorted breakfast pastries, seasonal fruit, freshly brewed coffee, and tea.

Tickets are available online only; click here to purchase. Please note that tickets do not include gratuity for brunch service.

 

Tour: Highlights
May 8 @ 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.