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Sep
9
Sat
Second Saturdays: The Great Outdoors
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Bring the outdoors in! Tell stories around an indoor “campfire” with Sea Tea Improv and explore beautiful landscapes from around the world.

As always, museum admission is free during Second Saturdays activities!

Free Family Tours:
ABCs: Art, Books, Connections, 10:30–11am
Ask About Art, 11am–noon
Eyes on Art Family Tour, 11:30am–noon

Second Saturdays for Families is funded by Aetna. Additional support is provided by the Tinty Foundation; the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; and the George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of American, N.A., and Alan S. Parker, Co-Trustees. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.

 

Sep
13
Wed
Glenn Ligon & Huey Copeland in Conversation
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm

Glenn Ligon & Huey Copeland in Conversation

5pm | Gallery Viewing & Public Reception
6pm | Conversation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join Glenn Ligon, featured in MATRIX 120, and Huey Copeland, Dean and Professor of Art History at Northwestern University, for a discussion of Ligon’s creative practices, and Copeland’s research about how contemporary African American artists address race in the history of American Art.

Free admission. Presented in partnership with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture. Admission is free thanks to generous support from the Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation.

Images: Paul Mpagi Sepuya; Bonnie Robinson

 

 

 

Sep
23
Sat
Fall Community Day: Surprises/Sorpresas
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fall Community Day: Surprises/Sorpresas

What surprises will you find at the Wadsworth Atheneum? Celebrate art and community with performances, hands-on art activities, tours, and more!

Admission and activities are free all day. More details coming soon!

 

Sep
28
Thu
Art Talk: An Evening with Kellie Jones
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm

Art Talk: An Evening with Kellie Jones

5pm | Gallery Viewing and Public Reception
6pm | Lecture

Kellie Jones, MacArthur Fellow and professor of art history at Columbia University, has been rewriting the history of art to include artists traditionally excluded. Join a discussion of her research and curatorial work about contemporary African-American and African Diaspora artists and racial justice.

Free admission. Presented in partnership with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture. Admission is free thanks to generous support from the Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation.

Image: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation