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Oct
25
Wed
Art Talk: Dreaming Vertically: Northern Land into Landscape
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm

Dreaming Vertically: Northern Land into Landscape
5pm | Exhibition Viewing & Public Reception
6pm | Lecture

In the 19th century, artists in Norway and Switzerland painted mountain landscapes and coastal views of extraordinary drama and technique. Join Patricia Berman, professor of art history at Wellesley College, to learn about the technical aspects of the paintings and the politics of nation building. Free and open to the public.

 

Program support is provided by The Royal Norwegian Consulate.

Oct
27
Fri
Film: Ragtime
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm

Part of the Where in the World is J.P. Morgan film series, celebrating the special exhibition Morgan: Mind of the Collector by traveling through film to the cities in which Morgan spent time, including Paris, Cairo, London, New York, Florence and Venice.

RAGTIME

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.

1981. USA. 155 min. Rated PG. Directed by Milos Forman.

Arrive early in your most dapper tweeds and beads to enjoy our Gilded Age Happy Hour from 5-8pm.

Free admission.

 

Nov
11
Sat
Second Saturdays: Stories & Ships
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Listen to seafaring stories with educators from Mystic Seaport, then look for ships, islands, and explorers in works of art. Create your own tale of daring and adventure on the high seas!

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.

Nov
16
Thu
Member Morning: Morgan: Mind of the Collector
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast followed by a tour of Morgan: Mind of the Collector with senior curator Linda Roth. Plus, members take 20% off in the Museum Shop November 16-19! Reservations required, call (860) 838-4171.

This event is open to Wadsworth Atheneum members only. Not a member? Join or renew today!

 

Dec
1
Fri
World AIDS Day Concert
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm

World AIDS Day Concert
6:30pm | Reception
7:30pm | Performance

Commemorate World AIDS Day with a concert by the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus. Free admission.

 

Co-sponsored by Community Health Services, CRT, Walgreens, and the City of Hartford.

Dec
9
Sat
Second Saturdays: Sounds of the Season
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Celebrate the sounds of the season during Festival of Trees & Traditions! Learn about seasonal customs from around the world and enjoy live musical performances.

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.