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Jun
7
Wed
Art Talk: Self-Portrait as a Lute Player
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm

Artemisia Gentileschi’s Self-Portrait as a Lute Player
5pm Gallery Viewing & Public Reception
6pm Lecture

Susan Morse Hilles Curator of European Art Oliver Tostmann will discuss the rich history of Self-Portrait as a Lute Player, by the singular Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi.

Free admission.

Visit our Pop! Up Bar before this program, from 4-6pm.

Jun
10
Sat
Juneteenth Family Day: Celebrating the Legacy
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate freedom, equality, and African American history. Experience song and dance performances, create art, take a tour, and more! Details coming soon.

Free admission.

Juneteenth Family Day is funded by The Hartford. Additional support is provided by United Healthcare.

Jun
14
Wed
Art Talk: The Curiosities in the Cabinet
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm

The Curiosities in the Cabinet: Museums in an Age of Wonder
5pm Gallery Viewing & Public Reception
6pm Lecture

Explore the emergence of the modern museum from exploration and the cabinets of curiosities in the 16th and 17th centuries with Paula Findlen, Professor of History at Stanford University.

Free admission.

The Curiosities in the Cabinet: Museums in an Age of Wonder is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

Jun
16
Fri
Member Morning: John Trumbull
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast in the Museum Café, then join Robert H. Schutz, Jr., Associate Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture Erin Monroe for a tour of John Trumbull: Visualizing American Independence. Reservations required, call (860) 838-4171.

Don’t forget to visit the Museum Shop after the tour—members will receive 20% off their purchase on this date.

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