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Oct
27
Fri
Gilded Age Happy Hour
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Don your most dapper tweeds and beads to celebrate the special exhibition Morgan: Mind of the Collector.

Enjoy the exhibition with with docent-guided tours, enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks for purchase in the Bar Car pop-up bar, and revel in entertainment by Sea Tea Improv. Prizes awarded for best dressed! Stay for a screening of the classic film Ragtime at 8pm.

Free admission, drinks available for purchase.

 

Nov
3
Fri
Art Talk & Performance: Alchemy and Faith
Nov 3 @ 5:30 pm

Art Talk & Performance: Alchemy and Faith
5:30pm | Presentations
6:30pm | Reception
7pm | Performance

Tara Nummeda of Brown University and Donna Bilak of Columbia University will present the work of alchemists—mystics who alleged an ability to create gold—followed by a concert of early modern music based on alchemical symbols by the choral ensemble Les Canards Chanants.

 

Supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

Nov
9
Thu
Joey Batts & Rudy Present ROY G. BV
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm

Joey Batts & Rudy Present ROY G. BV
6:30pm | Cash Bar Reception
7:30pm | Performance

Take a sensory journey through the “visible spectrum,” featuring all original music and accompanying visuals highlighting the moods of each color. Special guests from Hartford hip hop supergroup UZOO.

Tickets are $10/$5 members and students with ID; purchase at the door.

 

Supported by The People Project.

 

Nov
19
Sun
Sunday Serenades: Strauss and the Sublime
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series
Strauss and the Sublime

The first Sunday Serenades of the season takes inspiration from the dramatic Scandinavian landscapes featured in the exhibition Sublime North: Romantic Painters Discover Norway, with a stormy and romantic program of music by Grieg, Strauss, and Halvorsen. $30/$25 members and HSO subscribers. Call (860) 987-5900 or visit hartfordsymphony.org to purchase tickets.

Preceded by a Sublime North gallery talk at 1pm. Gallery talk is free with museum admission, or with a Sunday Serenades ticket.

 

The Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series is presented in collaboration with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and features Concertmaster Leonid Sigal. The series is made possible, in part, by the Helen M. Saunders Charitable Foundation Music Endowment at the Wadsworth Atheneum. Support for this program is provided by The Royal Norwegian Consulate.

 

 

Nov
26
Sun
Connecticut Lyric Opera: The Magic Flute
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm

Connecticut Lyric Opera performs Mozart’s The Magic Flute in the museum’s majestic Morgan Great Hall. For information and tickets visit ctlyricopera.org.

 

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
Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus Holiday Concert
Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm

Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus
From Tinseltown to Times Square—A Holiday Adventure

The Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus presents its annual holiday concert. For information and tickets, visit www.hartfordgaymenschorus.com.

This event takes place in the museum’s Aetna Theater; please enter via Avery Door.

This event is presented by the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus. Please note that admission to the Wadsworth Atheneum galleries, including Festival of Trees & Traditions, is not included with your ticket to this event.

 

Dec
10
Sun
Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus Holiday Concert
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm

Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus
From Tinseltown to Times Square—A Holiday Adventure

The Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus presents its annual holiday concert. For information and tickets, visit www.hartfordgaymenschorus.com.

This event takes place in the museum’s Aetna Theater; please enter via Avery Door.

This event is presented by the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus. Please note that admission to the Wadsworth Atheneum galleries, including Festival of Trees & Traditions, is not included with your ticket to this event.

 

Dec
15
Fri
The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm

CONNetic Dance puts a contemporary twist on this holiday classic, featuring a fusion of athletic dance forms including tap, jazz, and hip hop, and a sense of humor!

This event takes place in the museum’s Aetna Theater; please enter via Avery Door.

Nutcracker-Suite-Spicy

For information and tickets, visit www.conneticdance.com or call (860) 251-9194.

This event is presented by CONNetic Dance. Please note that the Wadsworth Atheneum galleries, including Festival of Trees & Traditions, close at 5 pm and will not be on view during this event.

 

 

Dec
16
Sat
The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm

CONNetic Dance puts a contemporary twist on this holiday classic, featuring a fusion of athletic dance forms including tap, jazz, and hip hop, and a sense of humor!

This event takes place in the museum’s Aetna Theater; please enter via Avery Door.

Nutcracker-Suite-Spicy

For information and tickets, visit www.conneticdance.com or call (860) 251-9194.

This event is presented by CONNetic Dance. Please note that the Wadsworth Atheneum galleries, including Festival of Trees & Traditions, close at 5 pm and will not be on view during this event.