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Dec
17
Sun
Jazz Brunch: John Brighenti & Orice Jenkins
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet in the Museum Café, with live jazz John Brighenti and Orice Jenkins. After, 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; tickets are $38/$28 members.

Menu:
Seasonal Frittata
Challah French Toast
Bagels, Hummus and Cream Cheese
Breakfast Potatoes
Assorted Pastries
Bacon & Sausage
Fresh Fruit Platter

Please note that tickets must be purchased online and are not available by phone. Tickets do not include gratuity for brunch service.

Jan
7
Sun
Scandinavian Composers and the String Quartet
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm

Evocations of Nature, Loneliness, and Hope:
Scandinavian Composers and the String Quartet

The Haven String Quartet explores the musical expression of landscapes and nature in Sublime North: Romantic Painters discover Norway through works by Scandinavian composers including Edvard Grieg, Jean Sibelius, and Hilding Rosenberg.

Tickets $20/$15 members; includes museum admission.

 

Music programs at the Wadsworth Atheneum are supported in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

 

Jan
21
Sun
Jazz Brunch: The Survivors Swing Four
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet in the Untitled (2o17) Café set to the sounds of The Survivors Swing Four. After, 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; tickets are $38/$28 members.

Menu:
Seasonal Frittata
Challah French Toast
Bagels, Hummus and Cream Cheese
Breakfast Potatoes
Assorted Pastries
Bacon & Sausage
Fresh Fruit Platter

Please note that tickets must be purchased online and are not available by phone. Tickets do not include gratuity for brunch service.

 

Feb
1
Thu
Art After Dark: Fire and Ice
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Visit the museum after hours for music, free snacks, cash bar, tours, a film, and art activity, and much more!

Tickets are $10/$5 members and are available for purchase at the door.

 

Feb
11
Sun
Jazz Brunch: Sez Zion Jazz Band
Feb 11 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet in the Untitled (2o17) Café set to the sounds of Sez Zion Jazz Band. After, 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; tickets are $38/$28 members.

Menu:
Seasonal Frittata
Challah French Toast
Bagels, Hummus and Cream Cheese
Breakfast Potatoes
Assorted Pastries
Bacon & Sausage
Fresh Fruit Platter

Please note that tickets must be purchased online and are not available by phone. Tickets do not include gratuity for brunch service.

 

Mar
4
Sun
Sunday Serenades: Shostakovich & Gorey
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm

Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series:
Shostakovich & Gorey

In celebration of the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds, this Sunday Serenade concert explores the whimsical elegance of Edward Gorey’s art with a program including Mozart, Shnittke, Britten, and Shostakovich.

Tickets are $30/$25 members and HSO subscribers. Call (860) 987-5900 or visit hartfordsymphony.org to purchase tickets.

Preceded by a gallery talk in Gorey’s Worlds at 1pm. Gallery talk is free with museum admission or 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. Music programs at the Wadsworth Atheneum are supported in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

 

Mar
18
Sun
St. Patrick’s Day Brunch
Mar 18 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Enjoy a delicious St. Patrick’s day brunch buffet in the Untitled (2o17) Café set to the sounds of The Executive Session. After, 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; tickets are $38/$28 members.

Menu:
Seasonal Frittata
Challah French Toast
Bagels, Hummus and Cream Cheese
Breakfast Potatoes
Assorted Pastries
Bacon & Sausage
Fresh Fruit Platter

Please note that tickets must be purchased online and are not available by phone. Tickets do not include gratuity for brunch service.

 

Jun
9
Sat
Four Nations Ensemble Concert Series: Saints and Sinners
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm

Four Nations Ensemble Concert Series: Saints and Sinners

The Four Nations Ensemble embraces the Wadsworth Atheneum’s pioneering exhibitions of Counter-Reformation and Baroque Art with passages from 17th and 18th century orators. Renowned American vocalists Pascale Beaudin, Eric Jurenas, Thomas Cooley and David Newman will join the ensemble in a dramatic program about St. John, Salome, Saul, David, St. Cecelia and Mary Magdalene that complements the museum’s Baroque art collection.

Tickets are $35/$25 museum members and will be available online soon.