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Nov
18
Sat
Asbury Shorts USA
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm

A touring exhibition of award-winning short films specially selected from major US & International film festivals.

Presented by Doug LeClaire.

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

All Showtimes:
Friday, November 17 at 7pm
Saturday, November 18 at 2pm
Sunday, November 19 at 2pm

 

Nov
19
Sun
Asbury Shorts USA
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm

A touring exhibition of award-winning short films specially selected from major US & International film festivals.

Presented by Doug LeClaire.

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

All Showtimes:
Friday, November 17 at 7pm
Saturday, November 18 at 2pm
Sunday, November 19 at 2pm

 

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
25
Sat
Film: Canaletto and the Art of Venice
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm

CANALETTO AND THE ART OF VENICE
Based on the exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This documentary tells the remarkable story of Canaletto and the city he shared with millions through his art. The film opens the doors of London’s Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and takes audiences through the squares and canals of Venice that Canaletto immortalized.

2017. UK. 85 min. Not Rated. Directed by Phil Grabsky.

Preceded by a gallery talk at 12:30pm (included with film admission).

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

All Showtimes:
Saturday, November 25 at 2pm
Sunday, November 26 at 2pm

 

Nov
26
Sun
Jazz Brunch: Atla & Matt DeChamplain
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet in the Museum Café, with live jazz by Atla and Matt DeChamplain. 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.

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.

 

Film: Canaletto and the Art of Venice
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm

CANALETTO AND THE ART OF VENICE
Based on the exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This documentary tells the remarkable story of Canaletto and the city he shared with millions through his art. The film opens the doors of London’s Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and takes audiences through the squares and canals of Venice that Canaletto immortalized.

2017. UK. 85 min. Not Rated. Directed by Phil Grabsky.

Preceded by a gallery talk at 12:30pm (included with film admission).

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

All Showtimes:
Saturday, November 25 at 2pm
Sunday, November 26 at 2pm

 

Nov
30
Thu
Art After Dark: Night of Illumination
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Ring in the 44th Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions and be the first to purchase your favorite tree or wreath! Be greeted by Anne Cubberly’s giant Solstice puppet; enjoy performances by Hartford Symphony Jazz Ensemble and Silk City Chorus; and watch selections from The Nutcracker danced by Connecticut Ballet. Plus, music by DJ Jon Eastman, free snacks, cash bar, and a screening of When Harry Met Sally.

Tickets are $13/$8 members and will be available for purchase at the door.

Supported by the Women’s Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum.

Dec
1
Fri
Festival of Trees & Traditions
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for the 44th Festival of Trees & Traditions, an annual holiday fundraising event featuring trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations, and displayed in the galleries throughout the week. This special exhibition is on view during regular museum hours. Read more about Festival of Trees & Traditions.

Please note that the museum is closed on Monday, December 4 and Tuesday, December 5.

A $3 fundraising surcharge is added to ALL museum admissions during the festival. Click here for details.

Are you visiting the Wadsworth Atheneum for the first time, or returning after some time away? You’ll find lots of helpful information on our Directions & Parking page, and even more tips on our Planning Your Visit page.

Dec
2
Sat
Festival of Trees & Traditions
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for the 44th Festival of Trees & Traditions, an annual holiday fundraising event featuring trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations, and displayed in the galleries throughout the week. This special exhibition is on view during regular museum hours. Read more about Festival of Trees & Traditions.

Please note that the museum is closed on Monday, December 4 and Tuesday, December 5.

A $3 fundraising surcharge is added to ALL museum admissions during the festival. Click here for details.

Are you visiting the Wadsworth Atheneum for the first time, or returning after some time away? You’ll find lots of helpful information on our Directions & Parking page, and even more tips on our Planning Your Visit page.