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Click here to view a PDF of our Summer 2015 Film Calendar.

Click here to view a PDF of our July-September 2015 Calendar.

 

Aug
6
Thu
First Thursday Block Party: ONE LOVE!
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The party is back outside on the Alfred E. Burr McManus Memorial (AKA Burr Ball) this month between the museum and City Hall, for live Caribbean music, body art by Amazing Face Art, complimentary snacks, Reggae dance lessons, and more! Music for the evening includes De Four Ah Wee Steel Drum Band and a special appearance by the latest sensation, boy band NK5, presented by Maurice Starr and Joe Young Studios.

Film at 8 pm: Selma

$5 general admission; FREE for members! August First Thursday is also FREE for Hartford residents!

In collaboration with Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival. Special thanks to Gary Carter.

First Thursday After Hours: Join us the first Thursday of every month for extended exhibition hours, music, cocktails, food, art activities, a film & more!

The Wadsworth Atheneum acknowledges the permission of the Trustees of the Ella Burr McManus Trust for use of the Burr Mall.

 

Sep
3
Thu
First Thursday After Hours
Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

First Thursday After Hours: Join us the first Thursday of every month for extended exhibition hours, music, cocktails, food, art activities, a film & more!

Sep
30
Wed
MATRIX Fundraising Event
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

MATRIX-173-Invite
Join MATRIX 173 artist Mark Dion and Patricia Hickson, Emily Hall Tremaine Curator of Contemporary Art, for a sneak peek and rare interactive experience celebrating Dion’s site-specific MATRIX project, The Wadsworth Atheneum’s Great Chain of Being.

Enjoy exclusive remarks from the artist, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a buffet-style dinner, an exhibition tour, and a one-of-a-kind treasure hunt complete with prizes!

Tickets are $125, and the event benefits the MATRIX program. RSVP by Friday, September 18 to Karen Simpson, via email or by phone at (860)-838-4077.