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Feb
25
Sat
Film: Creepy
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Creepy

Part of The Lure of Japan film series, presenting Japanese cinema in celebration of the special exhibition Utamaro and the Lure of Japan.

Creepy
(Kurîpî: Itsuwari No Rinjin)
A former detective, who is now a university lecturer on crime, begins to suspect his neighbor is a murderer.

2016. Japan. 130 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. Click to watch the trailer.

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

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

 

Feb
26
Sun
Film: Creepy
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Creepy

Part of The Lure of Japan film series, presenting Japanese cinema in celebration of the special exhibition Utamaro and the Lure of Japan.

Creepy
(Kurîpî: Itsuwari No Rinjin)
A former detective, who is now a university lecturer on crime, begins to suspect his neighbor is a murderer.

2016. Japan. 130 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. Click to watch the trailer.

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

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

 

SOLD OUT: Sunday Serenades: Snow, Moon, and Flowers
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for this program are sold out.

The Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series
Snow, Moon, and Flowers

Schubert, Takemitsu, and Debussy provide musical reflections of Kitagawa Utamaro’s Snow, Moon, and Flowers series, the centerpiece of the special exhibition Utamaro and the Lure of Japan.

Tickets $30/$25 members and HSO subscribers; to purchase call (860) 987-5900.

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.

 

Mar
2
Thu
Film: Sweet Bean
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm
Film: Sweet Bean

Part of The Lure of Japan film series, presenting Japanese cinema in celebration of the special exhibition Utamaro and the Lure of Japan.

Sweet Bean
(An)
The introverted manager/baker at a pancake stall meets an eccentric but sympathetic 76 year-old woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which leads to a friendship with both the woman and a lonely schoolgirl. The three “outsiders” form a bond that is about much more than just food.

2015. Japan. 113 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Naomi Kawase. Click to watch the trailer.

All Showtimes:
Thursday, March 2 at 7pm*
Saturday, March 4 at 2pm
Sunday, March 5 at 2pm

*Arrive early and visit the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Izakaya—our Pop-Up Sake Bar!—before this screening!

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

 

Mar
4
Sat
Film: Sweet Bean
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Sweet Bean

Part of The Lure of Japan film series, presenting Japanese cinema in celebration of the special exhibition Utamaro and the Lure of Japan.

Sweet Bean
(An)
The introverted manager/baker at a pancake stall meets an eccentric but sympathetic 76 year-old woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which leads to a friendship with both the woman and a lonely schoolgirl. The three “outsiders” form a bond that is about much more than just food.

2015. Japan. 113 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Naomi Kawase. Click to watch the trailer.

All Showtimes:
Thursday, March 2 at 7pm*
Saturday, March 4 at 2pm
Sunday, March 5 at 2pm

*Arrive early and visit the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Izakaya—our Pop-Up Sake Bar!—before this screening!

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

 

Mar
5
Sun
Film: Sweet Bean
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Sweet Bean

Part of The Lure of Japan film series, presenting Japanese cinema in celebration of the special exhibition Utamaro and the Lure of Japan.

Sweet Bean
(An)
The introverted manager/baker at a pancake stall meets an eccentric but sympathetic 76 year-old woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which leads to a friendship with both the woman and a lonely schoolgirl. The three “outsiders” form a bond that is about much more than just food.

2015. Japan. 113 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Naomi Kawase. Click to watch the trailer.

All Showtimes:
Thursday, March 2 at 7pm*
Saturday, March 4 at 2pm
Sunday, March 5 at 2pm

*Arrive early and visit the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Izakaya—our Pop-Up Sake Bar!—before this screening!

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

 

Mar
8
Wed
We Banjo 3
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm

Cash bar begins at 6:30pm | Concert at 7:30pm

The award-winning We Banjo 3 lands in Hartford for one night only during their United States tour! From Galway, Ireland, the band—composed of two sets of brothers—plays a blend of traditional Irish music, old time, and bluegrass music that they call Celt Grass.

Plus, enter to win a door prize of two round-trip Aer Lingus tickets from to Dublin from Bradley! Must be present to win.

Tickets are $30; $25 for members, and are available online now.

 

We Banjo 3 at the Wadsworth Atheneum is supported by Aer Lingus and the Connecticut Airport Authority.

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Mar
11
Sat
2 for 1 Films: A Geisha & The Sea is Watching
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm
2 for 1 Films: A Geisha & The Sea is Watching

Part of The Lure of Japan film series, presenting Japanese cinema in celebration of the special exhibition Utamaro and the Lure of Japan.

Enjoy two films for the price of one! A Geisha screens at 2pm, followed by The Sea is Watching at 4pm.

A Geisha
(Gion Bayashi)
Sixteen year-old Eiko seeks out the geisha Miyoharu in the district of Gion, in Kyoto, asking to become her “maiko,” or apprentice.

1953. Japan. 85 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi. Click to watch the trailer.

The Sea is Watching
(Umi Wa Miteita)
Set in a 19th century brothel, a prostitute gives refuge to a disgraced samurai and then begins to fall in love with him.

2002. Japan. 122 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Written by Akira Kurosawa. Directed by Kei Kumai.

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

 

 

Mar
12
Sun
Jazz Brunch: Green Jazz Band
Mar 12 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Jazz Brunch: Green Jazz Band

Enjoy a delicious brunch in the Museum Café, set to the music of the Green 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.

 

 

 

Brunch Menu:
The brunch buffet features the Chef’s egg dish of the day, homefries, root vegetable hash, bacon, sausage, bagels and assorted cream cheeses, Belgian waffles with fixins’, and assorted breakfast pastries.

Please note that tickets do not include gratuity for brunch service.

 

Film: Memoirs of a Geisha
Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Memoirs of a Geisha

Part of The Lure of Japan film series, in celebration of the special exhibition Utamaro and the Lure of Japan.

Memoirs of a Geisha
A woman reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan’s most celebrated geisha. This beautifully shot, multi award-winning film is based on the novel by Arthur Golden.

2005. USA. 145 min. Rated PG-13. English and Subtitles. Directed by Rob Marshall. Starring Michelle Yeoh and Ken Watanabe. Click to watch the trailer.

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