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Jul
20
Fri
Sketch Class: Summer Drawing
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn how to draw and sketch in the exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage during two classes led by UConn professor of art, Kathryn Myers. Open to adults of all levels of artistic ability. Attend one or both classes!

Tickets are $18/$8 museum members; includes museum admission.

Online registration is required.

Supply List:

You can find these items at various art supply stores including Michaels in East Hartford or the West Farm Shopping Center; Jerry’s in New Britain; or online at Dick Blick.

Pencils:
–Soft graphite sticks or graphite pencils
–Soft charcoal pencils
—Colored pencils or pastel pencils
–White pastel pencil or white charcoal pencil
–Black and white conte crayons

–Kneaded or gum erasers
–Pencil sharpener that works with charcoal pencils

Papers:
–Individual pieces of white or gray toned charcoal paper, or pads. (Gray or earth tone is particularly recommended when working with colored pencils, pastels, or with white and black charcoal.)

Sketch pads:
All white paper or pastel color papers can be used, such as:
–Strathmore 300 series charcoal paper, 11 x 17
–Earth Tone Mi-Teintes, 12 x 16
–Gray Tone Mi-Tientes, 12 x 16
(This is an average size that is easy to handle sitting or standing, but you are welcome to work with larger paper sizes.)

–Box for supplies since we may move around

Jul
21
Sat
Double Feature: Love, Cecil & Gigi
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm
Double Feature: Love, Cecil & Gigi

Enjoy two films for the price of one! Featuring a special display of three costumes designed by Cecil Beaton for the film Gigi.

LOVE, CECIL
Lisa Immordino Vreeland directs this documentary about Academy Award-winning costume designer Cecil Beaton. A respected photographer, artist, and set designer, Beaton was best known for designing costumes for films such as Gigi and My Fair Lady.

2017. USA. 98 min. Not Rated. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland. Featuring Leslie Caron, David Hockney, and Rupert Everett.

 

All Showtimes:
Thursday, July 19 at 7pm
Saturday, July 21 at 2pm
Sunday, July 22 at 2pm

GIGI
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship—but will it stay that way?

Musical comedy. 1958. USA. 115 min. Rated G. Starring Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, and Louis Jourdan.

All Showtimes:
Saturday, July 21 at 3:50pm
Sunday, July 22 at 3:50pm

 

Jul
22
Sun
Double Feature: Love, Cecil & Gigi
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm
Double Feature: Love, Cecil & Gigi

Enjoy two films for the price of one! Featuring a special display of three costumes designed by Cecil Beaton for the film Gigi.

LOVE, CECIL
Lisa Immordino Vreeland directs this documentary about Academy Award-winning costume designer Cecil Beaton. A respected photographer, artist, and set designer, Beaton was best known for designing costumes for films such as Gigi and My Fair Lady.

2017. USA. 98 min. Not Rated. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland. Featuring Leslie Caron, David Hockney, and Rupert Everett.

 

All Showtimes:
Thursday, July 19 at 7pm
Saturday, July 21 at 2pm
Sunday, July 22 at 2pm

GIGI
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship—but will it stay that way?

Musical comedy. 1958. USA. 115 min. Rated G. Starring Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, and Louis Jourdan.

All Showtimes:
Saturday, July 21 at 3:50pm
Sunday, July 22 at 3:50pm

 

Jul
28
Sat
Double Feature: Theeb & Wadjda
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm

It’s a double feature! Enjoy two films—plus an exhibition tour—for the price of one.

1:15pm | Tour of Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
2pm | Theeb Screening
3:50pm | Wadjda Screening

THEEB
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

2014. United Arab Emirates/Jordan. 100 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Naji Abu Nowar.

 

 

WADJDA
In this comedic drama, an enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school’s Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

2012. Saudi Arabia. 98 min. Rated PG. Subtitles. Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour.

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, July 28 at 2pm
Sunday, July 29 at 2pm

 

Jul
29
Sun
Double Feature: Theeb & Wadjda
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm

It’s a double feature! Enjoy two films—plus an exhibition tour—for the price of one.

1:15pm | Tour of Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
2pm | Theeb Screening
3:50pm | Wadjda Screening

THEEB
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

2014. United Arab Emirates/Jordan. 100 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Naji Abu Nowar.

 

 

WADJDA
In this comedic drama, an enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school’s Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

2012. Saudi Arabia. 98 min. Rated PG. Subtitles. Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour.

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, July 28 at 2pm
Sunday, July 29 at 2pm

 

Aug
2
Thu
Art After Dark: Caribbean Celebration
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art After Dark: Caribbean Celebration

Enjoy an energetic performance by FriendZWorldMusic, plus tours, art activities, body art, and a screening of Black Panther at 8pm. Complimentary snacks and cash bar.

Tickets $10/$5 members; purchase at the door.

 

Art After Dark: Caribbean Celebration is supported in part by the Greater Hartford Arts Council’s United Arts Campaign with major support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Presented in collaboration with the Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival.

Aug
4
Sat
Film: Last Men in Aleppo
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Last Men in Aleppo

1:15pm | Tour of Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
2pm | Film

DE SIDSTE MÆND I ALEPPO (LAST MEN IN ALEPPO)

Through the eyes of volunteer rescue workers called the White Helmets, Last Men in Aleppo allows viewers to experience the daily life, death, and struggle in the streets of Aleppo, Syria, where they are fighting for sanity in a city where war has become the norm. Winner, 2017 Sundance World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for Documentary.

2017. Syria/Denmark. 83 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Feras Fayyad.

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, August 4 at 2pm
Sunday, August 5 at 2pm

 

Aug
5
Sun
Film: Last Men in Aleppo
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Last Men in Aleppo

1:15pm | Tour of Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
2pm | Film

DE SIDSTE MÆND I ALEPPO (LAST MEN IN ALEPPO)

Through the eyes of volunteer rescue workers called the White Helmets, Last Men in Aleppo allows viewers to experience the daily life, death, and struggle in the streets of Aleppo, Syria, where they are fighting for sanity in a city where war has become the norm. Winner, 2017 Sundance World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for Documentary.

2017. Syria/Denmark. 83 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Feras Fayyad.

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, August 4 at 2pm
Sunday, August 5 at 2pm

 

Aug
11
Sat
Film: In the Last Days of the City
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm
Film: In the Last Days of the City

1:15pm | Tour of Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
2pm | Film

AKHER AYAM EL MADINA (IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY)

This award-winning, beautifully shot and contemplative film tells the story of a struggling filmmaker who is living in Cairo just after the Arab uprising.

2018. Egypt. 118 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Tamer El Said.

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, August 11 at 2pm
Sunday, August 12 at 2pm

 

Aug
12
Sun
Film: In the Last Days of the City
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm
Film: In the Last Days of the City

1:15pm | Tour of Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
2pm | Film

AKHER AYAM EL MADINA (IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY)

This award-winning, beautifully shot and contemplative film tells the story of a struggling filmmaker who is living in Cairo just after the Arab uprising.

2018. Egypt. 118 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Tamer El Said.

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, August 11 at 2pm
Sunday, August 12 at 2pm