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Jan
19
Sat
Food & Film | Tea with the Dames
Jan 19 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Food & Film | Tea with the Dames

1:30pm: Tea Party
2:30pm: Tea with the Dames

Tea Party and film: $20; $17 members. Advance reservations are required. Please note that tickets must be purchased online and are not available by phone.
Admission to film only: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members. Film only tickets are sold at the door.

What happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dames Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, and Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable awards between them. They are also longtime friends who hereby invite you to join them for a weekend in the country as they catch up with one another, reminisce, and share their candid, delightfully irreverent thoughts on everything from art to aging to love to a life lived in the spotlight.

2018. UK. 84 min. Not Rated. Directed by Roger Michel. Starring Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith.

Image: Still from Tea with the Dames.

Jan
27
Sun
Jazz Brunch: Atla and Matt DeChamplain Trio
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Enjoy à la carte brunch in the Untitled Bistro featuring live jazz by the Atla and Matt DeChamplain Trio. 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.

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

Feb
2
Sat
Food, Wine & Film | The Trip
Feb 2 @ 4:30 pm
Food, Wine & Film | The Trip

4:30pm: The Trip
6:15pm: Dinner and Wine-Tasting in the Untitled Bistro catered by the Mill Restaurant Group.

Film and wine-tasting dinner: $65; $60 members. Advance reservations are required. Please note that tickets must be purchased online and are not available by phone.
Admission to film only: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members. Film only tickets sold at door. 

The Trip
Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer newspaper to tour England’s finest restaurants, but after his girlfriend backs out on him, he asks his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon. Brydon bids farewell to his wife and child, and the two set off on their adventure. Comedic drama.

UK. 102 min. Not Rated. Directed by Michael Winterbottom. Starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.

Image: Still from The Trip.

Feb
17
Sun
Jazz Brunch: John Brighenti and Orice Jenkins in a Tribute to Nat King Cole
Feb 17 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Enjoy à la carte brunch in the Untitled Bistro featuring live jazz by John Brighenti and Orice Jenkins in a Tribute to Nat King Cole. 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.

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

Mar
3
Sun
Interfaith Brunch
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us as we “break bread” in celebration of six years of the Interfaith Film Series. Enjoy à la carte brunch with music by Frank Varela. Admission includes film screening of The Band’s Visit following brunch at 2pm. $45/$35 members. 

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

Interfaith Film Series | The Band’s Visit
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm
Interfaith Film Series | The Band's Visit

Presented in collaboration with the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding, the National Conference for Community and Justice, the Hartford Seminary, and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Join us for three films that inspire interreligious discussions. Guest speakers will lead post-movie Q&A sessions.

12pm: Interfaith Brunch
2pm: The Band’s Visit

Brunch and film: $45; $35 members. Advance reservations are required; link to tickets available soon.
Admission to film only: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; free for Film Stars.

Members of the Egyptian police force band head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town. Comedic drama. Now a smash Broadway play.

2007. Israel. 87 min. Rated PG-13. Subtitles. Directed by Eran Kolirin. Starring Sasson Gabai and Ronit Elkabetz.

Image: Still from The Band’s Visit. Courtesy of Mongrel Media/Photofest

Mar
9
Sat
Food, Wine & Film: “Haute Cuisine”
Mar 9 @ 4:30 pm

4:30 pm: Film screening
6:15 pm: Dinner and Wine Tasting in the Untitled Bistro catered by the Mill Restaurant Group 

Film and Wine Tasting Dinner: $65; $60 members. Advance reservations are required. Please note that tickets must be purchased online and are not available by phone.
Film only: $10 regular, $9 seniors and students with ID, $7 members. Film only tickets sold at door. 

Haute Cuisine (Les Saveurs Du Palais)
This comedic drama is based on the true story of Danièle Delpeuch, who was appointed as the personal chef for French President François Mitterrand at the Élysée Palace. 2012. France. 95 min. Rated PG13. Subtitles. Directed by Christian Vincent. Starring Catherine Frot and Arthur Dupont.

Mar
17
Sun
St. Patrick’s Day Brunch
Mar 17 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

10:30am & 12:30pm

Enjoy an à la carte brunch with live Irish music by The Executive Session. There are two seatings, one at 10:30 am and one at 12:30 pm.

$38; $28 members. 

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

 

Apr
13
Sat
Food & Film | Crazy Rich Asians
Apr 13 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Food & Film | Crazy Rich Asians

4pm: Film screening in the Hartford Courant Room
6:15pm: Dinner in the Untitled Bistro catered by Mill Restaurant Group

Film and Dinner: $65; $60 members. Advance reservations are required. Please note that tickets must be purchased online and are not available by phone.
Admission to film only: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members.

Based on an international bestseller, this romantic comedy follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family.

2018. USA. 120 min. Rated PG-13. Subtitles. Directed by Jon M. Chu. Starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, and Michelle Yeoh.

Image: Still from Crazy Rich Asians.