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Jan
17
Wed
Art in Focus
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Spend 20 minutes exploring Bassano’s The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine (c. 1553) in depth with a docent.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Jan
19
Fri
Gallery Talk: Museum Menagerie
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Animals have been central to human culture for thousands of years, used as symbols for our sacred stories and human behavior. Join Anne Butler Rice, Director of Education, in Museum Menagerie for an exploration of the role of animals from ancient to contemporary art.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Feb
2
Fri
Gallery Talk: Mirror, Mirror
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The permanent collection installation Mirror, Mirror considers the use of reflective materials in contemporary art. Join curatorial fellow Eileen Doyle for a thematic discussion of these works.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Feb
16
Fri
Gallery Talk: Herbert Ferber
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Herbert Ferber was one of the leading experimentalists of 20th-century sculpture. Curator Patricia Hickson offers a guided tour of the exhibition Herbert Ferber: Space in Tension.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Feb
21
Wed
Art in Focus
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Spend 20 minutes exploring a collection of Chinese jade carvings in depth with a docent.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Feb
23
Fri
Gallery Talk: Gorey’s Worlds
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Curator Erin Monroe leads a  tour of Gorey’s Worlds, the first exhibition to explore the artistic inspiration of the famed American artist and author, Edward Gorey.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Mar
2
Fri
Member Morning: Gorey’s Worlds
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Members enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast in the Untitled (2017) Café, followed by a tour of Gorey’s Worlds with curator Erin Monroe. Plus, members take 20% off in the Museum Shop November 16-19! Reservations required, call (860) 838-4171.

This event is open to Wadsworth Atheneum members only. Not a member? Join or renew today!

 

Mar
4
Sun
Gallery Talk: Gorey’s Worlds
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Before Sunday Serenades, join curator Erin Monroe for a glimpse of the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds.

Free with museum admission or Sunday Serenades ticket. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Mar
21
Wed
Art in Focus
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Spend 20 minutes exploring a selection of Edward Gorey’s illustrations for The Doubtful Guest in dept with a docent.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.