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Mar
3
Sat
Encounters Series: Gorey’s Worlds
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Explore the writing and artistic practices of illustrator, artist, and author Edward Gorey in the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds.

Free admission. RSVP to faculty@wadsworthatheneum.org to reserve lunch.

Encounters Series
The Hartford History Center at the Hartford Public library, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and the University of Connecticut’s Humanities Institute have formed a community engagement partnership to present Encounters, a series focused on encouraging informed and informal conversations about issues that affect our lives. The aim is to strengthen our ability to know ourselves, and to develop a forum for respectful and challenging dialogue.

 

Mar
18
Sun
Interfaith Film Series: Viceroy’s House
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm
Interfaith Film Series: Viceroy's House

5th Annual Interfaith Film Series
A Question of Faith

Co-presented by the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding, the National Conference for Community and Justice, and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Join us for three films that inspire interreligious discussions. Guest speakers will lead post-film Q&A sessions.

 

VICEROY’S HOUSE

The final Viceroy of India is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but he meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

2017. UK/India. 106 min. Not Rated. Directed by Gurinder Chadha. Starring Gillian Anderson & Hugh Bonneville.

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

 

Mar
25
Sun
Interfaith Film Series: Run Boy Run
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm
Interfaith Film Series: Run Boy Run

5th Annual Interfaith Film Series
A Question of Faith

Co-presented by the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding, the National Conference for Community and Justice, and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Join us for three films that inspire interreligious discussions. Guest speakers will lead post-film Q&A sessions.

 

 

RUN BOY RUN (LAUF JUNGE LAUF)

Based on a bestselling novel, the film tells of an eight year-old boy who flees from the Warsaw ghetto in 1942. He attempts to survive, at first alone in the forest, and then posing as a Christian orphan on a Polish farm.

2013. Germany. 2013. 112. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Pepe Danquart.

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

Apr
8
Sun
Interfaith Film Series: Frank vs. God
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm
Interfaith Film Series: Frank vs. God

5th Annual Interfaith Film Series
A Question of Faith

Co-presented by the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding, the National Conference for Community and Justice, and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Join us for three films that inspire interreligious discussions. Guest speakers will lead post-film Q&A sessions.

 

Film & Brunch

Join us for a screening of Frank vs. God, preceded by brunch and followed by a post-film discussion.
Brunch begins at 12pm and the film begins at 2pm.

FRANK VS. GOD

After his house is destroyed by a tornado (what his insurance company deems an “act of God”) former hotshot lawyer David Frank decides to serve God with a lawsuit. Dramatic Comedy.

2014. USA. 100 min. Not Rated. Directed by Stewart Schill.

Film & Brunch Tickets:
$45 Regular Admission
$35 Members

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