Edward Gorey: Theater & Dance Enthusiast
5pm Public Reception & Exhibition Viewing
6pm Onstage Conversation
Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage artistic director Darko Tresnjak, dance critic Robert Greskovic, and curator Erin Monroe take the stage for a conversation about Edward Gorey’s passion for the arts. Free admission.
An Evening with James Prosek
5pm Public Reception & Gallery Viewing
Renowned artist, naturalist, and writer James Prosek has transformed the way we think about the world. In conjunction with the exhibitions Museum Menagerie and Gorey’s Worlds, join Prosek for a discussion of art and nature. Free admission.
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!
Explore the writing and artistic practices of illustrator, artist, and author Edward Gorey in the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds.
Free admission. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve lunch.
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.
Filmmaker, producer, and photographer Christopher Seufert has been directing a documentary about Edward Gorey. At this special film event, Seufert will share some of his never-before-seen footage, and solicit audience feedback for the final phase of the film editing process.
Read more about the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds.
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.