Envisionfest Community Day: The View from Here: Explore a new point of view at the third annual Envisionfest Hartford – a citywide family-friendly festival that showcases Hartford’s abundance of history, the arts, and culture. Free admission 10am – 5pm.
All Day! 10am – 5pm
Art Activity: Zentangles
Join Charter Oak Cultural Center and teaching artist Cheryl Cianci in a Zentangle workshop for all ages. Create your own relaxing doodle using beautiful pen-and-ink patterns.
Art Activity: A Street-Eye View
Imagine walking down your street, what do you see? Learn about one-point perspective while creating your own imaginary Hartford street inspired by images from around the city and works from our collection.
10:30am & 11am
Hartford All-City Youth Orchestra
Enjoy the sounds of Charter Oak Cultural Center’s youth orchestra in an outdoor performance featuring an ensemble of young musicians.
12 – 12:30pm
Colonel Pope and the Hartford Hot Several
Move to the rhythm of a Hartford-based brass band specializing in surprise performances and general ruckus.
1 – 3:30pm
Let’s Move! with CONNetic Dance
Pick up a Let’s Move! Family Guide at the Wadsworth and explore art and movement with interactive activities led by dancers from CONNetic Dance.
Explore art from a new point of view! Speakers with different areas of expertise give 15-minute, informal talks about artworks in our permanent collection. All talks begin in Gray Court, just inside the museum’s Main Street entrance.
Tours will leave on the hour, exact schedule TBD:
All About Kids (Boys & Girls Club, Kids)
He Said, She Said (Jama & John Holchin, Couple)
Out to Sea (Tommy Seda, Captain)
Poetic Perspective (Bessy Reyna, Poet)
Uncomfortable Truth (Scott Gac, Professor)
Making Art Happen (David Borawski, Art Handler & Artist)
Envisionfest Community Day is presented in partnership with The iQuilt Plan