envisionfest community dayEnvisionfest 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.

ART ACTIVITIES
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.

PERFORMANCES

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.

SMALL TALKS
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

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From Our Collection

1797, Robert 1820, Gros 1931, Tchelitchew 1855, Couture

Upcoming Events

Sep
3
Wed
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Sep
4
Thu
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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5:00 pm First Thursday: Sing the Blues
First Thursday: Sing the Blues
Sep 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Thursday: Sing the Blues
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8:00 pm Film: Le Week-End
Film: Le Week-End
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Film: Le Week-End
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Sep
5
Fri
12:00 pm Gallery Talk: Lines & Squares
Gallery Talk: Lines & Squares
Sep 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Lines & Squares
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Hours & Admission

Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission:
Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5