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.

Visit us to see artworks in the collection like you’ve never seen them before at informal Small Talks, where speakers with unique perspectives share their favorite pieces. Dance to live music, experience special performances, and create your own work of art to take home!

SCHEDULE OF FREE EVENTS

Art Activity: Zentangles
Join the Charter Oak Cultural Center and certified Zentangle teaching artist Cheryl Cianci on the museum’s Main Street lawn to participate in a drop-in, collaborative Zentangle workshop.

Art Activity: One-Point Perspective
Learn about one-point perspective and create your own path drawing in Avery Court that incorporates people, places, and ideas to depict your “point of view on life.”

Hartford Public Schools Performance
Student groups from Hartford Public Schools will perform in Aetna Theater throughout the day. Admission is free and open to the public.

Let’s Move! Tours
Grab a pedometer and follow the Let’s Move! audio tour while counting your steps. A certified fitness instructor will also lead us through low-impact stretches inspired by artworks in the collection.

Small Talks – 11am – 4pm
Talks will begin in the galleries on the hour and the half-hour, and will last between 15 and 30 minutes.

 

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From Our Collection

1650, Stella 1794, Zoffany Bey, 1996 1841, Millet

Upcoming Events

Aug
23
Sat
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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2:30 pm Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Aug 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
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7:00 pm Film: The Great Passage
Film: The Great Passage
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Film: The Great Passage
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Aug
24
Sun
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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2:00 pm Film: The Great Passage
Film: The Great Passage
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Film: The Great Passage
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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