When:
August 7, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost:
$5, free for members

First Thursday Caribbean block partyFirst Thursday Block Party: Caribbean Festival: Don’t miss our final block party of the summer!

  • De 4 AhWee Steel Band from 5 – 6 pm
  • Amandla Reggae Band from 6 – 9 pm
  • Stilt walkers – Mike Mohammed & Son
  • Performances by the Caribbean American Dance Company at 5:30 and 6:30 pm
  • Body art by Amazing Face Art
  • Costume parade at 7 pm by the Connecticut International Culture Carnival Association
  • Dominoes
  • Hands on art activity outside from 5 – 8 pm: make your own costume pieces
  • Complimentary food and cash bar
  • Film at 8 pm, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Facebook event here.

Wear the color YELLOW for free admission!

First Thursday After Hours
Join us the first Thursday of every month for extended exhibition hours, music, cocktails, food, art activities, a film & more! View photos from our previous First Thursday Block Party, which took place June 5, 2014.

This event is presented with The Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival.  First Thursdays After Hours are supported by funding from the Connecticut Office of Tourism.

From Our Collection

1860, Bourguereau Smith, 1992 1892, Toulouse-Lautrec Feeley, 1962

Upcoming Events

Sep
17
Wed
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Sep
18
Thu
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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6:00 pm Lecture: Costuming Hollywood in its Golden Age
Lecture: Costuming Hollywood in …
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lecture: Costuming Hollywood in its Golden Age
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Sep
19
Fri
12:00 pm Gallery Talk: The Intriguing Medium of Rock
Gallery Talk: The Intriguing Med…
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: The Intriguing Medium of Rock
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1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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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