Education

Our Education Department is committed to making the museum and its art works more accessible to all visitors. We provide a full roster of educational programming for all ages that enrich and entertain and promote lifelong learning. Year-round education activities include school and teacher programs, student and public tours, Guide-by-Cell audio tours, downloadable audio tours, lectures, gallery talks, Second Saturdays for Families, Community Days, studio classes, artist residencies, concerts and films.

Explore our educational offerings using the links below, learn about our docent program or visit our calendar to view upcoming programs.

Adult Programs
Adult programs include talks, tours, films, concerts, classes, workshops and lectures. Learn more about adult group tours, or view a list of upcoming adult programs on our calendar.
Family Programs
Our family programs provide the perfect way to explore art with your family during free events like Community Days and Aetna Second Saturdays for Families! View a list of our upcoming family programs.
School & Teacher Programs

Expand the walls of your classroom by incorporating our permanent collection and special exhibitions into your curriculum. Explore our listing of docent-guided tours for grades PreK through 12 as well as our complete menu of school & teacher programs.

University Programs
Our university programs provide both college students and their professors with diverse opportunities to deeply connect with art, its history, and the field of museum work. Learn more about our university programs, collegiate-level tours, and internship opportunities.

From Our Collection

1899, Degas Georges Michel, 1820 1940, Ernst Berry

Upcoming Events

Apr
12
Sat
all-day 41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Apr 12 – May 18 all-day
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Hartford Youth Art Renaissance, 2013 41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance: Celebrate the 41st anniversary of the museum’s partnership with the Hartford Public School District to [...]
Apr
25
Fri
all-day Fine Art & Flowers
Fine Art & Flowers
Apr 25 – Apr 27 all-day
Fine Art & Flowers: Welcome spring at our annual fundraiser Fine Art & Flowers! View floral arrangements inspired by works of art in our collection [...]
12:00 pm Little Black Dress
Little Black Dress
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Little Black Dress
Ticket sales are closed. No sales at the door. Bill Graham, Little Black Dress Little Black Dress: Ladies (and gentlemen), enjoy a spirited floral presentation [...]
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
Apr
26
Sat
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]

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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