Join us for free performances and activities for visitors of all ages as we participate in EnvisionFest on Saturday, September 29! Complete Sketch Crawl challenges, contribute to a community weaving project, create city-inspired accessories, turn a simple sidewalk into a work of art, tour the museum with a docent, enjoy performances from Waking ElliotWinterpills, Little Ugly and Khaiim the RapOet! The activity and performance schedule for the museum is listed below, and will take place rain or shine. 

10 am – 5 pm: Art Activity: Create a city-inspired design based on artist Tom McGrath’s painting Untitled (Yellow Grid).
10 am – 5 pm: Art Activity: Take a look at James Nares’ STREET and create your own street scenes in a sketch.
10 am – 5 pm: Art Activity: Collaborative mural project
10 am – 7pm: Art Activity: Sidewalk art with stencils, chalk and water

11 am: Docent-led Highlights Tour

12 pm – 5 pm: Sketch Crawl: Participate in the Main Street Sketch Crawl and complete a series of challenges inspired by art in the Wadsworth’s collection. Visit all sketch stations or just drop in to draw! Sketch materials will be provided.

12 pm: Docent-led Highlights Tour

1 pm: Khaiim Kelly, the RapOet (Hip-Hop, Spoken Word, Rap, and poetry)
1 pm: Docent-led Highlights Tour

2 pm: Docent-led Highlights Tour

3 pm: Little Ugly
3 pm: Docent-led Highlights Tour

4 pm: Docent-led Highlights Tour
4:30 pm:  Waking Elliot

Park for free in the Church Street, MAT and Morgan Street Garages starting at 9:00 am, courtesy of the Hartford Parking Authority.  

 

From Our Collection

1594, Caravaggio 1731, Canaletto 1749, Panini 1773, Wright

Upcoming Events

Oct
25
Sat
2:30 pm Tour: Looking at Landscapes
Tour: Looking at Landscapes
Oct 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Looking at Landscapes: Free with admission; meet at the Information Desk by The Museum Shop.
Oct
26
Sun
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 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 [...]
2:00 pm Film: The Better Angels
Film: The Better Angels
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Film: The Better Angels
Film: The Better Angels: Beginning circa 1817, the story spans three years of Abraham Lincoln’s childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana. Learn about the [...]
2:00 pm Sunday Serenades: Mozart & MATRIX
Sunday Serenades: Mozart & MATRIX
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunday Serenades: Mozart & MATRIX
Frohawk Two Feathers, On the tragic folly of Holofernes, replayed at the American Ophir two millennia later. [detail], 2014, acrylic on deer hide, 54 x [...]
2:30 pm Tour: Looking at Landscapes
Tour: Looking at Landscapes
Oct 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Looking at Landscapes: Free with admission; meet at the Information Desk by The Museum Shop.

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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