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

1881, Doyen 1833, Ward 1855, Kensett 1881, Church

Upcoming Events

Aug
29
Fri
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 29 @ 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 [...]
Aug
30
Sat
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 30 @ 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 [...]
2:30 pm Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Aug 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.
Aug
31
Sun
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 31 @ 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 [...]
2:30 pm Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Aug 31 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection: Free with admission, meet outside 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