Explore the lines between reality and fantasy and join in the hands-on fun as you make a flying fish! Watch how real and fantastical ideas come together in a performance called Liquid Lives by dancEnlight and a special screening of Walt Disney’s animated classic film Fantasia (1940). Listen to the sounds of Joseph Getter throughout the morning!
10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Flying Fish
Make a freaky, flying, fantasy fish to swim through your dreams. Avery Court
10:30 am – 11:00 am, ABCs: Art, Books, Connections Tour
Listen to fantastical stories and make connections to works of art. For young children and accompanying adults. Meet at Information Desk
11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Photography Exhibition
Enjoy a special photography project by the Asylum Hill Boys and Girls Club. Hartford Courant Room
11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Ask About Art
Talk to a docent about reality and fantasy in surrealist and modern art. Avery Court
11:30 am – 12:00 pm, Eyes on Art Family Tour
Delight in the real and imaginary with your family. Meet at Information Desk
12:00 pm: dancEnlight Performance
Watch a performance of Liquid Lives by dancEnlight, then join in the fun with your flying fish! Avery Court
1:00 pm, Fantasia
Stay for a special screening of Walt Disney’s animated classic film Fantasia (1940). Theater near Avery Lobby
Public Tours meet at Information Desk
1:00 pm Highlights Tour
2:30 pm Tour of Patti Smith: Camera Solo
Parents must accompany children 12 and under at all times.
Second Saturdays for Families are funded by Aetna. Additional support provided by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the J. Walton Bissell Foundation, Inc., and the George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., and Alan S. Parker, Co-Trustees. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.