Jul
31
Thu
Film: Of Horses and Men
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Of Horses and MenFilm: Of Horses and Men: A quirky comedic drama about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. 2013. Iceland. 81 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson. Hartford Premiere.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Saturday, August 2 at 7pm
Sunday, August 3 at 2pm

Presented by Data-Mai, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Film: Lovely Louise
Jul 31 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

lovely louiseFilm: Lovely Louise: In this comedic drama, a 55 year-old man leads a boring life with his 80 year-old mother, who tells him she gave up her Hollywood acting career to raise him. Their lives are turned upside down by the arrival of an American. 2013. Germany. 91 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Bettina Oberli. Hartford Premiere.

 ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Saturday, August 2 at 8:30pm
Sunday, August 3 at 3:30pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Aug
1
Fri
Movies & Music: Bombshell
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm – 9:45 pm

Bombshell_1933_19_webMovies & Music: Bombshell: In this comedic drama sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis, adopting a baby and other schemes – which all go awry. 1933. USA. 96 min. Not Rated. B&W. Directed by Victor Fleming. Starring Jean Harlow.

5:30 pm   Dinner and music by Criollo Clasico
8:15 pm    Film, Bombshell

Members receive FREE admission and one free drink. Regular film admission prices apply to non-members.

Not a member? Join now!

MOVIES & MUSIC UNDER THE STARS: On Friday evenings in July and August join us for live music, food, and a classic film under the stars outside in Gengras Court!

July 11 - The Thin Man Goes Home
July 18 - Song of the Thin Man
July 25 – Ninotchka
August 15Ecstasy
August 22Desire

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Aug
2
Sat
Film: Of Horses and Men
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Of Horses and MenFilm: Of Horses and Men: A quirky comedic drama about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. 2013. Iceland. 81 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson. Hartford Premiere.

ADDITIONAL SCREENING
Sunday, August 3 at 2pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Film: Lovely Louise
Aug 2 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

lovely louiseFilm: Lovely Louise: In this comedic drama, a 55 year-old man leads a boring life with his 80 year-old mother, who tells him she gave up her Hollywood acting career to raise him. Their lives are turned upside down by the arrival of an American. 2013. Germany. 91 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Bettina Oberli. Hartford Premiere.

ADDITIONAL SCREENING
Sunday, August 3 at 3:30pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Aug
3
Sun
Film: Of Horses and Men
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Of Horses and MenFilm: Of Horses and Men: A quirky comedic drama about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. 2013. Iceland. 81 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson. Hartford Premiere.

ADDITIONAL SCREENING
Saturday, August 2 at 7pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Film: Lovely Louise
Aug 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

lovely louiseFilm: Lovely Louise: In this comedic drama, a 55 year-old man leads a boring life with his 80 year-old mother, who tells him she gave up her Hollywood acting career to raise him. Their lives are turned upside down by the arrival of an American. 2013. Germany. 91 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Bettina Oberli. Hartford Premiere.

ADDITIONAL SCREENING
Saturday, August 2 at 8:30pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Aug
7
Thu
First Thursday: Caribbean Block Party
Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

First Thursday Caribbean block partyFirst Thursday: Caribbean Block Party: Don’t miss our final block party of the summer! Check out MATRIX 169 / Ruben Ochoa, listen to live music by De 4 AhWee Steel Band and Amandla Reggae Band, get a spray-tattoo by Amazing Face Art, follow a docent-led tour, play dominoes, and more! Film at 8 pm, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Facebook event here.

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.

Presented in collaboration with The Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival with support from the Connecticut Office of Tourism.

Film: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

mandela: long walk to freedomFilm: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom: A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. 2013. UK/South African. 141 min. Rated PG-13. English and Subtitles. Directed by Justin Chadwick. Starring Idris Elba.

Free with admission to First Thursday: Caribbean Block Party!

Aug
9
Sat
Second Saturdays: Land & Sky
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ruben Ochoa, Cloudless Day, 2014, Acrylic house paint and dirt on canvas, courtesy of the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Ruben Ochoa, Cloudless Day, 2014, Acrylic house paint and dirt on canvas, courtesy of the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Second Saturdays: Land & Sky: Get inspired by Ruben Ochoa / MATRIX 169 and make your own land and sky scape. Then look at other land and sky scapes during a family tour!

Family Tours:

  • 10:30 – 11am:  ABCs: Art, Books, Connections
  • 11am – noon:  Ask About Art
  • 11:30am – noon:  Eyes on Art Family Tour

Facebook event here.

About Second Saturdays for Families
Explore art with your family, encourage creativity, and expand your imagination through conversation and discovery. Each program is free and includes hands-on art projects, tours for families, live music, and engaging fun through film, theater and dance. Join us the second Saturday of every month year-round!

Second Saturdays for Families are funded by Aetna. Additional support provided by the J. Walton Bissell Foundation, Inc., The Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, the George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., and Alan S. Parker, Esq., Trustees. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.

Aug
14
Thu
Film: Tangerines
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

TangerinesFilm: Tangerines: A witty and touching story about two men who stay behind in the their war-torn village to sell the crop of tangerines. 2013. Estonia/Georgia. 87 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Zaza Urushadze. Hartford Premiere.

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Film: In Bloom
Aug 14 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

in bloomFilm: In Bloom: Set in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in 1992, friends Eka and Natia work hard to escape societal customs and their turbulent family lives. Winner of dozens of awards. 2013. Georgia. 102 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Nana Ekvtimishvili. Hartford Premiere.

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Aug
15
Fri
Movies & Music: Ecstasy
Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Ecstasy_1933_1_webMovies & Music: Ecstasy: Originally deemed controversial for its eroticism, this film tells of a woman who marries an older man who has no passion. She leaves her husband and falls in love with another man. 1933. USA. 82 min. Not Rated. B&W. Directed by Gustav Machatý. Starring Hedy Lamarr.

5:30 pm   Dinner and music
8:15 pm    Film, Ecstasy

Members receive FREE admission and one free drink. Regular film admission prices apply to non-members.

Not a member? Join now!

MOVIES & MUSIC UNDER THE STARS: On Friday evenings in July and August join us for live music, food, and a classic film under the stars outside in Gengras Court!

July 11 - The Thin Man Goes Home
July 18Song of the Thin Man
July 25 – Ninotchka
August 1Bombshell
August 22Desire

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

 

Aug
16
Sat
Film: Tangerines
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

TangerinesFilm: Tangerines: A witty and touching story about two men who stay behind in the their war-torn village to sell the crop of tangerines. 2013. Estonia/Georgia. 87 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Zaza Urushadze. Hartford Premiere.

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

From Our Collection

1730, Largilliere Antin, 1975 1868, Degas 1531, The Feast of Herod
 

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