October – November 2014
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 hardships that shaped him and the two women who helped shape his character. 2014. USA. 95 min. Rated PG. Directed by A.J. Edwards. Starring Jason Clark and Diane Kruger. Premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
The museum’s letter written by Abraham Lincoln in 1862 to newspaper editor Horace Greeley will be on view in Loctite Lobby before the screening.
Thursday, Oct 23 at 7pm
Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family
Sneak Peek, Talk & Film: Artemisia: To celebrate our recent acquisition of the Italian Baroque masterwork Self-Portrait as a Lute Player by Artemisia Gentileschi, join Oliver Tostmann, Susan Morse Hilles Curator of European Art, for a talk about the artist and her painting at 2pm, followed by a screening of the 1997 film Artemisia.
Self-Portrait as a Lute Player will not be on public view until Fall 2015 – don’t miss this special opportunity!
First Thursday: Fashion Frenzy: Join us for an evening dedicated to fashion and the museum’s Costume & Textile collection! Enjoy live music by The Blue Cherry Band, cocktails, free food, a fashion show by Stackpole Moore Tryon Tuesday’s and Arthur Murray Studio of Glastonbury featuring items in The POSH Sale and more! Stay for an 8pm screening of Yves Saint Laurent. $5; free for members and students with ID.
Facebook event here.
First Thursday After Hours: Join us the first Thursday of every month for extended exhibition hours, music, cocktails, food, art activities, a film & more!
This event is presented with The Costume & Textile Society of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.