Jul
24
Thu
Film: My Sweet Pepperland
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

MySweetPepperLandFilm: My Sweet Pepperland: Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but instead agrees to be stationed in a small, but dangerous valley at the borders of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq. 2013. Iraq. 100 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Hiner Saleeem. Hartford Premiere.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Saturday, July 26 at 7pm
Sunday, July 27 at 2pm

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

Jul
25
Fri
Movies & Music: Ninotchka
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ninotchka-329200_webMovies & Music: Ninotchka: In this comedy, a hardcore Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is trained to detest. 1939. USA. Not Rated. B&W. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Starring Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas.

5:30 pm   Dinner and music by June Bisantz and Friends
8:15 pm   Film, Ninotchka

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
August 1Bombshell
August 15Ecstasy
August 22Desire

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

Jul
26
Sat
Film: My Sweet Pepperland
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

MySweetPepperLandFilm: My Sweet Pepperland: Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but instead agrees to be stationed in a small, but dangerous valley at the borders of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq. 2013. Iraq. 100 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Hiner Saleeem. Hartford Premiere.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Thursday, July 24 at 7pm
Sunday, July 27 at 2pm

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

Jul
27
Sun
Film: My Sweet Pepperland
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

MySweetPepperLandFilm: My Sweet Pepperland: Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but instead agrees to be stationed in a small, but dangerous valley at the borders of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq. 2013. Iraq. 100 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Hiner Saleeem. Hartford Premiere.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Thursday, July 24 at 7pm
Saturday, July 26 at 7pm

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

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.

From Our Collection

Louis, 1959 1892, Toulouse-Lautrec LeWitt, 2004 Master K
 

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