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
Purchase tickets online or call (860) 244-2999.
Comedic jugglers King & Ryan will open.
Tickets are $10. Click here to purchase online.
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!
Lecture: A Moveable Feast: The Impact of Technology & Travel on Modern Dining Design: Sarah Coffin, Curator and Head, Product Design and Decorative Arts Department, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution. Cocktail reception at 6pm followed by lecture.
Facebook event here.
This event is presented with The Costume & Textile Society of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.
Free with admission to First Thursday: Fashion Frenzy!
Sunday, Nov 9 at 2pm
Purchase tickets online or call (860) 838-4100 Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm.
Purchase tickets online or call 860-838-4100 Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm.
Enter the museum via Avery Court on Atheneum Square North.
Facebook event here.
Thursday, Nov 6 at 8pm (First Thursday)
Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.
Before the screening, the museum’s painting by Robert De Niro, Sr. will be on view and introduced by Patricia Hickson, Emily Hall Tremaine Curator of Contemporary Art.
Sunday, Nov 16 at 2pm
Jazz Brunch: Sam Vinci Swing & Jazz Trio: Join us for a brunch buffet while listening to some of Hartford’s best live jazz music during our Sunday Jazz Brunch with the Sam Vinci Swing & Jazz Trio! Seating’s at 11am and 12:30pm. Afterwards, explore the galleries on your own or take a tour with a docent.
The brunch buffet features a carving station, the chef’s “special of the day,” bacon, sausage, home fries, fresh fruit, a waffle station with whipped cream and assorted toppings, pastries and breads, assorted juices, tea and coffee. Vegetarian options available by request.
Purchase tickets online or call 860-838-4100, Wednesday – Sunday, 10am – 4:30pm. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch & complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa.
Before the screening, the museum’s untitled work by Robert De Niro, Sr. will be on view and introduced by Patricia Hickson, Emily Hall Tremaine Curator of Contemporary Art.
Thursday, Nov 13 at 7pm