Mar
30
Sun
Film: August: Osage County
Mar 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Film: August: Osage County: The dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house in which they grew up. 2013. USA. 121 min. Rated R. Directed by John Wells. Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney.

Presented By Data-Mail, Inc. and The Mandell Family

Mar
31
Mon
SOLD OUT: Professor & Librarian Preview: Coney Island
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

marsh_thumbnailProfessor & Librarian Preview: Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008: Chief Curator and Exhibition Curator Robin Jaffee Frank will introduce our next landmark special exhibition slated to open January 31, 2015. This exclusive preview introduces the rich humanities content of the show and explores a multitude of exciting educational opportunities for college and university students. Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008 will be the first major art exhibition to investigate America’s playground as a place and an idea.

Email teachers@wadsworthatheneum.org to register.

Above: Reginald Marsh, American, 1898–1954. Wooden Horses, 1936. Tempera on board. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, The Dorothy Clark Archibald and Thomas L. Archibald Fund,The Krieble Family Fund for American Art, The American Paintings Purchase Fund, and The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 2013.1.1.

Apr
6
Sun
Film: The Cup
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Film: The Cup: While the soccer World Cup is being played in France, two young Tibetan refugees arrive at a monastery/boarding school and the atmosphere of serene contemplation is disrupted by soccer fever. Comedy. 1999. Bhutan. 93 min. Rated G. Subtitles. Directed by Khyentse Norbu. Admission: $9 Adult; $8 Seniors(62+) & Students; $7 Members; Free Insider Access.

INTERFAITH THREE-PART SERIES
Join us for three films that provoke interreligious discussions. A guest speaker will talk before each screening and will lead a post-movie Q&A.

Presented by Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding

Apr
10
Thu
Film: The Grand Seduction
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Film: The Grand Seduction: In this hilarious remake of a French-Canadian film (Cannes & Sundance fan favorite) we meet the people of a tiny Newfoundland community who go to great lengths to “seduce” a city doctor into moving to their village in order to secure a factory contract. 2013. Canada. 115 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Don McKellar. Starring Brendan Gleeson. Admission: $9 Adult; $8 Seniors(62+) & Students; $7 Members.

Additional Screenings:
Saturday, April 12 at 2 pm
Saturday, April 12 at 7 pm
Sunday, April 13 at 2 pm

NORTHERN EXPOSURE
The Canadian landscape offers a striking backdrop for film. Experience the beauty and harshness of nature through four selected works from our neighbor to the north.

Selected Works:
The Auction, 2013
People Of A Feather, 2011
A Journey, 2013

Presented By Data-Mail, Inc. and The Mandell Family

Apr
12
Sat
Film: The Grand Seduction
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

the grand seductionFilm: The Grand Seduction: In this hilarious remake of a French-Canadian film (Cannes & Sundance fan favorite) we meet the people of a tiny Newfoundland community who go to great lengths to “seduce” a city doctor into moving to their village in order to secure a factory contract. 2013. Canada. 115 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Don McKellar. Starring Brendan Gleeson. Admission: $9 Adult; $8 Seniors(62+) & Students; $7 Members.

Additional Screenings:
Saturday, April 12 at 7 pm
Sunday, April 13 at 2 pm

NORTHERN EXPOSURE
The Canadian landscape offers a striking backdrop for film. Experience the beauty and harshness of nature through four selected works from our neighbor to the north.

Presented By Data-Mail, Inc. and The Mandell Family

Film: People Of A Feather
Apr 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

people of a featherFilm: People Of A FeatherAward-winning documentary that features footage from seven winters in the Arctic and offers a window into the world of the Canadian Inuit. Connecting traditional ways to the present, the film demonstrates the unique relationship these native people have with nature. 2011. Canada. 90 min. Not Rated. Directed by Joel Heath. Hartford Premiere. Admission: $9 Adult; $8 Seniors(62+) & Students; $7 Members.

Additional Screening:
Sunday, April 13 at 4 pm

NORTHERN EXPOSURE
The Canadian landscape offers a striking backdrop for film. Experience the beauty and harshness of nature through four selected works from our neighbor to the north.

Selected Works:
The Auction, 2013
The Grand Seduction, 2013
A Journey, 2013

Presented By Data-Mail, Inc. and The Mandell Family

 

Film: The Grand Seduction
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

the grand seductionFilm: The Grand Seduction: In this hilarious remake of a French-Canadian film (Cannes & Sundance fan favorite) we meet the people of a tiny Newfoundland community who go to great lengths to “seduce” a city doctor into moving to their village in order to secure a factory contract. 2013. Canada. 115 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Don McKellar. Starring Brendan Gleeson. Admission: $9 Adult; $8 Seniors(62+) & Students; $7 Members.

Additional Screening:
Sunday, April 13 at 2 pm

NORTHERN EXPOSURE
The Canadian landscape offers a striking backdrop for film. Experience the beauty and harshness of nature through four selected works from our neighbor to the north.

Presented By Data-Mail, Inc. and The Mandell Family

Apr
13
Sun
Film: The Grand Seduction
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:55 pm

the grand seductionFilm: The Grand Seduction: In this hilarious remake of a French-Canadian film (Cannes & Sundance fan favorite) we meet the people of a tiny Newfoundland community who go to great lengths to “seduce” a city doctor into moving to their village in order to secure a factory contract. 2013. Canada. 115 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Don McKellar. Starring Brendan Gleeson. Admission: $9 Adult; $8 Seniors(62+) & Students; $7 Members.

NORTHERN EXPOSURE
The Canadian landscape offers a striking backdrop for film. Experience the beauty and harshness of nature through four selected works from our neighbor to the north.

Presented By Data-Mail, Inc. and The Mandell Family

Film: People Of A Feather
Apr 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

people of a featherFilm: People Of A Feather: Featuring stunning footage from seven winters in the Arctic, the film offers a window into the world of the Canadian Inuit. Connecting traditional ways to the present, the film demonstrates the unique relationship these native people have with nature. Award-winning documentary. 2011. Canada. 90 min. Not Rated. Directed by Joel Heath. Hartford Premiere. Admission: $9 Adult; $8 Seniors(62+) & Students; $7 Members.

NORTHERN EXPOSURE
The Canadian landscape offers a striking backdrop for film. Experience the beauty and harshness of nature through four selected works from our neighbor to the north.

Presented By Data-Mail, Inc. and The Mandell Family

Apr
20
Sun
Easter Jazz Brunch: Joe Carter Samba Rio Trio
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Easter Jazz Brunch: Joe Carter Samba Rio Trio: Join us for a brunch buffet while listening to some of Hartford’s best live jazz music during our Easter Jazz Brunch with the Joe Carter Samba Rio Trio! Seatings at 11 am and 12:30 pm. $35, $25 members.

Free Tours:
1 pm: Highlights
2:30 pm: Land and Sea

Purchase tickets online or call (860) 838-4076, Wednesday – Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch & complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa.

 

 

Apr
24
Thu
CANCELED: Day Art Tour: Newark Museum
Apr 24 all-day

CANCELED: Day Art Tour: Newark Museum: Join the Women’s Committee for a day exploring the Newark Museum, New Jersey’s largest museum.

$115; $105 Members, includes transportation, admission, tour, lunch and gratuities.

Learn more about this trip by viewing the Day Art Tours newsletter.

Film: A Journey
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:25 pm

Film: A Journey: Two solitary people meet and form a bond in the backcountry of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec. 2013. Canada. 85 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Catherine Martin. Hartford Premiere. Admission: $9 Adult; $8 Seniors (62+) & Students; $7 Members.

View the trailer for A Journey:

Additional Screenings:
Saturday, April 26 at 7 pm
Sunday, April 27 at 2 pm

NORTHERN EXPOSURE
The Canadian landscape offers a striking backdrop for film. Experience the beauty and harshness of nature through four selected works from our neighbor to the north.

Presented By Data-Mail, Inc. and The Mandell Family

Apr
25
Fri
Fine Art & Flowers 2014
Apr 25 – Apr 27 all-day

Fine Art & Flowers: Welcome spring at our annual fundraiser Fine Art & Flowers! View floral arrangements inspired by works of art in our collection and unique garden designs in the museum’s historic interiors, created by community florists, garden clubs and designers. Throughout the weekend enjoy special events, tours, a marketplace with local vendors and more.

View the complete Fine Art & Flowers schedule.

$3 is added to all admissions unless otherwise noted during Fine Art & Flowers.

The 33rd Annual Fine Art & Flowers is presented by the Women’s Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum. 


Little Black Dress
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Ticket sales are closed. No sales at the door.

Bill Graham, Little Black Dress

Bill Graham, Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress: Ladies (and gentlemen), enjoy a spirited floral presentation in the theater by Bill Graham – longtime owner of the gift and floral shop, Beautiful Things, in Salem, MA – as he demonstrates how to accessorize your little black dress by creating wearable floral arrangements fit for any occasion – the perfect spring accessory! Afterwards join him in Avery Court for lunch prepared fresh by The Museum Cafe.

$75

 


LUNCH MENU

Includes soft drinks, white wine, coffee & tea

Salad
Spring salad with baby greens, goat cheese, berries and a lemon vinaigrette, served with artisan rolls

Entrée
Stuffed Capon served with a spring vegetable medley

Dessert
An Assortment of cookies, bars, petite fours and other miniature sweets garnished with edible flowers

View the complete Fine Art & Flowers schedule.

The 33rd Annual Fine Art & Flowers is presented by the Women’s Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum. All event proceeds fund the museum’s exhibitions, and educational and community programs.

 

From Our Collection

Ruff, 1990 1934, Picasso 1640, Le Nain Rauschenberg, 1963
 

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