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
11
Fri
Gallery Talk: Restoring European Art
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
CaravaggioStFrancis

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy, c. 1595–96. Oil on canvas

Gallery Talk: Restoring European Art: Join Chief Conservator Ulrich Birkmaier in our latest installation of European Masterworks from the Permanent Collection and discuss conservation philosophy and practice for European art. Free with museum admission.

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
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
26
Sat
Farm-to-Table Dinner
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ticket sales are closed. No sales at the door.

silver-spoons_farm-to-table-dinner_thumbFarm-to-Table Dinner: Salute the spring with Fine Art & Flowers Honorary Chair Ray Hardman! Sample the latest crop of locally made beer and wine during cocktail hour - Onyx Spirits Company will unveil a new specialty cocktail -  followed by a four-course farm-to-table dinner prepared with garden fresh ingredients from area farms, businesses, distilleries, and vineyards including Rosedale Farms & VineyardsWinding Drive Jams, City Steam Brewery Cafe, Hartford Baking Co., NoRA Cupcake Company and more. Throughout the evening enjoy music by The Hartt School’s Elizabeth Grace Band, and Connecticut Lyric Opera will perform selections from their upcoming performance of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. From cocktails to dinner, be inspired by resplendent works of art paired with imaginative floral interpretations. $95


6 pm: Cocktail Hour –
Morgan Great Hall
Sample Italian inspired hors d’oeuvres and sip on a fresh selection of local beers and wine, and a specialty Onyx Moonshine cocktail.

7 pm: Farm-to-Table Dinner - Avery Court

1st Course (Antipasto)
A balsamic dressed tri-colore antipasto salad with endive, radicchio, and arugula served with olives, roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts, roasted eggplant, Italian cheese and a selection of artisan breads

2nd Course (Il Primo)
Potato Gnocchi served with a mushroom ragu and topped with a pancetta crisp

3rd Course (Il Secondo)
Braised beef Tuscan style over a polenta cake served with sautéed spinach and white beans

4th Course (Dolce)
Cannoli Cupcake, NoRA Cupcake Company

ABOVE: Spoon, apostle, silver, The Elizabeth B. Miles Collection of English Silver

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

Film: A Journey
Apr 26 @ 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 Screening:
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
27
Sun
Film: A Journey
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:25 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:

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
People Of A Feather, 2011

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

Apr
29
Tue
Docent Memorial Lecture: Alexander Calder
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Calder_Cover_WEBDocent Memorial Lecture: Alexander Calder: Innovations at the Wadsworth Atheneum: Alexander Calder and the Wadsworth share a long history together. From his formative years to the installation of Stegosaurus in 1973 and later, Calder was honored by the museum through the acquisition of works.

Dr. Joan Marter, Board of Governors Professor of Art History at Rutgers University, will present Calder’s works in the context of his relationship with the Wadsworth and Hartford over the course of his artistic career. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Thanks to A. Everett “Chick” Austin, the museum’s legendary director, Calder designed a kinetic set for a performance of Socrates, a musical composition by Erik Satie. Performed in Hartford in 1936, it was re-created at New York’s Beacon Theater in 1977. Dr. Marter will present Calder’s original sketches for the project, photographs of the later performance, as well as sculptures and other works in the context of his relationship with the museum over the course of his artistic career.

This lecture is sponsored by the Docent Council of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.

May
1
Thu
Film: Lagaan
May 1 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Lagaan, 2001

Lagaan, 2001

Film: Lagaan: The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers in this musical drama. 2001. India. 224 min. Rated PG. Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. This film has won 44 awards and garnered 19 nominations, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.

Free with admission to First Thursday: Indian Tandoori.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS:
Sunday, May 4 at 2 pm (part I)
Sunday, May 4 at 4 pm (part II)

From Our Collection

1846, Church Carey, 2003 1877, Carriere Bearden, 1970
 

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