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
3
Thu
Film: Elsa & Fred
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm

Film: Elsa & Fred: An all-time favorite of our film regulars. A retired 77 year old hypochondriac widower named Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid and meets his next door neighbor, the Argentinean Elsa. She enchants Fred with her reckless behavior and zest for life. 2005. Argentina/Spain. 108 min. Rated PG. Subtitles. Directed by Marcos Carnevale.

Free with admission to First Thursday: TANGO.

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

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
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Apr 12 – May 18 all-day

HYAR_postcard_2014_front41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance: Celebrate the 41st anniversary of the museum’s partnership with the Hartford Public School District to produce the Hartford Youth Art Renaissance, an exhibition of student artwork from kindergarten – grade 12 created by Hartford Public School students. View a selection of over 100 works of art on display at the Hartford Public Library downtown branch, and explore the grand prizewinners on view at the museum.

We encourage you to talk with your families about what you see and feel. Use your mobile device to access the audio guide and listen to student artists reflect on their masterpieces. We hope that you leave feeling inspired by the creativity and ingenuity of the youth of our community.

RELATED PROGRAMMING:
Saturday, May 10 | 10am – 1pm | Second Saturdays: Express Yourself

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
19
Sat
CANCELED: Homeschoolers’ Series: An Introduction to Teaching Core Subjects through the Visual Arts
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CANCELED: Saturday Homeschoolers’ Series: An Introduction to Teaching Core Subjects through the Visual Arts: Part three of a professional development series aimed at training homeschooling parents to utilize the visual arts as a creative mechanism for addressing core academic subjects, state and national standards, and 21st century skills with their high school-aged children, grades 9–12. $15. To register and for more info call (860) 838-4046. Payment required at registration.

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

From Our Collection

Berry 1938, Dalí 1811, Unknown Louis, 1959
 

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