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
2
Wed
Tour: Highlights
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday – Sunday. Free with admission.

Apr
3
Thu
Tour: Highlights
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday – Sunday. Free with admission.

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
4
Fri
Tour: Highlights
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday – Sunday. Free with admission.

Apr
5
Sat
Tour: Highlights
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday – Sunday. Free with admission.

Tour: Land & Sea
Apr 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Tour: Land & Sea: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.

Apr
6
Sun
Tour: Highlights
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday – Sunday. Free with admission.

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

Tour: Land & Sea
Apr 6 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Tour: Land & Sea: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.

Apr
9
Wed
Tour: Highlights
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday – Sunday. Free with admission.

Apr
10
Thu
Tour: Highlights
Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop.

Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday – Sunday. Free with admission.

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
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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.

From Our Collection

1872, Boudin Levinthal, 2004 1868, Degas Ruff, 1990
 

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