Jul
11
Fri
Movies & Music: The Thin Man Goes Home
Jul 11 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Thin_Man_Goes_Home_1944_23_webMovies & Music: The Thin Man Goes Home: Nick and Nora go on holiday, and end up involved in a murder. 1945. USA. 100 min. Not Rated. B&W. Directed by Richard Thorpe. Starring William Powell and Myrna Loy.

5:30 pm   Dinner and music by Melanie Chirignan Trio
8:15 pm   Film, The Thin Man Goes Home 

Members receive FREE admission and one free drink.
Regular film admission prices apply to non-members.

Not a member? Join now!

MOVIES & MUSIC UNDER THE STARS: On Friday evenings in July and August join us for live music, food, and a classic film under the stars outside in Gengras Court!

July 18Song of the Thin Man
July 25 – Ninotchka
August 1Bombshell
August 15Ecstasy
August 22Desire

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Jul
12
Sat
Second Saturdays: Make Waves
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Helen Frankenthaler, Sea Picture with Black, 1959, oil on canvas

Helen Frankenthaler, Sea Picture with Black, 1959, oil on canvas

Second Saturdays: Make Waves: Be a part of The Wave, a traveling and growing community engagement project developed by artists Susan Hoffman Fishman and Elena Kalman.

Using recyclable film, we’ll create water shapes that connect to pieces from previous project sites.

Free Family Tours:

  • 10:30 – 11amABCs: Art, Books, Connections
  • 11am – noonAsk About Art
  • 11:30am – noonEyes on Art Family Tour

Facebook event here.

About Second Saturdays for Families
Explore art with your family, encourage creativity, and expand your imagination through conversation and discovery. Each program is free and includes hands-on art projects, tours for families, live music, and engaging fun through film, theater and dance. Join us the second Saturday of every month year-round!

Second Saturdays for Families is funded by Aetna. Additional support provided by the J. Walton Bissell Foundation, Inc., The Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, the George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., and Alan S. Parker, Esq., Trustees. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.

This event is presented with additional support by Awesome Foundation. Each month this organization helps fund a worthy and awesome project that brings a smile to the Connecticut community. Learn more at make-a-wave.org.

Film: Bill Cunningham New York
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Film: Bill Cunningham New York: A funny and poignant portrait of a dedicated photographer and cultural anthropologist who has been chronicling fashion trends and high-society for decades. 2010. USA. 84 min. Not Rated. Directed by Richard Press.

Stay for a post-film discussion with author and Connecticut Humanities discussion facilitator David Garnes.

Watch the Bill Cunningham New York trailer:

CT At Work: A Connecticut Humanities Initiative: Since the fall of 2013 the Connecticut Humanities Council has led a statewide initiative to engage residents in an in-depth exploration of CT at Work.

Saturday, July 19, 2pm | Connecticut Towns: Iron and Ivory in Connecticut

Additional support provided by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Film: The Lunchbox
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

the lunchboxFilm: The Lunchbox: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man and they begin to communicate to each other through notes in the lunchbox. 2013. India. 104 min. Rated PG. English and Subtitles. Directed by Ritesh Batra.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Thursday, July 10 at 7pm
Sunday, July 13 at 2pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Jul
13
Sun
Film: The Lunchbox
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

the lunchboxFilm: The Lunchbox: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man and they begin to communicate to each other through notes in the lunchbox. 2013. India. 104 min. Rated PG. English and Subtitles. Directed by Ritesh Batra.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Thursday, July 10 at 7pm
Saturday, July 12 at 7pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Jul
17
Thu
Film: Final Recipe
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

final_recipeFilm: Final Recipe: Hao’s dying wish is to have his grandson Mark enroll in a prestigious university, but Mark’s dream is to follow his grandfather’s footsteps by becoming a chef and take over the family restaurant. 2013. South Korea. 97 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Gina Kim. Hartford Premiere.

Watch Final Recipe’s official trailer.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Saturday, July 19 at 7pm
Sunday, July 20 at 2pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Jul
18
Fri
Movies & Music: Song of the Thin Man
Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm – 9:45 pm

SONG_OF_THE_THIN_MAN-22_webMovies & Music: Song of the Thin Man: In the final film of The Thin Man series, Nick, Nora, and Nick Jr. investigate the murder of a band leader in New York. 1947. USA. 86 min. Not Rated. B&W. Directed by Edward Buzzell.

5:30 pm   Dinner and music by the Mary Corso Trio
8:15 pm    Film, Song of the Thin Man

Members receive FREE admission and one free drink. Regular film admission prices apply to non-members.

Not a member? Join now!

MOVIES & MUSIC UNDER THE STARS: On Friday evenings in July and August join us for live music, food, and a classic film under the stars outside in Gengras Court!

July 11 - The Thin Man Goes Home
July 25 – Ninotchka
August 1Bombshell
August 15Ecstasy
August 22Desire

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

 

 

Jul
19
Sat
Big Bash Colt Festival: Family Tour
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Big Bash Colt Festival: Family Tour: Explore objects in the collection that demonstrate Samuel Colt’s extraordinary legacy in this docent-led tour for all ages. Meet at the Information Desk by the Museum Shop; free with admission.

At 2:30pm join us for a curator-led gallery talk about Colt objects on view.

Preview your visit with our new slideshow of Colt Collection objects here.

The Big Bash Colt Festival is a citywide celebration of Samuel Colt’s 200th birthday, showcasing Hartford’s rich collection of historic Colt assets and materials.

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Film (2 for 1): Connecticut Towns: Iron & Ivory in Connecticut
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

visions of ironFilm (2 for 1): Connecticut Towns: Iron & Ivory in Connecticut: Watch two films about Connecticut’s industrial history: Visions of Iron, 2008, produced by the Sharon Historical Society, followed by, Legacies of White Gold, 2005, directed by Gary Ribchinsky. USA. 65 min total. Not Rated.

After the screening stay for a discussion with author and Connecticut Humanities discussion facilitator David Garnes.

Watch a clip of Visions of Iron.

CT At Work: A Connecticut Humanities Initiative
Since the fall of 2013 the Connecticut Humanities Council has led a statewide initiative to engage residents in an in-depth exploration of CT at Work.

Saturday, July 12, 2pm | Bill Cunningham New York

Presented with support by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Film: Final Recipe
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

final_recipeFilm: Final Recipe: Hao’s dying wish is to have his grandson Mark enroll in a prestigious university, but Mark’s dream is to follow his grandfather’s footsteps by becoming a chef and take over the family restaurant. 2013. South Korea. 97 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Gina Kim. Hartford Premiere.

Watch Final Recipe’s official trailer.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Thursday, July 17 at 7pm
Sunday, July 20 at 2pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Jul
20
Sun
Film: Final Recipe
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

final_recipeFilm: Final Recipe: Hao’s dying wish is to have his grandson Mark enroll in a prestigious university, but Mark’s dream is to follow his grandfather’s footsteps by becoming a chef and take over the family restaurant. 2013. South Korea. 97 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Gina Kim. Hartford Premiere.

Watch Final Recipe’s official trailer.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Thursday, July 17 at 7pm
Saturday, July 19 at 7pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Jul
24
Thu
Film: My Sweet Pepper Land
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

MySweetPepperLandFilm: My Sweet Pepper Land: Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but instead agrees to be stationed in a small, but dangerous valley at the borders of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq. 2013. Iraq. 100 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Hiner Saleeem. Hartford Premiere.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Saturday, July 26 at 7pm
Sunday, July 27 at 2pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Jul
25
Fri
Movies & Music: Ninotchka
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ninotchka-329200_webMovies & Music: Ninotchka: In this comedy, a hardcore Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is trained to detest. 1939. USA. Not Rated. B&W. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Starring Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas.

5:30 pm   Dinner and music by June Bisantz and Friends
8:15 pm   Film, Ninotchka

Members receive FREE admission and one free drink. Regular film admission prices apply to non-members.

Not a member? Join now!

MOVIES & MUSIC UNDER THE STARS: On Friday evenings in July and August join us for live music, food, and a classic film under the stars outside in Gengras Court!

July 11 - The Thin Man Goes Home
July 18 - Song of the Thin Man
August 1Bombshell
August 15Ecstasy
August 22Desire

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Jul
26
Sat
Film: My Sweet Pepper Land
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

MySweetPepperLandFilm: My Sweet Pepper Land: Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but instead agrees to be stationed in a small, but dangerous valley at the borders of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq. 2013. Iraq. 100 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Hiner Saleeem. Hartford Premiere.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
Thursday, July 24 at 7pm
Sunday, July 27 at 2pm

Presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

From Our Collection

1846, Church The Beach at Berck, 1873 Kelly, 1959 1543, van Hemessen
 

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