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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Tour: Highlights
Jul 19 @ 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 (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.

Big Bash Colt Festival: Tour of the Samuel & Elizabeth Colt Collections
Jul 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Big Bash Colt Festival: Tour of the Samuel & Elizabeth Colt Collections: Join Alyce Perry Englund, Richard Koopman Associate Curator for American Decorative Arts, on a tour through the Colt Collection. Meet at the Information Desk by the Museum Shop; free with admission.

At 10:30am join us for an all-ages tour of objects on view related to Samuel Colt.

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

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

J. Massey Rhind, Samuel Colt as a Boy, 1902, Roman Bronze Works, New York, bronze

J. Massey Rhind, Samuel Colt as a Boy, 1902, Roman Bronze Works, New York, bronze

Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Jul 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Tour: Portraiture in the Collection: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.

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
Tour: Highlights
Jul 20 @ 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: 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.

Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Jul 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Tour: Portraiture in the Collection: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.

Jul
23
Wed
Tour: Highlights
Jul 23 @ 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.

Jul
24
Thu
Tour: Highlights
Jul 24 @ 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: 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
Tour: Highlights
Jul 25 @ 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.

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.

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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.

From Our Collection

Van Doren, 1997 Kelly, 1959 Plimack Mangold, 1977 1938, Dalí
 

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