November 2014 – January 2015
Second Saturdays: Stories by Frohawk Two Feathers: Jump into the fictional narrative of world domination created by MATRIX 170 artist Frohawk Two Feathers. Meet the artist, make your own artifact, and trace its origins in an epic story. Free admission 10am – 1pm.
Free Family Tours:
- 10:30 – 11am – ABCs: Art, Books, Connections
- 11:30am – noon – Eyes on Art Family Tour
SALE: Stop by the Museum Shop and get 20% off HOLIDAY CARDS!
Concert: William Parker + In Order to Survive: The great William Parker — American free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet and composer — performs live in the Aetna Theater with his band In Order to Survive. $15; $12 Real Art Ways, Hartford Jazz Society & museum members.
Purchase tickets online or call 860-838-4100 between 10 am – 4:30 pm.
Doors open 7 pm. Enter the museum via Avery Court on Atheneum Square North.
Facebook event here.
IN THE NEWS
October 31, 2014 | CTNow, Bassist William Parker At Atheneum by Michael Hamad
The performance of William Parker and In Order to Survive, presented by Real Art Ways, Inc. in collaboration with Hallwalls, Inc. and Kerrytown Concert House, Inc., is supported by Presenter Consortium for Jazz, a program of Chamber Music America funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Jazz Brunch: Sam Vinci Swing & Jazz Trio: Join us for a brunch buffet while listening to some of Hartford’s best live jazz music during our Sunday Jazz Brunch with the Sam Vinci Swing & Jazz Trio! Seatings are at 11am and 12:30pm. Afterwards, explore the galleries on your own or take a tour with a docent. The brunch buffet features a carving station, the chef’s “special of the day,” bacon, sausage, home fries, fresh fruit, a waffle station with whipped cream and assorted toppings, pastries and breads, assorted juices, tea and coffee. Vegetarian options available by request.
Stop by the Museum Shop and get 20% off HOLIDAY CARDS!
First Thursday: Night of Illumination: Be the first to purchase a tree or wreath at the 41st Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions with music by DJ Jon Eastman, a holiday-inspired art activity, a sneak peek of CONNetic Dance’s The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy, a photo booth hosted by Yelp and more! Cocktails and treats provided by Onyx Moonshine, Olde Burnside Brewing Company, NoRA Cupcakes, Infinity Music Hall & Bistro and Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ. Film at 8pm: The Shop Around the Corner.
*$8; $3 for members and students with ID (includes film).
Facebook event here.
View photos from last year’s December First Thursday!
First Thursday After Hours: Join us the first Thursday of every month for extended exhibition hours, music, cocktails, food, art activities, a film & more!
*As a museum fundraiser $3 is added to all admissions during Festival of Trees & Traditions.
Festival of Trees & Traditions: Join us for the 41st Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions and delight in dozens of holiday trees and festive music in the galleries.
Please note: As a museum fundraiser a $3 surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Festival of Trees & Traditions.
The 41st Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions is presented by the Women’s Committee.
Concert: Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus: Winter Wonderland featuring Nutcracker: Men in Tights: The Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus presents its holiday concert, Winter Wonderland featuring Nutcracker: Men in Tights!
Visit hartfordgaymenschorus.org for tickets and more information.
Saturday, December 6 at 8pm
Second Saturdays: Festive Days: Celebrate world holiday traditions during the 41st Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions! Make ornaments inspired by Kwanzaa, Christmas, Winter Solstice, Hanukkah, and Three Kings Day.
FREE ADMISSION 10 AM – 1 PM.
Facebook event here.
View photos from last year’s Second Saturdays program during Festival of Trees & Traditions!
Jazz Brunch: The Steppin Out Trio ft. Pat Thompson: Join us for a brunch buffet while listening to some of Hartford’s best live jazz music during our Sunday Jazz Brunch with The Steppin Out Trio featuring vocalist Pat Thompson! Seating’s at 11am and 12:30pm. Afterwards, explore the galleries on your own or take a tour with a docent.
Jazz Brunch: Sting to Holiday Swing: Join us for a brunch buffet while listening to some of Hartford’s best live jazz music during our Sunday Jazz Brunch with Sting to Holiday Swing! Seating’s at 11am and 12:30pm. Afterwards, explore the galleries on your own or take a tour with a docent.
First Night Hartford: Create your own colorful work of art at First Night Hartford 2015 and celebrate the New Year with us!
First Night ticket required; visit firstnighthartford.org or purchase at the door.
First Thursday is CANCELED on January 1, 2015 for the New Year’s holiday.
See you on February 5 for First Thursday: Tunnel of Love!
Second Saturdays: Quest Stories: Escape into the Greek myth of Jason and his quest for the Golden Fleece as shown on the Jason Tapestries. Hartford professional storyteller Tom Lee brings the story to life! Free admission during program.