Sneak Peek, Talk & Film: Artemisia: To celebrate our recent acquisition of the Italian Baroque masterwork Self-Portrait as a Lute Player by Artemisia Gentileschi, join Oliver Tostmann, Susan Morse Hilles Curator of European Art, for a talk about the artist and her painting at 2pm, followed by a screening of the 1997 film Artemisia.
Self-Portrait as a Lute Player will not be on public view until Fall 2015 – don’t miss this special opportunity!
Lecture: A Moveable Feast: The Impact of Technology & Travel on Modern Dining Design: Sarah Coffin, Curator and Head, Product Design and Decorative Arts Department, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution. Cocktail reception at 6pm followed by lecture.
First Thursday: Fashion Frenzy: Join us for an evening of fashion dedicated to the museum’s Costume & Textile collection! Enjoy live music by The Blue Cherry Band, cocktails, free food, a fashion show featuring items for sale in the POSH Sale and Stackpole Moore Tryon Tuesday’s and more! Stay for an 8pm screening of Yves Saint Laurent. $5; free for members and students with ID (includes film).
Stop by the Museum Shop and get 20% off HOLIDAY CARDS!
Facebook event here.
First Thursday After Hours: Join us the first Thursday of every month for extended exhibition hours, music, cocktails, food, art activities, a film & more!
This event is presented with The Costume & Textile Society of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.
Film: Yves St. Laurent: The life of iconic French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent is celebrated in this glossy biopic. 2014. France. 106 min. Rated R. Subtitles. Directed by Jalil Lespert. Starring Pierre Niney and Guillaume Gallienne.
Free with admission to First Thursday: Fashion Frenzy!
Sunday, Nov 9 at 2pm
Gallery Talk: Frohawk Two Feathers: Hear about the fabricated saga of Frengland from MATRIX 170 artist Frohawk Two Feathers.
Free with admission; meet in Avery Court.
POSH Premiere Night: Be the first to shop The POSH Sale while enjoying music, small bites featuring NORA Cupcake Company, a cash bar, and a fashion photo booth by Yelp! Free parking is available across the street from The Design Center. Entrance to the building is located on Bartholomew Avenue. $25 advance, $30 at the door (cash or check only).
Purchase tickets online or call (860) 838-4100 Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm.
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!