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Fine Art & Flowers

Thanks to everyone who helped us ring in the spring at the 33rd annual Fine Art & Flowers, which took place April 25-27, 2014. Thousands of people visited throughout the weekend to view over 40 floral arrangements and garden designs inspired by masterworks in the collection, all created by area florists, garden clubs, and community members from Connecticut and beyond.

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See you next year at the 34th annual Fine Art & Flowers, May 1 – 3, 2015. Check back soon for more details!

The 33rd Annual Fine Art & Flowers fundraiser was presented by the Women’s Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Special thanks to our media sponsors Yelp, Inc, and Hartford Blooms. Additional support provided by Azalea Floral Design; City Steam Brewery Cafe; Hartford Baking Co.; NoRA Cupcake Company; Onyx Moonshine; Rosedale Farms & Vineyards; Winding Drive Jams and Jellies; Woodland Gardens; Spruce Home & Garden, West Hartford; Haworth’s Flowers; and Pentimento Flowers.  All proceeds fund the museum’s special exhibitions, and educational and community programs.

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From Our Collection

Baldessari, 1991 Wojnarowicz, 1990 1531, The Feast of Herod Cave, 2009

Upcoming Events

Sep
3
Wed
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 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 [...]
Sep
4
Thu
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 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 [...]
5:00 pm First Thursday: Sing the Blues
First Thursday: Sing the Blues
Sep 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Thursday: Sing the Blues
First Thursday: Sing the Blues: End the summer on a high note! Enjoy live music by XY Eli Blues Band, a 3 in 30 tour [...]
8:00 pm Film: Le Week-End
Film: Le Week-End
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Film: Le Week-End
Film: Le Week-End: In an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage, a British couple returns to Paris, the city in which they spent their honeymoon many [...]
Sep
5
Fri
12:00 pm Gallery Talk: Lines & Squares
Gallery Talk: Lines & Squares
Sep 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Lines & Squares
Piet Mondrian, Composition in Blue and White, 1935, oil on canvas Gallery Talk: Lines & Squares: Some of the simplest forms – lines and geometric [...]

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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