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Thursday, December 1–Sunday, December 11 

Our favorite winter fundraiser! Holiday trees, wreaths, and décor fill the galleries, turning the museum into a winter wonderland. Daily entertainment brings extra cheer to the occasion.

Festival of Trees & Traditions

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  • Festival of Trees & Traditions

    Join us in celebrating the holidays by enjoying trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations. All items are for sale and help support the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses. Click here for the schedule of entertainment. A $5 fundraising surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Festival of Trees & Traditions. Skip the line! Book your tickets online.

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  • Hartford Gay Men's Chorus: Holiday Hijinx!

    Join the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus in the theater at the Wadsworth for some “Holiday Hijinx!”. The HGMC will be performing many Holiday favorites as well as a one act musical comedy “who dun it” mystery. “Holiday Hijinx!” is a play about a chorus during a dress rehearsal for their Holiday show, however, things keep going wrong. Who keeps sabotaging the rehearsal and why? Come hear some wonderful choral music and share a few laughs this Holiday Season with the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus! Tickets $36-$51 at hgmc.org

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  • Highlights Tour

    A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others. Same-day general admission is included in the price of your tour ticket.  

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