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  • Sunday Serenades: Sculpture and the Symphony: From Prometheus to Piazzolla

    Paul Manship, "Fire" (from The Four Elements), Sunday Serenades, a concert series in partnership with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, goes virtual! A thrilling program of chamber music curated by HSO Concertmaster Leonid Sigal is performed from the Wadsworth in the exhibition Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern. Music includes selections by Samuel Barber, Astor Piazzolla, Richard Strauss, and Ludwig van Beethoven. This concert will be available for viewing from April 12–June 10, 2021. $15; $10 members.  

    Image: Paul Manship, Fire (from The Four Elements), commissioned in 1914, installed 1921 in the American Telephone and Telegraph Building, 195 Broadway, New York (designed by Wm Welles Bosworth). Parcel-gilt bronze relief. Courtesy of Gerald Peters Gallery. Private collection. © Estate of Paul Manship

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  • May Flowers | Kate Coley and Helene Brown, Women's Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum

    While our annual Fine Art & Flowers will not take place this year, a selection of floral displays bloom in the galleries during the first four weekends in May. Vote for your favorite design in person or virtually. More information will be available at the end of the month via thewadsworth.org. Catch live music on Sundays, May 2, 9, 16, and 23, at 2pm. Supported by the Women’s Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum. 

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  • Virtual Second Saturdays for Families: Maker's Mode

    Learn how celebrated American artist Paul Manship transformed sketches into dramatic bronze sculptures. Then create a relief that highlights a hero in your life. Stop by the museum to pick up a free postcard and add to the Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern interpretive activity, Today’s Heroes—a community postcard wall. Digital activity pack includes art-making demonstrations, visual scavenger hunts, close looking prompts, and story time in English and Spanish. Available on the second Saturday of the month.   Second Saturdays for Families is supported by Aetna. Additional support is provided by the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, the George A. and Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee, and the Charles Nelson Robinson Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.

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