Neon lights up a night of music by DJ Jamm, art activities, a scavenger hunt, complimentary snacks and Insomnia Cookies, cash bar, and a 6pm gallery talk with curator Patricia Hickson in Keith Sonnier: Three Neons/Three Decades. Join a Poetry Slam at 6:30pm, and then watch award-winning poet and University of Hartford professor Benjamin Grossberg will read from his current work at 7pm. Come dressed in your best neon—prizes will be awarded to the top outfits! Costume contest participation is optional.
Tickets are $10/$5 for members, and will be available at the door. College students get in FREE with their student ID!
Stay after for a screening of The Last Days of Disco at 8pm, free with your admission to Art After Dark!
The Last Days of Disco
Two Manhattan books editors, fresh out of college, try to find themselves while frequenting the local disco.
Comedic drama. 1997. USA. 113 min. Rated R. Directed by Whit Stillman. Starring Chloë Sevigny and Kate Beckinsale.
Art After Dark: Neon Night is supported by the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education.
On April 6, CTtransit will honor $3 all-day student passes on CTtransit and CTfastrak. The passes are available for sale through the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education. Students can email: firstname.lastname@example.org.