PUBLIC OPENING: Coney Island & Contemporary Art

When:
January 31, 2015 all-day
2015-01-31T00:00:00-05:00
2015-02-01T00:00:00-05:00
Steeplechase Funny Face, n.d., painted metal, Collection of Ken Harck
Steeplechase Funny Face, n.d., painted metal, Collection of Ken Harck

FREE ADMISSION for Hartford residents with valid ID on January 31 and February 1 thanks to The Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation. Regular admission prices apply for non-Hartford residents.

Celebrate the opening of our newly restored galleries, featuring Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland and the first reinstallation of our Post-War and Contemporary Art collections in nearly 20 years! Enjoy special tours, films, art-making activities, and more!

SCHEDULE
ALL DAY: Audio tours for Coney Island and Post-War & Contemporary Art

  • 10:30 am: Tour, ABCs: Art, Books, Connections
  • 11 am – 2 pm: Pop Up at Coney Island! Art-making Activity with Nina Goodale-Salazar
  • 11 am – 3 pm: Films: Coney Island & Rube and Mandy at Coney Island – FREE POPCORN!
  • 11:30 am: Tour, Eyes on Art
  • Noon: Gallery Talk, MATRIX 171 artist Michael C. McMillen
  • 1 pm: Tour, Contemporary Art
  • 2:30 pm: Tour, Coney Island

Facebook event here.

Learn more about the museum’s new galleries.