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Jul
19
Fri
Gallery Talk | Conserving and Preserving the Past
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What happens when an artwork starts to show its age? Allen Kosanovich, associate paintings conservator, discusses the restoration of Renaissance and Baroque paintings in the Wadsworth’s collection. Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.

Tour | Highlights
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join a docent for a Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Free with museum admission.

 

Film | The Cakemaker
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Film | The Cakemaker

In conjunction with Be Seen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall. Take a 1:15pm tour of the exhibition before all 2pm screenings. July 19 tour led by Emily Handlin, co-curator of Be Seen.
$10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; Free for Film Stars.

When a German pastry maker learns his male lover has died and was a married man, he travels to Jerusalem in search of his lover’s wife and son. He takes a job in the widow’s café and the two form a bond.

2017. Israel. 113 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Ofir Raul Graizer. Starring Tim Kalkhof, Sarah Adler.

Movies Under the Stars | Pillow Talk
Jul 19 @ 8:15 pm

Doris Day in Pillow TalkJoin us under the stars for this American comedy starring Doris Day.

Due to kitchen renovations, dinner will not be offered beforehand. Concessions will be available. No chairs necessary or permitted. No coolers permitted.

$10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; Free for Film Stars.

A playboy songwriter’s succession of romances annoys his female neighbor, who shares a telephone party line with him and overhears all his flirting (but has never seen him). After laying eyes on her, the playboy sets about to seduce his neighbor under the guise of a sincere and upstanding Texas rancher. When mutual friend Jonathan discovers that his best friend is moving in on the woman he desires, sparks fly. 

1959. USA. 98 minutes. Not Rated. Directed by Michael Gordon. Starring Doris Day, Rock Hudson, Tony Randall. 

Jul
20
Sat
Tour | Highlights
Jul 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join a docent for a Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Free with museum admission.

 

Tour | Highlights
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join a docent for a Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Free with museum admission.

 

Film | The Cakemaker
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Film | The Cakemaker

In conjunction with Be Seen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall. Take a 1:15pm tour of the exhibition before all 2pm screenings. July 19 tour led by Emily Handlin, co-curator of Be Seen.
$10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; Free for Film Stars.

When a German pastry maker learns his male lover has died and was a married man, he travels to Jerusalem in search of his lover’s wife and son. He takes a job in the widow’s café and the two form a bond.

2017. Israel. 113 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Ofir Raul Graizer. Starring Tim Kalkhof, Sarah Adler.

Tour | Be Seen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall
Jul 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Works by Thomas, Sepuya, Opie

Join this docent-led tour of Be Seen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Austin House Visit | RESERVATION REQUIRED
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Located two miles from the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford’s West End, the Austin House, a National Historic Landmark, is the largest object in the Wadsworth Atheneum’s collection and is the former home of A. Everett “Chick” Austin, Jr., the museum’s director from 1927–1944. Click here for a complete description and photos of the house.

With a $25 contribution to the Sarah Goodwin Austin Memorial Fund, guests are invited to visit the Austin House and also receive same-day admission to the Wadsworth Atheneum. Advance reservations are required, and groups are limited to 12 visitors. Guests will meet their docent at the Austin House, located at 130 Scarborough Street, Hartford.

Parking:
Parking is available in the driveway in front of the house. Restroom facilities are not available at the Austin House, and guests are encouraged to plan in advance for their comfort.

Accessibility:
Due to its unusual architecture, the house is not wheelchair accessible and there is no elevator service to the second floor. Verbally-descriptive tours of non-accessible areas of the house are available with a reservation at least three weeks in advance.

Reserve Your Visit:
Austin House visits are arranged on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 3:00 pm, and on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 3:00 pm.

Thursdays: Call (860) 838-4046 at least 24 hours in advance.

Saturdays: Call (860) 838-4046 at least 48 hours in advance.

If available, “day-of” reservations may be made in-person at the Wadsworth.

Jul
21
Sun
Tour | Highlights
Jul 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join a docent for a Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Free with museum admission.