Calendar of Events

Dec
11
Wed
Corporate Members Shopping Days
Dec 11 – Dec 15 all-day

Corporate member employees receive 10% off purchases in the Museum Shop.

Dec
14
Sat
Second Saturdays for Families | Winter Celebrations
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families | Winter Celebrations

A day of winter fun. Learn about seasonal customs from around the world and enjoy live music performed by University of Hartford students. Admission is free during Second Saturdays Activities.

ART MAKING

Hanukkah Traditions | Join the Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford and learn about Hanukkah traditions. Then create a custom dreidel to take home.
Paper Creations | Visit with the Japanese Society of Hartford’s table and learn about Japanese winter celebrations. Then create festive Origami works.
Kwanzaa Celebrations | Work alongside The Amistad Center for Art & Culture. Learn about Kwanzaa as you design a work of art to take home.
Care Packages | Create a bag of hope for children in the community and then fill it with personal items. Care packages will be donated to a local charity.
DYI Ornaments and Gift Boxes | Design an ornament inspired by the winter solstice. Then place it in your unique gift box.

TOURS

ABCs: Art Books and Connections | Make connections between art and books during this docent-guided tour for young children and accompanying adults; 10:30am & 12:30pm.
Ask About Art | Talk to a docent about what you see; 11am.
Eyes on Art Family Tour | Discover artwork from the collection and more during this docent-led tour for all ages; 11:30am

Tour | Highlights
Dec 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Tour | Highlights

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

Free with museum admission.

 

Tour | Highlights
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour | Highlights

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

Free with museum admission.

 

Tour | Afrocosmologies
Dec 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour | Afrocosmologies

Tour the exhibition Afrocosmologies: American Reflections with a docent. Free with admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Dec
15
Sun
Jazz Brunch | Charmagne Tripp
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am
Jazz Brunch | Charmagne Tripp

Enjoy a buffet brunch in the Untitled Bistro with live jazz by Charmagne Tripp. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch, and one complimentary bloody mary or mimosa.

There are two seatings, one at 10:30am & one at 12:30pm. 

$39; $29 members. Tickets must be purchased online, in advance. Please note: ticket sales end Saturday, December 14 at 11:30pm.

 

Tour | Highlights
Dec 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Tour | Highlights

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

Free with museum admission.

 

Jazz Brunch | Charmagne Tripp
Dec 15 @ 12:30 pm
Jazz Brunch | Charmagne Tripp

Enjoy a buffet brunch in the Untitled Bistro with live jazz by Charmagne Tripp. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch, and one complimentary bloody mary or mimosa.

There are two seatings, one at 10:30am & one at 12:30pm. 

$39; $29 members. Tickets must be purchased online, in advance. Please note: ticket sales end Saturday, November 14 at 11:30pm.

 

Tour | Highlights
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour | Highlights

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

Free with museum admission.

 

Film | Remember the Night
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm

Still from Remember the Night.In this Holiday Comedy Classic a New York district attorney moved to pity by the Christmas season lets a shoplifter out on bail and offers her a ride home to Indiana. Complications ensue along the way. 

1940. USA. 94 min. Not rated. Directed by Mitchell Leisen. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray. 

Free.