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Jan
30
Thu
Gallery Talk | Noguchi’s Sesshu
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Noguchi’s Sesshū (detail)The recently conserved Sesshu (1958) by Isamu Noguchi exemplifies the Japanese American artist’s commitment to synthesizing disparate cultures through his work. Curator Patricia Hickson shares insights about Noguchi’s work.

Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.

Feb
9
Sun
Gallery Talk | A Passion for Music
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Leonid Sigal, Concertmaster of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, discusses his musical journey before the Sunday Serenades concert Mozart & the Romantics.

Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.

Feb
13
Thu
Gallery Talk | MATRIX 184
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk | MATRIX 184

Artist Sonya Clark uses hair as a conduit into history, biography, and identity in MATRIX 184. Curator Patricia Hickson leads a tour of the installation.

Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.

Mar
12
Thu
Gallery Talk | Savor: A Revolution in Food Culture
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Curator Linda Roth discusses the fascinating changes in food culture that took place in the years leading up to the French Revolution. An exploration of the works of art that marked these changes illuminates the way we consume food today.

Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.

Mar
19
Thu
Gallery Talk | The King’s Peas
Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Learn about the social and economic changes that impacted eating habits with Meredith Chilton, Curator Emerita at the Gardiner Museum.

Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.

Mar
27
Fri
Gallery Talk | Rembrandt
Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk | Rembrandt

Curator Oliver Tostmann discusses Rembrandt’s beautiful and intimate portrait of his son, Titus in a Monk’s Habit (1660), on loan to the Wadsworth from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.

Followed by a screening of RembrandtFilm Admission: Adults: $10; Seniors (62+) and students (with school ID): $9. Members: $8 Film Stars: Free.

 

 

 

 

Image: Rembrandt van Rijn, Titus in Monk’s Habit, 1660. Oil on canvas. Loan from the Rijksmuseum. Purchased with the support of the Vereniging Rembrandt, 1933; formerly Stroganoff Collection, St Petersburg.

Mar
28
Sat
Gallery Talk | Rembrandt’s Titus in a Monk’s Habit
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Rembrandt's Titus as a Monk (1660)Experience Rembrandt’s painting Titus in a Monk’s Habit (1660), on loan to the Wadsworth from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, with Janna Israel, Adult and Academic Programs Manager.

Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.