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Aug
12
Wed
Outdoor Pop-Up Concert: Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Outdoor Pop-Up Concert: Hartford Symphony Orchestra

The Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s string trio and jazz quartet will fill the Main Street lawn of the Wadsworth with an uplifting musical interlude inspired by the works of art around the museum. Don’t miss this special opportunity to celebrate music and art in a beautiful setting. Free and open to the public.

Visitors are required to wear a face mask and observe safe social distance of 6 feet from others while on the grounds of the Wadsworth. No restroom facilities will be available in August and visitors are encouraged to plan ahead for their comfort.

Aug
20
Thu
Outdoor Art Talk: Abstract Nature
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm
Outdoor Art Talk: Abstract Nature

Explore how modern sculptors use nature as inspiration for their abstractions with Angela Parker, Docent and Tour Programs Manager. Consider how modern outdoor sculptures interact with the nature that surrounds them. Free. Availability is limited to 25 participants and advance registration is required. 

Talk begins outside the museum’s 600 Main Street Entrance. Visitors are required to wear a face mask and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while on the grounds of the Wadsworth. No restroom facilities will be available in July and August and visitors are advised to plan ahead for their comfort.

Sep
9
Wed
Outdoor Art Talk: The Facades of the Wadsworth Atheneum
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm
Outdoor Art Talk: The Facades of the Wadsworth Atheneum

A tour of the museum grounds highlights the history of the Wadsworth and sites significant to the development of the museum and its most renowned patrons. Janna Israel, adult and academic programs manager, shares more about the Wadsworth’s architecture. Availability is limited and advance registration is required. Registration link available soon.

Talk begins outside the museum’s 600 Main Street Entrance. Visitors are required to wear a face mask and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while on the grounds of the Wadsworth. No restroom facilities will be available in July and August and visitors are advised to plan ahead for their comfort.