Calendar of Events

Apr
12
Mon
Sunday Serenades: Sculpture and the Symphony: From Prometheus to Piazzolla
Apr 12 – Jun 10 all-day

Paul Manship, "Fire" (from The Four Elements),

Sunday Serenades, a concert series in partnership with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, goes virtual! A thrilling program of chamber music curated by HSO Concertmaster Leonid Sigal is performed from the Wadsworth in the exhibition Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern. Music includes selections by Samuel Barber, Astor Piazzolla, Richard Strauss, and Ludwig van Beethoven. This concert will be available for viewing from April 12–June 10, 2021. $15; $10 members.

 

Image: Paul Manship, Fire (from The Four Elements), commissioned in 1914, installed 1921 in the American Telephone and Telegraph Building, 195 Broadway, New York (designed by Wm Welles Bosworth). Parcel-gilt bronze relief. Courtesy of Gerald Peters Gallery. Private collection. © Estate of Paul Manship

Apr
17
Sat
Highlights Tour
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Apr
18
Sun
Highlights Tour
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Special Theme Tour | Paul Manship
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour | Paul Manship

A docent guided tour of Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern. Availability is limited and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Apr
21
Wed
Highlights Tour
Apr 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Special Theme Tour | Paul Manship
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Theme Tour | Paul Manship

A docent guided tour of the exhibition Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern. Availability is limited and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Highlights Tour
Apr 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Virtual Program: Jed Perl on Alexander Calder
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Virtual Program: Jed Perl on Alexander Calder

Spend an evening with art critic Jed Perl and curator Erin Monroe for a presentation of Perl’s recent book about legendary artist Alexander Calder, Calder: The Conquest of Space: The Later Years 1940-1976, and Calder’s monumental work in Hartford. Generously co-sponsored by the Auerbach Library Associates of the Wadsworth Atheneum.

Image: Jed Perl, photo credit: Duane Michals

Apr
22
Thu
Virtual Highlights Tour
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual Highlights Tour

Join a docent for a virtual Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Free. Registration required.

Encounters: Designing the City
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Participate in a mediated virtual discussion about public sculpture, World’s Fairs, and the City Beautiful movement in conjunction with the exhibition Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern.

Encounters is a series of free virtual discussions fueled by short readings and timely subjects. Co-sponsored with the Hartford History Center at the Hartford Public Library, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, the Old State House, Akomawt Educational Initiative, and Dodd Human Rights Impact at the University of Connecticut.