Calendar of Events

Jan
27
Thu
Highlights Tour
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 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 encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others. Same-day general admission is included in the price of your tour ticket. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Virtual Highlights Tour
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual Highlights Tour

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

Jan
28
Fri
Highlights Tour
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 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 encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others. Same-day general admission is included in the price of your tour ticket. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Jan
29
Sat
Postponed | Costume and Textile Society Bus Trip | Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams
Jan 29 all-day
Postponed | Costume and Textile Society Bus Trip | Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams

This bus trip is postponed. A new date will be announced when available.
Join the Costume and Textile Society of the Wadsworth Atheneum to see Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams at the Brooklyn Museum. This fantastic traveling exhibition sold out in both London and Paris! $90 per member, $110 non-members. Includes transportation, tidbits in transit, gratuities, museum entrance plus a timed-entry ticket for the exhibition. Lunch is on your own at the museum café. The Brooklyn Museum requires Proof of Vaccination to be shown upon entrance, and masks must be worn in the museum. 

Highlights Tour
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 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 encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others. Same-day general admission is included in the price of your tour ticket. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Jan
30
Sun
Highlights Tour
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 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 encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others. Same-day general admission is included in the price of your tour ticket. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Feb
3
Thu
Postponed | The Rise by Sarah Lewis: Book Discussion
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This program is postponed to Tuesday, April 19. 
In advance of the Pennington Lecture, join poet and English professor Antoinette Brim-Bell and a panel of faculty and students from Capital Community College for an open discussion of Sarah Lewis’s book The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery. Free with admission.

Artist Talk: Nevine Mahmoud / MATRIX 188
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: Nevine Mahmoud / MATRIX 188

Exhibition viewing: 5pm
Artist talk: 6pm

Artist Nevine Mahmoud turns to hard materials, including glass and stone, to evoke conversations with organic forms drawn from nature and the body. Join Mahmoud on a walk-through of her MATRIX exhibition and learn more about her approach to finding fluidity, playfulness, and seduction in rigid materials.

This event is free and open to a limited audience with required registration. To help ensure the safety of those in attendance, Mahmoud will lead visitors through the exhibition in two small groups, with the first group beginning at 6:00pm. Please enter at 29 Atheneum Square North. The Main Street entrance will not be open for this event.

Feb
10
Thu
Virtual Highlights Tour
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual Highlights Tour

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

Postponed | The Pennington Lecture
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This program is postponed to Thursday, April 21.
The Pennington Lecture is part of a series of offerings that bring into focus the history of the Talcott Street Congregational Church through the leadership of the Hartford Heritage Project at Capital Community College. The project aims to bring the remarkable history of the first Black church and school for Black children in Hartford into public view through exhibition space and programs. Organized by Capital Community College in partnership with The Amistad Center.

Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Capital Community College Foundation and presented as a collaboration between Capital Community College, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, and the Wadsworth Atheneum.