Calendar of Events

Programs take place in the museum unless otherwise specified. Click here for public tour registration.
Highlights Tours | Thursdays–Sundays, 12:30 & 2pm
Family Tour: Eyes on Art | Every Second Saturday, 12:15pm

Oct
7
Fri
Highlights Tour
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. 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. 

Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Oct 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today

An inside look at the works of art and stories presented in the special exhibition. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit. 

Oct
8
Sat
Second Saturdays for Families: Latinx Heritage Day
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families: Latinx Heritage Day

Join us at the museum to celebrate Latinx heritage and culture with art making, storytelling, and performances. Admission is free noon-2 pm on Second Saturdays. Design a Carnival mask with Multi-Cultural Learning Center Bomba de AquíParticipate in an interactive dance presentation by Proyecto Cimarron, a Puerto Rican Bomba Performance Group based in New Haven. Watch students from Marinera Dance Academy demonstrate traditional Peruvian dance. Please note: Due to The Hartford Marathon, parking bans and road closures will be in effect throughout the day on Saturday, October 8, 2022. 

Únase a nosotros en el museo para celebrar el patrimonio y la cultura latinx con la creación de arte, la narración de cuentos y las actuaciones. Diseña una máscara de Carnaval con el Centro de Aprendizaje Multicultural Bomba de Aquí. Participe en una presentación de danza interactiva a cargo del Proyecto Cimarrón, un grupo puertorriqueño de interpretación de la bomba con sede en New Haven. Vea a los alumnos de la Academia de Danza Marinera realizar una demostración de danza tradicional peruana. Tenga en cuenta: Debido al Maratón de Hartford, el estacionamiento estará prohibido y las calles estarán cerradas todo el día del sábado 8 de octubre de 2022.

Family Tours: Eyes on Art
Oct 8 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Eyes on Art Family Tours take place every second and fourth Saturday and are reserved for families and adults with children. Little ones, strollers, and intergenerational bonding expected! Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. This tour is recommended for ages 12 and under. Visitors attending guided tours will be asked to wear a mask for the duration of the tour. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit. Duration: 45 minutes

Museum admission and tours are free for all who enter before 2pm on Second Saturdays for Families. You are welcome to visit the galleries before or after your tour, without purchasing additional tickets.

Family Tours | ABC’s: Art, Books, Connections
Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Family Tours | ABC's: Art, Books, Connections

Make connections between art and books during this docent-guided tour for young children and accompanying adults. Little ones, strollers, and intergenerational bonding expected! Recommended for ages 6 and under. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors attending guided tours will be asked to wear a mask for the duration of the tour. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit. Duration: 30 minutes

Museum admission and tours are free for all who enter before 2pm on Second Saturdays for Families. You are welcome to visit the galleries before or after your tour, without purchasing additional tickets. 

Highlights Tour
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. 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. 

Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Oct 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today

An inside look at the works of art and stories presented in the special exhibition. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit. 

Oct
9
Sun
Highlights Tour
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. 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. 

Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Oct 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today

An inside look at the works of art and stories presented in the special exhibition. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit. 

Oct
13
Thu
The Hot Shop | Moshe Bursuker and Hartford Art School
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Moshe Bursuker and Hartford Art School

Demonstrations: 1-2:30pm
Drop-in: noon-4:30pm

A temporary glass-working studio at the museum. Experience this magical art form live and get a firsthand look at the tools, techniques, and processes used in creating art from molten glass. Free with admission. Presented in partnership with Mobile Glassblowing Studios. 

Creative Connecticut series artist and adjunct sculpture professor Moshe Bursuker and his students at Hartford Art School take over the Hot Shop furnace.