Calendar of Events

Oct
19
Wed
Evening for Educators
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Evening for Educators

We honor the amazing educators in our communities. Join us for an evening celebrating the teachers among us – all educators welcome. Attendees are invited to stay for the public lecture by Native American art scholar Dr. Letitia Chambers at 6pm. Preregistration for Evening for Educators is required. Lecture tickets will be held for any teacher in attendance. 

Public Lecture: Clearly Indigenous with Dr. Letitia Chambers
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm
Public Lecture: Clearly Indigenous with Dr. Letitia Chambers

Letitia Chambers, PhD, (Cherokee) is a scholar and collector of Native American art and the curator behind Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass, the most comprehensive exhibition and catalogue to date examining the contributions of indigenous artists in the contemporary studio glass movement. Dr. Chambers discusses how studio glass came to indigenous communities and shares work created by American Indian and First Nations artists. Stop by the galleries before the lecture to view works by Dan Friday (Lummi) and Raven Skyriver (Tlingit) featured in Fired Up: Glass Today. Free with required reservation. 

5pm gallery viewing, 6pm lecture

This program is co-sponsored by the Auerbach Library Associates at the Wadsworth Atheneum with additional support provided by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation Fund. 

Oct
20
Thu
Highlights Tour
Oct 20 @ 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 20 @ 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
21
Fri
Gallery Talk: Whistler’s “Alone with the Tide” with Matthew Hargraves and Erin Monroe
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Whistler’s "Alone with the Tide" with Matthew Hargraves and Erin Monroe

American artist James McNeill Whistler divided his time between Paris and London throughout his career. In the autumn of 1861, he spent three months on the coast of northern France to recover from illness. While there, he painted his first ever seascape, Alone with the Tide, which he later renamed The Coast of Brittany. Listen in as curator Erin Monroe, Krieble Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture, and Director Dr. Matthew Hargraves explore the meaning and story behind Whistler’s powerful composition. Free with museum admission. Meet in front of the Museum Shop.   

Highlights Tour
Oct 21 @ 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 21 @ 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
22
Sat
Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Oct 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

A docent guided tour exploring artworks throughout history that were groundbreaking in their medium, subjects, or style. 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.

Highlights Tour
Oct 22 @ 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 22 @ 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.