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

Jan
13
Fri
Highlights Tour
Jan 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. A face mask/covering is encouraged. Same-day admission is included in the price of your tour ticket. 

Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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. A face mask/covering is encouraged. Same-day admission is included in the price of your tour ticket.

Jan
14
Sat
Docent Tour for Members | Fired Up: Glass Today
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Docent Tour for Members | Fired Up: Glass Today

Keep an eye on your inbox for an email invitation and registration link. 

Second Saturdays for Families: Mindful Moment
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families: Mindful Moment

Ease into the new year with a slow art afternoon. Take a stroll through the museum and practice close looking with your favorite artwork. Learn about Mohegan culture and history through storytelling and tribal artifacts in a presentation by specialists from The Tantaquidgeon Museum. Use a variety of mixed materials to design a happiness scrapbook and document the moments that bring you joy. Admission is free from noon-2pm.

Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Jan 14 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Family Tour | Eyes on Art

Eyes on Art Family Tour takes place every second Saturday and is 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. Masks are recommended for tours and gallery talks. 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
Jan 14 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. A face mask/covering is encouraged. 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.

Film | Lino Tagliapietra: The Making of a Maestro (2020, 60 minutes)
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm
Film | Lino Tagliapietra: The Making of a Maestro (2020, 60 minutes)

Lino Tagliapietra is one of the greatest glassblowers in history. Bridging the divide between Italian and American glassblowing, Tagliapietra‘s career has crossed continents and inspired a new generation of glassblowers. Now in his eighties, he is a mentor, motivator, and visionary who continues to push the boundaries of the medium. Don’t miss Tagliapietra’s work on view in Fired Up: Glass Today. $9; $7 seniors and students with ID; $6 members and Wadsworth Welcome. Museum admission not included. 

Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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. A face mask/covering is encouraged. Same-day admission is included in the price of your tour ticket. 

Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Jan 14 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 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. A face mask/covering is encouraged. Same-day admission is included in the price of your tour ticket.

Jan
15
Sun
Highlights Tour
Jan 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Highlights Tour

A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. A face mask/covering is encouraged. Same-day admission is included in the price of your tour ticket.