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
Vanessa Sigalas, associate curator for collections research, introduces the new acquisition of an extremely rare Vienna Imperial Porcelain Manufactory snuffbox by ivory carver and enfant terrible Johann Christoph Ludwig Lücke (1703–1780). Keep an eye on your inbox for the link to register. Image courtesy of Brian Haughton Gallery.
Fridays, March 10 & 24 | $70; $55 seniors, and students with ID; $45 members and Wadsworth Welcome.
Explore visual expression through drawing with Connecticut artist Peter Cusack. Two sessions in different galleries offer a progression of drawing techniques. Open to adults of all levels of artistic ability. Drawing paper and museum admission included. Participants may purchase a drawing kit from the museum or bring their own materials. Space is limited and registration is required.
Required supplies: 1 – pencil bag; 1 – pencil sharpener that collects pencil shavings; 1 – large, kneaded eraser; 2 – 6B, 2B, and HB pencils
You may bring your own materials, or click here to purchase a drawing kit.
Drawing in the Galleries is presented with support from the Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation Fund at the Wadsworth.
Visit the museum to learn about the trailblazing women artists represented in our collections. Discover their stories and design your own artwork recognizing their impact. Admission is free noon–2pm.
Please note: Due to The Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade, parking bans and road closures will be in effect throughout the day on Saturday, March 11.
Make your Mark: create alongside teaching artist Natasha Miles and design your own symbol representing self-love and self-expression.
Kusama Viewfinders: design a pair of glasses that will let you see the galleries in a whole new way.
Enjoy a special dance presentation by the New England Ballet Theatre (12:15pm)
Listen to violinist Yasmine Fu perform in Avery Court.
Sign up for an Eyes on Art Family Tour at 12:15pm.
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. 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.