Calendar of Events

Dec
18
Fri
Holiday Music: Brunilda Myftaraj & Blake Hansen
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

CT Virtuosi musicians Brunilda Myftaraj (violin) and Blake Hansen (piano) perform live music in Avery Court. Museum ticket required. No seating will be available and visitors will be required to observe gallery capacity limits.

Jul
30
Fri
Live Music and Summer Film Series: King Kong Preceded by the Matt DeChamplain Trio, performing 1920s–30s Jazz
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm
Live Music and Summer Film Series: King Kong Preceded by the Matt DeChamplain Trio, performing 1920s–30s Jazz

Curated by artist Leonardo Drew, King Kong kicks off this summer film series. A film crew and cast making a movie on a tropical island discover a gigantic ape who takes a liking to the female star. The ape is captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. Free. Cash bar and snacks for purchase. Chairs provided. Events move indoors in the case of inclement weather. Please note that chairs and food brought in from outside are not permitted.  

7–8:15pm: Live music; 8:15pm: Film screening

1933. USA. 100 min. Not Rated. Starring Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong. Directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack.

Aug
6
Fri
Live Music and Summer Film Series | A Raisin in the Sun Preceded by the Summer Lawn Party: Jam Out
Aug 6 @ 8:15 pm
Live Music and Summer Film Series | A Raisin in the Sun Preceded by the Summer Lawn Party: Jam Out

This summer film series is curated by artist Leonardo Drew. A Raisin in the Sun tells the story of a working-class Black family living in Chicago who learns they will be receiving a substantial insurance check. Each member of the family begins to dream about what to do with the money. Free. Cash bar and snacks for purchase. Chairs provided. Events move indoors in the case of inclement weather. Please note that chairs and food brought in from outside are not permitted.  

5-8pm: Summer Lawn Party: Jam Out; 8:15pm: Film screening

1961. USA. 132 min. Not Rated. Starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee. Directed by Daniel Petrie.

This screening is supported by My People Community Services & BSL Educational Foundation Inc.
Aug
13
Fri
Live Music and Summer Film Series | Gloria Preceded by Music Performed by Nekita Waller
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm
Live Music and Summer Film Series | Gloria Preceded by Music Performed by Nekita Waller

This film series is curated by artist Leonardo Drew. Gloria tells the story of a young boy who’s family is killed by the Mob. A neighbor becomes his reluctant guardian, and the two go on the run with a notebook that the mobsters are desperate to retrieve. Free. Cash bar and snacks for purchase. Chairs provided. Events move indoors in the case of inclement weather. Please note that chairs and food brought in from outside are not permitted.  

7–8:15pm: Live music; 8:15pm: Film screening

1980. USA. 122 min. Rated PG. Starring Gena Rowlands, John Adames. Directed by John Cassavetes.

Aug
20
Fri
Live Music and Summer Film Series | Beasts of the Southern Wild Preceded by Blues by Acute Inflections
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm
Live Music and Summer Film Series | Beasts of the Southern Wild Preceded by Blues by Acute Inflections

This film series is curated by artist Leonardo Drew. The exceptionally lensed fantastical drama Beasts of the Southern Wild tells the story of a six-year-old girl who must learn the ways of courage and love while facing both her father’s fading health and melting ice caps that flood her bayou community. Free. Cash bar and snacks for purchase. Chairs provided. Events move indoors in the case of inclement weather. Please note that chairs and food brought in from outside are not permitted.  

7–8:15pm: Live music; 8:15pm: Film screening

2012. USA. 93 min. Rated PG-13. Starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry. Directed by Benh Zeitlin (Wesleyan University graduate).

Supported by My People Community Services & BSL Educational Foundation Inc.
Oct
1
Fri
Manhattan Short Film Festival Weekend
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Manhattan Short Film Festival Weekend

A favorite annual tradition that the Wadsworth missed participating in last year, over 100,000 cineastes from around the world unite for one week to screen and vote on a favorite work from a lineup of international short films. Tickets: $10 adults, $9 seniors and students (with school ID), $7 members. Free for film stars. 

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For all films, programs in the theater, and events serving food and beverages proof of vaccination and matching photo ID are required upon entry. Patrons who are not vaccinated (including those under age 12) must provide a recent negative COVID-19 test. Learn more.
Oct
2
Sat
Manhattan Short Film Festival Weekend
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Manhattan Short Film Festival Weekend

A favorite annual tradition that the Wadsworth missed participating in last year, over 100,000 cineastes from around the world unite for one week to screen and vote on a favorite work from a lineup of international short films. Tickets: $10 adults, $9 seniors and students (with school ID), $7 members. Free for film stars. 

*Film preceded at 1pm by a docent-led tour of works from around the world. Space is limited and registration is required. Click here to purchase a Tour+Film ticket at no extra cost.

Watch Trailer

For all films, programs in the theater, and events serving food and beverages proof of vaccination and matching photo ID are required upon entry. Patrons who are not vaccinated (including those under age 12) must provide a recent negative COVID-19 test. Learn more.
Oct
3
Sun
Manhattan Short Film Festival Weekend
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Manhattan Short Film Festival Weekend

A favorite annual tradition that the Wadsworth missed participating in last year, over 100,000 cineastes from around the world unite for one week to screen and vote on a favorite work from a lineup of international short films. Tickets: $10 adults, $9 seniors and students (with school ID), $7 members. Free for film stars. 

*Film preceded at 1pm by a docent-led tour of works from around the world. Space is limited and registration is required. Click here to purchase a Tour+Film ticket at no extra cost.

Watch Trailer

For all films, programs in the theater, and events serving food and beverages proof of vaccination and matching photo ID are required upon entry. Patrons who are not vaccinated (including those under age 12) must provide a recent negative COVID-19 test. Learn more.
Oct
17
Sun
Film: Alice Neel
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Alice Neel

Filmmaker Andrew Neel, Alice Neel’s grandson, puts together the pieces of the painter’s life using intimate one-on-one interviews and personal archival video footage. The documentary explores the artist’s personal challenges and tragedies, and Alice Neel’s legacy. Tickets: $10 adults, $9 seniors and students (with school ID), $7 members. Free for film stars. 

*Film preceded at 1pm by a gallery talk with curator Patricia Hickson in Discovering Rose Fried’s Nephew by Alice Neel. Space is limited and registration is required. Click here to purchase a Tour+Film ticket at no extra cost.

2007. US. 81 min. Not Rated. Directed by Andrew Neel.

For all films, programs in the theater, and events serving food and beverages proof of vaccination and matching photo ID are required upon entry. Patrons who are not vaccinated (including those under age 12) must provide a recent negative COVID-19 test. Learn more.
Dec
11
Sat
The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy | Virtual Production
Dec 11 – Dec 31 all-day
The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy | Virtual Production

“The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy”—the rousing, toe-tapping, high-kicking spin on the classical ballet choreographed and directed by Carolyn Paine and performed by CONNetic Dance is returning to delight audiences. Stream the production along with the 25 minute documentary short film, “The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy: 10 Years in the Making” by CineVerite Productions, until December 31. Click here to watch.