Calendar of Events

Sep
17
Fri
Summer Lawn Party: Featuring Cafeteria Radio
Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Lawn Party: Featuring Cafeteria Radio

Celebrate the end of summer with our final lawn party of the season. Cafeteria Radio will activate the front lawn with DJs. Revisionist Films will premiere unseen Leonardo Drew footage that highlights the artist’s work and creative process. A basketball hoop on Atheneum Square North brings the party around the building. 

Cash bar, as well No Pork On Dis Fork LLC, SoulFully Vegan, and Ice Cream for a Dream food trucks on site for refreshments and snacks.

In conjunction with Leonardo Drew: Two Projects.

Nov
4
Thu
Gallery Music
Nov 4 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Gallery Music

Listen to live period music performed on the lute by Petra Jenkinson during your visit to By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500-1800. Free with museum admission.

Nov
21
Sun
Gallery Music
Nov 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Gallery Music

Listen to live period music performed on the lute by Petra Jenkinson during your visit to By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500-1800. Free with museum admission.

Dec
16
Thu
Gallery Music
Dec 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Gallery Music

Listen to live period music performed on the lute by Petra Jenkinson during your visit to By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500-1800. Free with museum admission.

May
15
Sun
Music in the Galleries: Samuel DeCaprio
May 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Music in the Galleries: Samuel DeCaprio

Explore the works on view in Avery Court while you listen to an informal musical performance by classical cellist and Connecticut Original Samuel DeCaprio. Free with museum admission.

Image courtesy of Samuel DeCaprio

Jun
4
Sat
Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus: Singing from the Heart of Hartford
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm
Hartford Gay Men's Chorus: Singing from the Heart of Hartford

Join the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus for their 10th Anniversary Concert Singing from the Heart of Hartford. For the past decade, HGMC has journeyed through songs from Broadway, popular artists, holidays music, and classics from many cultures and decades. The evening features some of the chorus’s favorite songs in a celebratory performance to remember. $30-45. For tickets and information, visit www.hgmc.org.

Jun
5
Sun
Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus: Singing from the Heart of Hartford
Jun 5 @ 3:00 pm
Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus: Singing from the Heart of Hartford

Join the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus for their 10th Anniversary Concert Singing from the Heart of Hartford. For the past decade, HGMC has journeyed through songs from Broadway, popular artists, holidays music, and classics from many cultures and decades. The evening features some of the chorus’s favorite songs in a celebratory performance to remember. $30-45. For tickets and information, visit www.hgmc.org.

Jun
12
Sun
Music in the Galleries: Voce Concitato
Jun 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Music in the Galleries: Voce Concitato

Explore the works on view in Morgan Great Hall while you listen to an informal musical performance by Connecticut-based vocal ensemble Voce Concitato (Alice Matteson, soprano; Meredith Neumann, alto; Noah Hay, tenor; Matthew Cramer, bass-baritone) accompanied by harpsichordist Stephen Gamboa-Diaz. The ensemble will perform works from the late-Renaissance through the Baroque. Free with museum admission.

Images courtesy of Voce Concitato and Stephen Gamboa-Diaz
Jun
25
Sat
Chamber Concert: Arazzo Music Festival
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm
Chamber Concert: Arazzo Music Festival

The Wadsworth is pleased to host the season finale performance of the Arazzo Music Festival, a new initiative building community through musical performances here in Connecticut. Join Connecticut cellist and festival director Samuel DeCaprio as he performs an evening of string music in Morgan Great Hall with musicians from across the region. The program centers around Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s String Sextet in D minor “Souvenir de Florence”, Op. 70 (1890). Free with required registration. 

Dec
17
Sat
Music in the Galleries: Vera Meyer and the Glass Harmonica
Dec 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Music in the Galleries: Vera Meyer and the Glass Harmonica

A musical instrument made of glass? Explore the contemporary glass art on view in Fired Up: Glass Today as Vera Meyer performs an informal concert on the glass harmonica, a musical instrument developed by Benjamin Franklin. Free with museum admission.