Calendar of Events

Jul
27
Sat
Peruvian Fiestas Patrias
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Peruvian Independence day celebrationCelebrate Fiestas Patrias—Peru’s Independence Day—at the Wadsworth. A docent-guided tour highlights Peruvian artworks in the museum’s collection, and the fiesta includes live music, Peruvian dancers, complimentary snacks, and cash bar. Free.

Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Peru in Hartford.

Feb
6
Thu
Rembrandt: Observation and Introspection
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm
Rembrandt: Observation and Introspection

Christopher Atkins, Director of the Center for Netherlandish Art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston explains Rembrandt’s powerful observational techniques in the context of the painting Titus in a Monk’s Habit, on loan to the Wadsworth from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

5pm reception and gallery viewing, 6pm lecture

Mar
27
Fri
Gallery Talk | Rembrandt & Titus CANCELED
Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk | Rembrandt & Titus CANCELED

This program is canceled. The museum is actively reviewing our public programming schedule in line with state and local guidance. Learn more about the Wadsworth response to COVID-19.

Curator Oliver Tostmann discusses Rembrandt’s beautiful and intimate portrait of his son, Titus in a Monk’s Habit (1660), on loan to the Wadsworth from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.

Followed by a screening of REMBRANDTFilm Admission: Adults: $10; Seniors (62+) and students (with school ID): $9. Members: $8 Film Stars: Free.

 

Image: Rembrandt van Rijn, Titus in Monk’s Habit, 1660. Oil on canvas. Loan from the Rijksmuseum. Purchased with the support of the Vereniging Rembrandt, 1933; formerly Stroganoff Collection, St Petersburg.

Film | Rembrandt CANCELED
Mar 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Film | Rembrandt CANCELED

This film is canceled. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, all films are canceled until further notice. The museum is actively reviewing our public programming schedule in line with state and local guidance. Learn more about the Wadsworth response to COVID-19.

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated, but Rembrandt: The Late Works on view at the National Gallery in London and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam in 2014 and 2015, was an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition while interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. Preceded by a 1pm Focus Tour of Titus in a Monk’s Habit. 

2016. UK. 90 min. Not Rated. Directed by Kat Mansoor. Presented by Exhibition on Screen.

Adults: $10; Seniors (62+) and students (with school ID): $9. Members: $8 Film Stars: Free.

 

 

 

Image: Rembrandt (1606–1669), Portrait of a Couple as Isaac and Rebecca, known as “The Jewish Bride” (detail), about 1665. Rijksmuseum, on loan from the City of Amsterdam (A. van der Hoop Bequest) SK-C-216 ©Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Mar
28
Sat
Gallery Talk | Titus in a Monk’s Habit CANCELED
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Rembrandt's Titus as a Monk (1660)

This program  is canceled. The museum is actively reviewing our public programming schedule in line with state and local guidance. Learn more about the Wadsworth response to COVID-19.

Experience Rembrandt’s painting Titus in a Monk’s Habit (1660), on loan to the Wadsworth from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, with Janna Israel, Adult and Academic Programs Manager.

Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.

Film | Rembrandt CANCELED
Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Film | Rembrandt CANCELED

This film is canceled. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, all films are canceled until further notice. The museum is actively reviewing our public programming schedule in line with state and local guidance. Learn more about the Wadsworth response to COVID-19.

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated, but Rembrandt: The Late Works on view at the National Gallery in London and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam in 2014 and 2015, was an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition while interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. Preceded by a 1pm Focus Tour of Titus in a Monk’s Habit. 

2016. UK. 90 min. Not Rated. Directed by Kat Mansoor. Presented by Exhibition on Screen.

Adults: $10; Seniors (62+) and students (with school ID): $9. Members: $8 Film Stars: Free.

 

 

 

Image: Rembrandt (1606–1669), Portrait of a Couple as Isaac and Rebecca, known as “The Jewish Bride” (detail), about 1665. Rijksmuseum, on loan from the City of Amsterdam (A. van der Hoop Bequest) SK-C-216 ©Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Apr
23
Thu
Gallery Talk | Titus as a Monk CANCELED
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk | Titus as a Monk CANCELED

This gallery talk is canceled. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, all gallery talks are canceled until further notice. The museum is actively reviewing our public programming schedule in line with state and local guidance. Learn more about the Wadsworth response to COVID-19.

Curator Oliver Tostmann investigates Rembrandt’s contemplative portrait of his only surviving son, Titus, before it returns to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Free with admission. Meet at the Museum Shop.

May
16
Sat
New England Ballet Theatre | The Carnival of the Animals and Contemporary Works CANCELED
May 16 @ 7:00 pm
New England Ballet Theatre | The Carnival of the Animals and Contemporary Works CANCELED

This performance is canceled. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, all programs are canceled until further notice. The museum is actively reviewing our public programming schedule in line with state and local guidance. Learn more about the Wadsworth response to COVID-19.

An original production of The Carnival of the Animals debuts alongside new works by choreographers Nathan Crewe-Kluge, Calvin Bittner, and Rachael Gnatowski. This family friendly ballet will include New England Ballet Theatre company artists, local guest artists, and student performers. For information and tickets visit neballettheatre.com.

Aug
14
Fri
Virtual Gallery Talk | Titus in a Monk’s Habit
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Janna Israel, Adult and Academic Programs Manager, for a virtual consideration of Rembrandt’s Titus in a Monk’s Habit (1660), on loan to the Wadsworth from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. 

In addition, watch on Vimeo from the comfort of your home the documentary Rembrandt, available to stream for 48 hours after purchase. Film Admission: $12; Free for Film Stars. Watch Here

Dec
11
Fri
CONNetic Dance: Nutcracker Suite and Spicy
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CONNetic Dance: Nutcracker Suite and Spicy

December wouldn’t be the same without this unique and totally entertaining twist on the classical ballet. After the performance, don your ugly holiday sweater and have a cocktail in hand to join the cast and crew for a virtual reception. Choreographed and directed by Carolyn Paine. Available to watch until December 31, 2020.

Watch here

 
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Talkback & Afterparty

Bring your questions and mirth to a Talkback session after enjoying the Nutcracker Suite & Spicy. Stay for the afterparty! The link will be active as soon as the Nutcracker Suite & Spicy performance ends. Click here to register.
 

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Signature Nutcracker Suite and Spicy cocktail: Sugar Rum Cherry

Craft a delicious cocktail to enhance your evening!

1 oz Wild Moon Rose
1 oz Gold Rum
1 bar spoon Luxardo Cherry Juice and 1 Cherry
 
Shake over ice
Add 2.5 oz ginger ale
Mix thoroughly. Strain into a coupe glass with a cinnamon sugar rim.
 

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Nutcracker Suite and Spicy documentary

For more CONNetic Dance, watch the Nutcracker Suite and Spicy documentary to follow the evolution of the creative process surrounding the ballet from its genesis in 2009 to its 10th year anniversary in 2019.