Calendar of Events

Jun
20
Wed
Art in Focus
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Spend 20 minutes exploring Frederic Church’s Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives in depth with a docent.

Free with museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Jun
24
Sun
Tour: Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
Jun 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a docent for a tour of the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage.

Free with museum admission, meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Jun
30
Sat
Tour: Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
Jun 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a docent for a tour of the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage.

Free with museum admission, meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Jul
1
Sun
Tour: Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
Jul 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a docent for a tour of the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage.

Free with museum admission, meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Jul
7
Sat
Tour: Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
Jul 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a docent for a tour of the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage.

Free with museum admission, meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Jul
8
Sun
Film: Art House
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Art House

Preceded at 1:15pm by a tour of the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage.

ART HOUSE
Acclaimed photographer Don Freeman’s poetic journey through 11 houses built by artists for themselves, including Frederic Church’s Hudson, New York home, Olana.

2016. USA. 88 min. Not Rated. Directed by Don Freeman.

 

 

 

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

Tour: Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
Jul 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a docent for a tour of the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage.

Free with museum admission, meet by the Museum Shop.

 

Jul
11
Wed
Happy Hour & Talk
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Irreverence Abroad: Frederic Church & Mark Twain in the Holy Land

Join James Golden of the Mark Twain House for drinks and snacks, and learn what happened when Hartford-born painter Frederic Church and Mark Twain journeyed to the Holy Land.

Free admission. Cash bar and complimentary snacks—while they last!

Presented in collaboration with The Mark Twain House & Museum, in conjunction with the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage.

 

Jul
13
Fri
Under the Stars Film Series: Roman Holiday
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrate the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage at the Under the Stars Film Series. Each of the four featured films are set in locations visited by the famed Hudson River School artist.

5pm | Live music and an à la carte dinner in the museum’s outdoor courtyard
8:15pm | Film Screening

ROMAN HOLIDAY
While in Rome, a bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman.

1953. USA. 118 min. Not Rated. B&W. Directed by William Wyler. Starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, and Eddie Albert.

 

 

 

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
FREE for Museum Members and Wadsworth Welcome cardholders
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

All Under the Stars Screenings:
Friday, July 13: Roman Holiday
Friday, July 20: Never on Sunday
Friday, July 27: Sirocco
Friday, August 10: Lawrence of Arabia (Part 1)
Saturday, August 11: Lawrence of Arabia (Part 2)

 

Films begin at sundown (approximately 8:15 pm). Please note that portable chairs and coolers are prohibited. The program will move indoors during inclement weather.

 

 

Jul
14
Sat
Second Saturdays: Take a Journey
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Second Saturdays for Families:
Take a Journey

Use your imagination to travel the world! Create your own travel sketchbook and talk to a docent about the adventures of artist Frederic Church. Museum admission is free during Second Saturdays activities.

Free Family Tours:
ABCs: Art, Books, Connections, 10:30–11am
Ask About Art, 11am–noon
Eyes on Art Family Tour, 11:30am–noon

 

Second Saturdays for Families is funded by Aetna. Additional support is provided by the Tinty Foundation; the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; and the George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of American, N.A., and Alan S. Parker, Co-Trustees. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.