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

Mar
23
Thu
Docent Tour for Members | New on View
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Docent Tour for Members | New on View

Spot recent changes in the galleries, including new acquisitions like Kudzanai-Violet Hwami’s You are killing my spirit (2021) and more throughout the museum. Keep an eye on your inbox for email invitations and registration links.

Mar
25
Sat
Docent Tour for Members | New on View
Mar 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Docent Tour for Members | New on View

Spot recent changes in the galleries, including new acquisitions like Kudzanai-Violet Hwami’s You are killing my spirit (2021) and more throughout the museum. Keep an eye on your inbox for email invitations and registration links.

Apr
4
Tue
For Members: Artful Conversation with Erin Monroe and Laura Leonard
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
For Members: Artful Conversation with Erin Monroe and Laura Leonard

Get an inside look at the Wadsworth’s newest Spotlight exhibition featuring Alexander Calder textiles from the collection, the first project formed by the Art Bridges Cohort Program. During this virtual program exhibition cocurators Erin Monroe and Laura Leonard discuss how these rarely seen textiles expand the story of modern design and reveal a range of influences on Calder’s materials and motifs, from early New England textiles to Latin and South American designs.

Keep an eye on your inbox for an email invitation and Zoom registration link. Not a member? Join today!

Image: Inge Morath, Calder Painting Gouaches, Roxbury (detail), 1964. Photograph. Gift of the Estate of Inge Morath, 2002.12.1

Apr
20
Thu
Member Morning | Coffee with a Curator
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Morning | Coffee with a Curator

Meet Erin Monroe, Krieble Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture, at Berkins on Main café for coffee and pastries followed by a gallery talk in Alexander Calder: Collaborative Creations. Hear the stories behind two exceptional hooked rugs designed by Alexander Calder and about his creative influences, ranging from early New England textiles to Latin and South American designs. Explore connections between Calder’s textiles and other examples of his work on display.

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Apr
22
Sat
Member Morning: Coffee with a Curator
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Morning: Coffee with a Curator

Meet Laura Leonard, Art Bridges Project Coordinator + Curatorial Researcher American Paintings and Sculpture, at Berkins on Main café for coffee and pastries followed by a gallery talk in Alexander Calder: Collaborative Creations. Hear the stories behind two exceptional hooked rugs designed by Alexander Calder and about his creative influences, ranging from early New England textiles to Latin and South American designs. Explore connections between Calder’s textiles and other examples of his work on display.

Keep an eye on your inbox for an email invitation and registration link. Not a member? Join today!

Apr
28
Fri
Member Morning | Fine Art & Flowers
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Members see the flowers at their freshest, before the fundraiser opens to the public. Not a member? Join today!

May
9
Tue
Artful Conversations for Members with Merik Goma
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Artful Conversations for Members with Merik Goma

Hear from Merik Goma, the Joyce C. Willis Artist in Residence at The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, as he discusses his latest photographic series My Heart is Light in the Void, now on view in The Amistad Center. Keep an eye on your inbox for and email invitation and registration link.

May
18
Thu
Member Preview Morning | I Am Seen…
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Preview Morning | I Am Seen...

See the exhibition I Am Seen…Therefore, I Am: Isaac Julien and Frederick Douglass before it opens to the public. Keep an eye on your email for an invitation to register for a tour with Wadsworth Director Matthew Hargraves.

George Kendall Warren, Frederick Douglass, 1879. Albumen print on Cabinet Card. The Amistad Center for Art & Culture.

May
19
Fri
Member Preview Morning | I Am Seen…
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Preview Morning | I Am Seen...

See the exhibition I Am Seen…Therefore, I Am: Isaac Julien and Frederick Douglass before it opens to the public. Keep an eye on your email for an invitation to register for a tour with Wadsworth Director Matthew Hargraves.

George Kendall Warren, Frederick Douglass, 1879. Albumen print on Cabinet Card. The Amistad Center for Art & Culture.

May
20
Sat
Member Preview Morning | I Am Seen…
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Preview Morning | I Am Seen...

See the exhibition I Am Seen…Therefore, I Am: Isaac Julien and Frederick Douglass before it opens to the public. Keep an eye on your email for an invitation to register for a tour with Wadsworth Director Matthew Hargraves.

George Kendall Warren, Frederick Douglass, 1879. Albumen print on Cabinet Card. The Amistad Center for Art & Culture.