Calendar of Events

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Finding Light: Novice Photography | Part 2: Online Lightroom & Photoshop Editing Workshop 10:00 am
Finding Light: Novice Photography | Part 2: Online Lightroom & Photoshop Editing Workshop
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Finding Light: Novice Photography | Part 2: Online Lightroom & Photoshop Editing Workshop
A hybrid online/socially distanced photography class offered in collaboration with Defining Studios. Grab your camera to learn about camera functions, techniques, and the basics of lighting and telling a story through the lens in this[...]
Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:30 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the[...]
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler 1:00 pm
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of[...]
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler 11:00 am
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Summer Lawn Party: Jam Out 5:00 pm
Summer Lawn Party: Jam Out
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Lawn Party: Jam Out
Recording artist Tang Sauce’s United Outkast presents a Hip Hop experience with live DJ, dancers, and rap performances. New Haven’s experimental soul ensemble Phat A$tronaut takes the stage to perform meticulously crafted arrangements. The Lost Tribe, a drum-centered Afro-funk fusion ensemble, led by[...]
Live Music and Summer Film Series | A Raisin in the Sun Preceded by the Summer Lawn Party: Jam Out 8:15 pm
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[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of[...]
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler 11:00 am
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Curator Talk: Milton Avery 1:00 pm
Curator Talk: Milton Avery
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Curator Talk: Milton Avery
Before he was celebrated as a purveyor of modernism, artist Milton Avery (1885–1965) acquired the foundation for his groundbreaking paintings in Hartford: first as an art student at the Hartford Art School and later on painting[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of[...]
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler 11:00 am
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:30 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the[...]
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler 1:00 pm
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with[...]
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Virtual Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Virtual Highlights Tour
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual Highlights Tour
Join a docent for a virtual Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Free. Registration required.
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of[...]
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler 11:00 am
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Artist Talk: Christina Forrer / MATRIX 187 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: Christina Forrer / MATRIX 187
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Artist Talk: Christina Forrer / MATRIX 187
You are invited to the Wadsworth’s first in-person exhibition opening in over a year! Join the excitement as artist Christina Forrer opens her MATRIX exhibition with a guided tour of the blistering stories of drama,[...]
Live Music and Summer Film Series | Gloria Preceded by Music Performed by Nekita Waller 7:00 pm
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[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of[...]
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler 11:00 am
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Family Tour | Eyes on Art 11:15 am
Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Aug 14 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Eyes on Art Family Tours take place every second and fourth Saturday and are reserved for families and adults with children. Little ones, strollers, and intergenerational bonding expected! Availability is limited to 8 participants and[...]
Second Saturdays for Families | Sketch A Scene 12:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families | Sketch A Scene
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families | Sketch A Scene
Join us at the museum for a sketching challenge. With nothing more than a pencil and paper, try your best to draw each still life arrangement in our collection. After, take a tour of the[...]
Demonstration: Weaving with the Floor Loom 1:00 pm
Demonstration: Weaving with the Floor Loom
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Demonstration: Weaving with the Floor Loom
Watch as master weavers and artisans from the Hartford Artisans Weaving Center demonstrate the techniques of weaving on the floor loom to create fabric and tapestries. Don’t forget to visit two installations that unravel the[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of[...]
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler 11:00 am
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Demonstration: Weaving with the Floor Loom 1:00 pm
Demonstration: Weaving with the Floor Loom
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Demonstration: Weaving with the Floor Loom
Watch as master weavers and artisans from the Hartford Artisans Weaving Center demonstrate the techniques of weaving on the floor loom to create fabric and tapestries. Don’t forget to visit two installations that unravel the[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:30 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the[...]
Curator Talk: Stories in Ivory and Wood 12:00 pm
Curator Talk: Stories in Ivory and Wood
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Curator Talk: Stories in Ivory and Wood
In the mid-seventeenth century, the carver known as the Master of the Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian created dramatic and emotionally charged works of art in ivory and boxwood. Join curatorial fellow Vanessa Sigalas for a[...]
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler 1:00 pm
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with[...]
Highlights Tour 2:30 pm
Highlights Tour
Aug 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the[...]
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Live Music and Summer Film Series | Beasts of the Southern Wild Preceded by Blues by Acute Inflections 7:00 pm
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[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler 11:00 am
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
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Museum closed
Museum closed
Aug 22 all-day
Museum closed due to severe weather.
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Highlights Tour 11:30 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the[...]
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler 1:00 pm
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Theme Tour | Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with[...]
Highlights Tour 2:30 pm
Highlights Tour
Aug 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the[...]
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Virtual Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Virtual Highlights Tour
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual Highlights Tour
Join a docent for a virtual Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Free. Registration required.
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of[...]
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler 11:00 am
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of[...]
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler 11:00 am
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Family Tour | Eyes on Art 11:15 am
Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Aug 28 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Eyes on Art Family Tours take place every second and fourth Saturday and are reserved for families and adults with children. Little ones, strollers, and intergenerational bonding expected! Availability is limited to 8 participants and[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of[...]
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler 11:00 am
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler
A docent guided tour of this summer’s special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
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