Calendar of Events

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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Fine Art & Flowers 12:00 pm
Fine Art & Flowers
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fine Art & Flowers
Celebrate spring at the Wadsworth with the return of this popular three-day fundraiser. Arrangements created by florists, garden clubs, and interior designers are showcased throughout the museum beside the artworks that inspired them. Presented by the Friends of[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to[...]
Diane Atsuko Suda: The Art of Ikebana 2:00 pm
Diane Atsuko Suda: The Art of Ikebana
May 1 @ 2:00 pm
Explore the sophisticated and contemporary art form of Ikebana, the Japanese art of arranging floral material.  Join Diane Atsuko Suda, an Ikebana visual artist, for a demonstration of the creation of floral arrangements in the[...]
Music in the Galleries 2:00 pm
Music in the Galleries
May 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jazz music performed by pianist Matt DeChamplain and bassist Nat Reeves in Avery Court. Free with admission. A $5 fundraising surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Fine Art & Flowers. Thank you for[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance[...]
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Member Shopping Days
Member Shopping Days
May 5 all-day
Member Shopping Days
Museum members enjoy an additional 10% off purchases!
Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Member Shopping Days
Member Shopping Days
May 6 all-day
Member Shopping Days
Museum members enjoy an additional 10% off purchases!
Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 6 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Member Shopping Days
Member Shopping Days
May 7 all-day
Member Shopping Days
Museum members enjoy an additional 10% off purchases!
Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 7 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Museum Highlights Tour in French 1:30 pm
Museum Highlights Tour in French
May 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Français – œuvres en vedette. Le musée vous propose un tour guidé en français d’œuvres en vedette. Il y aura une limite de 15 personnes par tour dont le pré-enregistrement est requis. Le port du[...]
Museum Highlights Tour in Spanish 1:30 pm
Museum Highlights Tour in Spanish
May 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Español – Obras destacadas del museo. Una visita guiada por un docente en español de las obras destacadas de la colección. La disponibilidad está limitada a 15 participantes y se requiere pre-inscripción. Se exige que[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Member Shopping Days
Member Shopping Days
May 8 all-day
Member Shopping Days
Museum members enjoy an additional 10% off purchases!
Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Canceled | Public Lecture: American Art Nouveau Ceramics 6:00 pm
Canceled | Public Lecture: American Art Nouveau Ceramics
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Canceled | Public Lecture: American Art Nouveau Ceramics
Due to unforeseen circumstances this lecture has been canceled.  
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Virtual Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Virtual Highlights Tour
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join a docent for a virtual Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Free. Registration required.
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 13 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Free Second Saturdays for Families: Emphasize It 12:00 pm
Free Second Saturdays for Families: Emphasize It
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Free Second Saturdays for Families: Emphasize It
Learn how artists use the elements of art to catch your attention. Create alongside illustrator Bonnie Rose Sullivan to design a superhero cape with an eye-catching focal point. Enjoy a performance by violinist Dongbin Shin.[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 14 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Music in the Galleries: Samuel DeCaprio 1:30 pm
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
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 15 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Virtual Program: In Milton’s Footsteps 6:00 pm
Virtual Program: In Milton’s Footsteps
May 17 @ 6:00 pm
Virtual Program: In Milton's Footsteps
Did you know that Milton Avery spent his formative years in the Hartford area? Join curator Erin Monroe for a virtual talk In Milton’s Footsteps, showcasing the downtown art scene at the turn of the 20th century.[...]
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Evening for Educators: Exploring Milton Avery 4:00 pm
Evening for Educators: Exploring Milton Avery
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Unwind at the Wadsworth at this free after-hours event celebrating our tremendous teachers and their guests. Explore the spring exhibition Milton Avery on your own or sign up for a docent-led tour. Art-making, refreshments, gift[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Canceled | Plein air Weekend 10:00 am
Canceled | Plein air Weekend
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Canceled | Plein air Weekend
This program has been canceled. Registrants will be contacted directly by the Wethersfield Academy for the Arts. In conjunction with the exhibition Milton Avery, learn and practice the art of painting en plein air (in[...]
Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 21 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Museum Highlights Tour in French 1:30 pm
Museum Highlights Tour in French
May 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Français – œuvres en vedette. Le musée vous propose un tour guidé en français d’œuvres en vedette. Il y aura une limite de 15 personnes par tour dont le pré-enregistrement est requis. Le port du[...]
Museum Highlights Tour in Spanish 1:30 pm
Museum Highlights Tour in Spanish
May 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Español – Obras destacadas del museo. Una visita guiada por un docente en español de las obras destacadas de la colección. La disponibilidad está limitada a 15 participantes y se requiere pre-inscripción. Se exige que[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Canceled | Plein air Weekend 10:00 am
Canceled | Plein air Weekend
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Canceled | Plein air Weekend
This program has been canceled. Registrants will be contacted directly by the Wethersfield Academy for the Arts. In conjunction with the exhibition Milton Avery, learn and practice the art of painting en plein air (in[...]
Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Sunday Serenades: Modernist Creations 2:00 pm
Sunday Serenades: Modernist Creations
May 22 @ 2:00 pm
Sunday Serenades: Modernist Creations
Members of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra present an afternoon of Modernist works by Marc Mellits, Igor Stravinsky, Carlos Simon, and Bohuslav Martinů in conjunction with the special exhibition Milton Avery. Join curator Erin Monroe for[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 22 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Virtual Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Virtual Highlights Tour
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join a docent for a virtual Highlights Tour of the permanent collection. Free. Registration required.
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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Highlights Tour 11:00 am
Highlights Tour
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the[...]
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals 12:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Connecticut Originals
May 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A docent guided tour featuring artists who were born or lived in Connecticut. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery 2:30 pm
Special Theme Tour: Milton Avery
May 29 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
A docent guided tour of the exhibition Milton Avery. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from others while[...]
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