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

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Conservator Talk with Casey Mallinckrodt and Kat Sarris: Dighton’s Silver Punch Bowl 1:00 pm
Conservator Talk with Casey Mallinckrodt and Kat Sarris: Dighton’s Silver Punch Bowl
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Conservator Talk with Casey Mallinckrodt and Kat Sarris: Dighton’s Silver Punch Bowl
English silversmith Isaac Dighton fashioned silver objects for London’s well-to-do at the end of the seventeenth century, including an ornately decorated punch bowl housed in the Wadsworth’s collection. Objects conservator Casey Mallinckrodt and conservation assistant[...]
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Second Saturdays for Families: Silver Elements 12:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families: Silver Elements
Sep 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families: Silver Elements
Preview  our new Silver Vault and discover how artisans transformed the material into innovative drinking vessels and other decorative artworks. Watch while master silversmith Stephen P. Smithers demonstrates colonial American silversmithing techniques. Afterward, design your[...]
CANCELED | Performance: Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6) 2:00 pm
CANCELED | Performance: Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6)
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm
Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6) performances are canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.  Ticket purchases will be refunded automatically. Ticket-holders may present their original email confirmation for complementary same-day admission. Tsabar’s Melodies of Certain Damage[...]
CANCELED | Performance: Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6) 4:00 pm
CANCELED | Performance: Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6)
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6) performances are canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.  Ticket purchases will be refunded automatically. Ticket-holders may present their original email confirmation for complementary same-day admission. Tsabar’s Melodies of Certain Damage[...]
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CANCELED | Performance: Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6) 2:00 pm
CANCELED | Performance: Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6)
Sep 11 @ 2:00 pm
Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6) performances are canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.  Ticket purchases will be refunded automatically. Ticket-holders may present their original email confirmation for complementary same-day admission. Tsabar’s Melodies of Certain Damage[...]
CANCELED | Performance: Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6) 4:00 pm
CANCELED | Performance: Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6)
Sep 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 6) performances are canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.  Ticket purchases will be refunded automatically. Ticket-holders may present their original email confirmation for complementary same-day admission. Tsabar’s Melodies of Certain Damage[...]
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Member Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today with Brandy Culp 11:00 am
Member Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today with Brandy Culp
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today with Brandy Culp
Wadsworth members enjoy a special look at Fired Up: Glass Today with curator Brandy Culp. Availability is limited. Email invitations will be sent with registration links.
The Hot Shop | Joseph Ivacic, Phil Vinson, and Moshe Bursuker 12:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Joseph Ivacic, Phil Vinson, and Moshe Bursuker
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Joseph Ivacic, Phil Vinson, and Moshe Bursuker
Demonstrations: 1-2:30pm Drop-in: noon-4:30pm A temporary glass-working studio at the museum. Experience this magical art form live and get a firsthand look at the tools, techniques, and processes used in creating art from molten glass.[...]
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Member Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today with Brandy Culp 11:00 am
Member Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today with Brandy Culp
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today with Brandy Culp
Wadsworth members enjoy a special look at Fired Up: Glass Today with curator Brandy Culp. Availability is limited. Email invitations will be sent with registration links.
The Hot Shop | Joseph Ivacic, Phil Vinson, and Moshe Bursuker 12:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Joseph Ivacic, Phil Vinson, and Moshe Bursuker
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Joseph Ivacic, Phil Vinson, and Moshe Bursuker
Demonstrations: 1-2:30pm Drop-in: noon-4:30pm A temporary glass-working studio at the museum. Experience this magical art form live and get a firsthand look at the tools, techniques, and processes used in creating art from molten glass.[...]
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The Hot Shop | Joseph Ivacic, Phil Vinson, and Moshe Bursuker 12:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Joseph Ivacic, Phil Vinson, and Moshe Bursuker
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Joseph Ivacic, Phil Vinson, and Moshe Bursuker
Demonstrations: 1-2:30pm Drop-in: noon-4:30pm A temporary glass-working studio at the museum. Experience this magical art form live and get a firsthand look at the tools, techniques, and processes used in creating art from molten glass.[...]
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to observe a safe social distance from[...]
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Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Sep 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
An inside look at the works of art and stories presented in the special exhibition. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and encouraged to[...]
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Curator Talk with Brandy Culp | Fired Up: Glass Today 1:00 pm
Curator Talk with Brandy Culp | Fired Up: Glass Today
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Curator Talk with Brandy Culp | Fired Up: Glass Today
Glass is a medium full of magic and possibility, championed by artists who are innovating through techniques, materials, and personal inspirations. Follow Brandy Culp, curator of Fired Up: Glass Today, as she sheds light on[...]