Calendar of Events

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Artful Conversations for Members: Discoveries in Early Photography at the Wadsworth 6:00 pm
Artful Conversations for Members: Discoveries in Early Photography at the Wadsworth
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Artful Conversations for Members: Discoveries in Early Photography at the Wadsworth
Hear about newly discovered early photographs from the collection from the 1840s through the 1940s in a conversation between Allen Phillips, Collection Imaging and Publications Manager, and Director Dr. Matthew Hargraves. Virtual program. Email invitations[...]
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 3 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 3 @ 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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Gallery Talk: Fauveau’s Sainte Genevieve with Vanessa Sigalas and Kat Sarris  1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Fauveau’s Sainte Genevieve with Vanessa Sigalas and Kat Sarris 
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Fauveau’s Sainte Genevieve with Vanessa Sigalas and Kat Sarris 
Félicie de Fauveau (1799-1886) was a pioneering sculptor of the French romantic movement whose works, mostly made in exile in Florence, combine her political and religious enthusiasms. Her marble sculpture Sainte Genevieve, recently acquired by[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 4 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 4 @ 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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Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Nov 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
A docent guided tour exploring artworks throughout history that were groundbreaking in their medium, subjects, or style. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 5 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 5 @ 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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Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Nov 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
A docent guided tour exploring artworks throughout history that were groundbreaking in their medium, subjects, or style. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 6 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 6 @ 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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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 10 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 10 @ 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[...]
MATRIX Past and Present: Stephanie Syjuco and Byron Kim in Conversation  6:00 pm
MATRIX Past and Present: Stephanie Syjuco and Byron Kim in Conversation 
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
MATRIX Past and Present: Stephanie Syjuco and Byron Kim in Conversation 
Artists Stephanie Syjuco (MATRIX 190) and Byron Kim (MATRIX 125) discuss their respective MATRIX exhibitions, their creative practices, and how they approach themes of identity, representation, and history in their work. MATRIX Past and Present[...]
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 11 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 11 @ 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 Tour for Members | The Silver Vault with Brandy Culp 11:00 am
Curator Tour for Members | The Silver Vault with Brandy Culp
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Curator Tour for Members | The Silver Vault with Brandy Culp
Curator Brandy Culp shows off the glorious new installation of historic silver objects in our brand new Silver Vault. Domestic silver objects from the 19th and 19th centuries reveal their secrets! Availability is limited. Email[...]
Second Saturdays for Families: Glass Reflections 12:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families: Glass Reflections
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families: Glass Reflections
Tour Fired Up: Glass Today with one of our knowledgeable docents and learn how artists transform humble materials into striking works of art in the exhibition. Explore color & light at our hands-on light tables and[...]
Family Tour | Eyes on Art 12:15 pm
Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Nov 12 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Eyes on Art Family Tours take place every second Saturday and are reserved for families and adults with children. Little ones, strollers, and intergenerational bonding expected! Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration[...]
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Nov 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
A docent guided tour exploring artworks throughout history that were groundbreaking in their medium, subjects, or style. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
Family Tour | ABCs: Art, Books, Connections  1:30 pm
Family Tour | ABCs: Art, Books, Connections 
Nov 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Family Tour | ABCs: Art, Books, Connections 
Make connections between art and books during this docent-guided tour for young children and accompanying adults. Little ones, strollers, and intergenerational bonding expected! Recommended for ages 6 and under. Availability is limited to 15 participants and[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 12 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 12 @ 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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Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Nov 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
A docent guided tour exploring artworks throughout history that were groundbreaking in their medium, subjects, or style. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 13 @ 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[...]
Sunday Serenades: Fall Fantasies 2:00 pm
Sunday Serenades: Fall Fantasies
Nov 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday Serenades: Fall Fantasies
Members of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra perform a concert of chamber music in conjunction with the special exhibition Fired Up: Glass Today. Before the music begins, join curator Brandy Culp for a gallery talk about[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 13 @ 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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Member Shopping Days 12:00 pm
Member Shopping Days
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Member Shopping Days
Shop in the museum or online anytime via wadsworthshop.org. Members receive 10 percent off in store and online.  
CANCELED | Curator Talk: Stephanie Syjuco / MATRIX 190 with Patricia Hickson 1:00 pm
CANCELED | Curator Talk: Stephanie Syjuco / MATRIX 190 with Patricia Hickson
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELED | Curator Talk: Stephanie Syjuco / MATRIX 190 with Patricia Hickson
This curator talk is canceled. Looking for opportunities to explore Stephanie Syjuco’s MATRIX exhibition? Tune in on November 10 for MATRIX Past and Present: Stephanie Syjuco and Byron Kim in Conversation, and join us for[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Highlights Tour
A docent guided tour exploring artworks throughout history that were groundbreaking in their medium, subjects, or style. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 17 @ 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 Tour for Members | Fired Up: Glass Today with Brandy Culp 11:00 am
Curator Tour for Members | Fired Up: Glass Today with Brandy Culp
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Curator Tour for Members | Fired Up: Glass Today with Brandy Culp
Glass is a medium full of magic and possibility, especially in the hands of artists pushing themselves to innovate with technique, material, and inspiration. See the exhibition with curator Brandy Culp for a closer look[...]
Member Shopping Days 12:00 pm
Member Shopping Days
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Member Shopping Days
Shop in the museum or online anytime via wadsworthshop.org. Members receive 10 percent off in store and online.  
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 18 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 18 @ 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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Encounters: Art, Activism, and AIDS  10:00 am
Encounters: Art, Activism, and AIDS 
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Encounters: Art, Activism, and AIDS 
The AIDS epidemic has touched communities in Hartford and around the globe and artists have played a key role in reshaping the narrative through responses to stigmatization, a lack of public education, and government inaction[...]
Member Shopping Days 12:00 pm
Member Shopping Days
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Member Shopping Days
Shop in the museum or online anytime via wadsworthshop.org. Members receive 10 percent off in store and online.  
Theme Tour | Art, Tradition, & Innovation 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Tradition, & Innovation
Nov 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Tradition, & Innovation
A docent guided tour exploring artworks throughout history that were groundbreaking in their medium, subjects, or style. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 19 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 19 @ 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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Member Shopping Days 12:00 pm
Member Shopping Days
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Member Shopping Days
Shop in the museum or online anytime via wadsworthshop.org. Members receive 10 percent off in store and online.  
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Nov 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
A docent guided tour exploring artworks throughout history that were groundbreaking in their medium, subjects, or style. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
Gallery Talk: The Spell of the Studio: Balthus’ Portrait of Mrs. Cooley, 1937 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: The Spell of the Studio: Balthus’ Portrait of Mrs. Cooley, 1937
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk: The Spell of the Studio: Balthus’ Portrait of Mrs. Cooley, 1937
Balthus (1908-2001) is one of the most controversial European painters of the twentieth century. Little known during the 1930’s, the Wadsworth played a crucial role in advancing Balthus’s status as a leading modern artist. Join[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 20 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 20 @ 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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Closed for Thanksgiving Day
Closed for Thanksgiving Day
Nov 24 all-day
The museum is closed for Thanksgiving Day.
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 25 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 25 @ 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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Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Nov 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
A docent guided tour exploring artworks throughout history that were groundbreaking in their medium, subjects, or style. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 26 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 26 @ 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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Museum Store Sunday 12:00 pm
Museum Store Sunday
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Museum Store Sunday
THE day to shop and support museum stores worldwide. Receive a free gift with purchase, dig for a discount in our festive fishbowl, and enjoy free shipping on online orders. Learn more.  
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Nov 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
A docent guided tour exploring artworks throughout history that were groundbreaking in their medium, subjects, or style. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is required. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Nov 27 @ 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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Nov 27 @ 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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Away Message Party 6:00 pm
Away Message Party
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Away Message Party
Turn on your away message, shut off Zoom, and break out your ugly holiday sweater. The winter holiday season officially begins at the Wadsworth with the first look at our annual Festival of Trees &[...]