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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Curator Talk: Lisa Alvarado / MATRIX 192 / Spinning Echo 1:00 pm
Curator Talk: Lisa Alvarado / MATRIX 192 / Spinning Echo
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Curator Talk: Lisa Alvarado / MATRIX 192 / Spinning Echo
Lisa Alvarado’s free-hanging works challenge traditional boundaries between painting and textile, sound and material, and art and life. In her MATRIX exhibition, six new abstract paintings hang within a site-specific installation of floor sculptures and[...]
Film: Saint Omer (2022) 2:00 pm
Film: Saint Omer (2022)
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Saint Omer (2022)
This captivating French legal drama explores the real-life case of Laurence Coly (Guslagie Malanda), an immigrant woman charged with the murder of her child. Through the eyes of Rama (Kayije Kagame), a novelist and professor[...]
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Film: Saint Omer (2022) 2:00 pm
Film: Saint Omer (2022)
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Saint Omer (2022)
This captivating French legal drama explores the real-life case of Laurence Coly (Guslagie Malanda), an immigrant woman charged with the murder of her child. Through the eyes of Rama (Kayije Kagame), a novelist and professor[...]
Film: Saint Omer (2022) 7:00 pm
Film: Saint Omer (2022)
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm
Film: Saint Omer (2022)
This captivating French legal drama explores the real-life case of Laurence Coly (Guslagie Malanda), an immigrant woman charged with the murder of her child. Through the eyes of Rama (Kayije Kagame), a novelist and professor[...]
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Film: Saint Omer (2022) 2:00 pm
Film: Saint Omer (2022)
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Saint Omer (2022)
This captivating French legal drama explores the real-life case of Laurence Coly (Guslagie Malanda), an immigrant woman charged with the murder of her child. Through the eyes of Rama (Kayije Kagame), a novelist and professor[...]
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Adult Art Class: After-hours Figure Drawing with Peter Cusack 6:00 pm
Adult Art Class: After-hours Figure Drawing with Peter Cusack
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Adult Art Class: After-hours Figure Drawing with Peter Cusack
Explore visual expression with Connecticut artist Peter Cusack through two sessions that cover a range of techniques to capture the human form. Experience this pivotal component of classical arts education drawing from a nude model[...]
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Member Morning: Coffee with a Curator 11:00 am
Member Morning: Coffee with a Curator
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am
Member Morning: Coffee with a Curator
Meet Erin Monroe, Krieble Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture, and Laura Leonard, Art Bridges Project Coordinator + Curatorial Researcher, at Berkins on Main café for coffee and pastries followed by a gallery talk in[...]
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991) 2:00 pm
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991)
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991)
Young Soul Rebels masterfully combines thriller and gay love story elements with a larger exploration of London’s political and cultural landscape in the late 1970s. The film follows two friends, Chris and Caz, who run[...]
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Member Perk | See “Object Lessons in American Art” at the FloGris 10:00 am
Member Perk | See “Object Lessons in American Art” at the FloGris
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Member Perk | See "Object Lessons in American Art" at the FloGris
For two days only Wadsworth members can visit the FloGris for FREE to see Object Lessons in American Art: Selections from the Princeton University Art Museum. This groundbreaking exhibition features four centuries of works from[...]
Free Second Saturdays for Families: Booming Backdrops 12:00 pm
Free Second Saturdays for Families: Booming Backdrops
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Free Second Saturdays for Families: Booming Backdrops
Discover how MATRIX artist Lisa Alvarado creates meditative, patterned works that echo non-Western traditions of abstraction. Use sand to design a colorful geometric configuration. Work alongside artist and graphic designer Lindaluz Carrillo to develop a[...]
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991) 2:00 pm
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991)
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991)
Young Soul Rebels masterfully combines thriller and gay love story elements with a larger exploration of London’s political and cultural landscape in the late 1970s. The film follows two friends, Chris and Caz, who run[...]
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991) 7:00 pm
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991)
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991)
Young Soul Rebels masterfully combines thriller and gay love story elements with a larger exploration of London’s political and cultural landscape in the late 1970s. The film follows two friends, Chris and Caz, who run[...]
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Member Perk | See “Object Lessons in American Art” at the FloGris 10:00 am
Member Perk | See “Object Lessons in American Art” at the FloGris
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Member Perk | See "Object Lessons in American Art" at the FloGris
For two days only Wadsworth members can visit the FloGris for FREE to see Object Lessons in American Art: Selections from the Princeton University Art Museum. This groundbreaking exhibition features four centuries of works from[...]
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991) 2:00 pm
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991)
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Young Soul Rebels (1991)
Young Soul Rebels masterfully combines thriller and gay love story elements with a larger exploration of London’s political and cultural landscape in the late 1970s. The film follows two friends, Chris and Caz, who run[...]
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Adult Art Class: After-hours Figure Drawing with Peter Cusack 6:00 pm
Adult Art Class: After-hours Figure Drawing with Peter Cusack
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Adult Art Class: After-hours Figure Drawing with Peter Cusack
Explore visual expression with Connecticut artist Peter Cusack through two sessions that cover a range of techniques to capture the human form. Experience this pivotal component of classical arts education drawing from a nude model[...]
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Member Evening at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum, Old Wethersfield 5:30 pm
Member Evening at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum, Old Wethersfield
Aug 17 @ 5:30 pm
Member Evening at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum, Old Wethersfield
Curator Talk: Colonial Then and Now 5:30pm reception, 6:30pm presentation  Discover the legacies of collecting and preserving the past shared by the Webb Deane Stevens Museum and the Wadsworth Atheneum. Join Philippe Halbert, Interim Curator[...]
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Film: Joyland (2023) 2:00 pm
Film: Joyland (2023)
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Joyland (2023)
Joyland tells two queer love stories that intersect in unique ways. This film about the liberation of desire challenges the rigid gender roles and social norms that are deeply embedded in Pakistani society and shows[...]
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Film: Joyland (2023) 2:00 pm
Film: Joyland (2023)
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Joyland (2023)
Joyland tells two queer love stories that intersect in unique ways. This film about the liberation of desire challenges the rigid gender roles and social norms that are deeply embedded in Pakistani society and shows[...]
Film: Joyland (2023) 7:00 pm
Film: Joyland (2023)
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm
Film: Joyland (2023)
Joyland tells two queer love stories that intersect in unique ways. This film about the liberation of desire challenges the rigid gender roles and social norms that are deeply embedded in Pakistani society and shows[...]
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Film: Joyland (2023) 2:00 pm
Film: Joyland (2023)
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Joyland (2023)
Joyland tells two queer love stories that intersect in unique ways. This film about the liberation of desire challenges the rigid gender roles and social norms that are deeply embedded in Pakistani society and shows[...]
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POSTPONED | Stories in Silver: The Nutmeg Grater and the Pepper Pot 5:30 pm
POSTPONED | Stories in Silver: The Nutmeg Grater and the Pepper Pot
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
POSTPONED | Stories in Silver: The Nutmeg Grater and the Pepper Pot
This program has been postponed. A new date will be announced when available.  Spice up your summer as curators Linda Roth and Philippe Halbert discuss the historic connections between silver and the spice trade. Sip[...]
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Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001) 2:00 pm
Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)
This beautiful and fantastical romance explores the search for true happiness in the most unexpected places. Brimming with magical realism, sensuality, and humor, the film follows Yosuke Sasano, an unemployed businessman who arrives in a[...]
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Gallery Talk: Sound Walk with Adam Lenz 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Sound Walk with Adam Lenz
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Sound Walk with Adam Lenz
Join composer, sound artist, and museum educator Adam Lenz for an inside look at artworks in the Wadsworth’s collection that engage with music, sound, and auditory histories. The talk ends in Lisa Alvarado / MATRIX[...]
Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001) 2:00 pm
Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)
This beautiful and fantastical romance explores the search for true happiness in the most unexpected places. Brimming with magical realism, sensuality, and humor, the film follows Yosuke Sasano, an unemployed businessman who arrives in a[...]
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001) 7:00 pm
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)
This beautiful and fantastical romance explores the search for true happiness in the most unexpected places. Brimming with magical realism, sensuality, and humor, the film follows Yosuke Sasano, an unemployed businessman who arrives in a[...]
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Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001) 2:00 pm
Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)
This beautiful and fantastical romance explores the search for true happiness in the most unexpected places. Brimming with magical realism, sensuality, and humor, the film follows Yosuke Sasano, an unemployed businessman who arrives in a[...]
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