Calendar of Events

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Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Oct 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore 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 mask/covering and encouraged to[...]
The Hot Shop | Pearl Dick and Grace Whiteside 1:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Pearl Dick and Grace Whiteside
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Pearl Dick and Grace Whiteside
Due to a rainy forecast Saturday’s Hot Shop is canceled. Visit Sunday, October 2 from noon-4:30pm to see artists Pearl Dick and Grace Whiteside in action.
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore 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 mask/covering and encouraged to[...]
The Hot Shop | Pearl Dick and Grace Whiteside 1:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Pearl Dick and Grace Whiteside
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Pearl Dick and Grace Whiteside
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.[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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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Artful Conversations for Members: Van Gogh’s Biography Through His Self-Portraits  12:00 pm
Artful Conversations for Members: Van Gogh’s Biography Through His Self-Portraits 
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Artful Conversations for Members: Van Gogh’s Biography Through His Self-Portraits 
Vincent van Gogh’s 1887 Self-Portrait recently returned to the Wadsworth after joining fifteen of the artist’s self-portraits from collections around the world in a landmark exhibition at the Courtauld Gallery, London. For more than a century,[...]
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 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
Oct 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[...]
Artist Talk: Stephanie Syjuco / MATRIX 190 5:00 pm
Artist Talk: Stephanie Syjuco / MATRIX 190
Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm
Artist Talk: Stephanie Syjuco / MATRIX 190
Artist Stephanie Syjuco uses photography as a means of reframing the museum collection and exploring America’s colonial history in her MATRIX exhibition. Syjuco will discuss her process of working with the museum’s registration, photography, and[...]
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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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Second Saturdays for Families: Latinx Heritage Day 12:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families: Latinx Heritage Day
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families: Latinx Heritage Day
Join us at the museum to celebrate Latinx heritage and culture with art making, storytelling, and performances. Admission is free noon-2 pm on Second Saturdays. Design a Carnival mask with Multi-Cultural Learning Center Bomba de Aquí.  Participate in[...]
Family Tours: Eyes on Art 12:15 pm
Family Tours: Eyes on Art
Oct 8 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
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 15 participants and advance[...]
Family Tours | ABC’s: Art, Books, Connections 1:30 pm
Family Tours | ABC’s: Art, Books, Connections
Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Family Tours | ABC's: 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
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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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The Hot Shop | Moshe Bursuker and Hartford Art School 12:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Moshe Bursuker and Hartford Art School
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Moshe Bursuker and Hartford Art School
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.[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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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The Hot Shop | Finale with Phil Vinson and Arthur Wilson 12:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Finale with Phil Vinson and Arthur Wilson
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Finale with Phil Vinson and Arthur Wilson
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.[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 14 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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[...]
Conversation with an Artist: Amber Cowan 5:00 pm
Conversation with an Artist: Amber Cowan
Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm
Conversation with an Artist: Amber Cowan
From the dustbin of American design, Amber Cowan creates glass sculptures that tell stories of self-discovery, escapism, and loneliness. Come meet this internationally acclaimed glass artist and see how she uses recycled, upcycled, and second-life[...]
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Lawn Party: Glass Rodeo 12:00 pm
Lawn Party: Glass Rodeo
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lawn Party: Glass Rodeo
Glass artists come together for a rodeo-style Hot Shop glass fest! Take part in an afternoon full of demonstrations by local glassblowers who master nature’s most volatile medium. Bring your crew for artmaking, live music,[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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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Evening for Educators 4:00 pm
Evening for Educators
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Evening for Educators
We honor the amazing educators in our communities. Join us for an evening celebrating the teachers among us – all educators welcome. Attendees are invited to stay for the public lecture by Native American art[...]
Public Lecture: Clearly Indigenous with Dr. Letitia Chambers 5:00 pm
Public Lecture: Clearly Indigenous with Dr. Letitia Chambers
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm
Public Lecture: Clearly Indigenous with Dr. Letitia Chambers
Letitia Chambers, PhD, (Cherokee) is a scholar and collector of Native American art and the curator behind Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass, the most comprehensive exhibition and catalogue to date examining the contributions[...]
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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: Whistler’s “Alone with the Tide” with Matthew Hargraves and Erin Monroe 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Whistler’s “Alone with the Tide” with Matthew Hargraves and Erin Monroe
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Whistler’s "Alone with the Tide" with Matthew Hargraves and Erin Monroe
American artist James McNeill Whistler divided his time between Paris and London throughout his career. In the autumn of 1861, he spent three months on the coast of northern France to recover from illness. While[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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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The Emily Hall Tremaine Lecture in Contemporary Art with Justine Kurland  5:00 pm
The Emily Hall Tremaine Lecture in Contemporary Art with Justine Kurland 
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm
The Emily Hall Tremaine Lecture in Contemporary Art with Justine Kurland 
Photographer Justine Kurland is known for her photographs of American landscapes and the fringe communities that inhabit them. Her monumental series Girl Pictures (1997–2002) documents teenage girls as rebels at play in bucolic frontier landscapes.[...]
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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 Tour | Beyond Death 11:00 am
Member Tour | Beyond Death
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Tour | Beyond Death
Halloween comes but once a year – start the scary season off right with a tour of spiritual, surreal, and supernatural artwork. We will take you through our galleries and beyond the beyond in this[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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 Tour | Beyond Death 11:00 am
Member Tour | Beyond Death
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Tour | Beyond Death
Halloween comes but once a year – start the scary season off right with a tour of spiritual, surreal, and supernatural artwork. We will take you through our galleries and beyond the beyond in this[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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
Oct 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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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