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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Day Art Tour | Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Day Art Tour | Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Apr 4 all-day
Day Art Tour | Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
See The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism, a highly anticipated exhibition that explores the ways Black artists depicted urban life between the 1920s and 1940s. We’ll also visit the reinstallation of more than seven hundred[...]
First Thursdays 5:00 pm
First Thursdays
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
First Thursdays
Escape into art with a new experience every month! Cash bar, nibbles, and more! Harrison’s House of Styles has been an iconic barbershop in downtown Hartford for nearly two decades. See owner Harrison Lopez and[...]
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Film | Occupied City (2023) 2:00 pm
Film | Occupied City (2023)
Apr 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Film | Occupied City (2023)
Based on Bianca Stigter’s book Atlas of an Occupied City, Amsterdam 1940–1945, the film follows daily life under Nazi occupation and reveals the contrast between past atrocities and the bustling modern city. As stories of[...]
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Curator Talk | Against the Grain with Philippe Halbert 1:00 pm
Curator Talk | Against the Grain with Philippe Halbert
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm
Curator Talk | Against the Grain with Philippe Halbert
Tastes change, but “brown furniture” has never gone completely out of style. Join Philippe Halbert, associate curator of American decorative arts, for a close look at highlights from the permanent collection that showcase wood in[...]
Film | Occupied City (2023) 2:00 pm
Film | Occupied City (2023)
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Film | Occupied City (2023)
Based on Bianca Stigter’s book Atlas of an Occupied City, Amsterdam 1940–1945, the film follows daily life under Nazi occupation and reveals the contrast between past atrocities and the bustling modern city. As stories of[...]
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Demonstration | Hair Braiding with Lorie Deka Wise 1:00 pm
Demonstration | Hair Braiding with Lorie Deka Wise
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Demonstration | Hair Braiding with Lorie Deka Wise
Meet us in Styling Identities: Hair’s Tangled Histories for a braiding demonstration with Lorie Deka Wise of Lorie’s African Hair Braiding.
Film | Occupied City (2023) 2:00 pm
Film | Occupied City (2023)
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Film | Occupied City (2023)
Based on Bianca Stigter’s book Atlas of an Occupied City, Amsterdam 1940–1945, the film follows daily life under Nazi occupation and reveals the contrast between past atrocities and the bustling modern city. As stories of[...]
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Public Lecture | Hair to There with Sonya Clark 6:00 pm
Public Lecture | Hair to There with Sonya Clark
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm
Public Lecture | Hair to There with Sonya Clark
Multidisciplinary artist and educator Sonya Clark (MATRIX 184) returns to the Wadsworth to discuss her career and her exploration of hair as a symbol and medium. Clark often incorporates human hair, depictions of hair, and[...]
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Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave 2:00 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Program 1 | 2pm Friday & 7pm Saturday Program 2 | 7pm Friday & 2pm Sunday Program 3 | 2pm Saturday & 7pm Sunday See a selection of captivating shorts from iconic New Wave auteurs[...]
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave 7:00 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Program 1 | 2pm Friday & 7pm Saturday Program 2 | 7pm Friday & 2pm Sunday Program 3 | 2pm Saturday & 7pm Sunday See a selection of captivating shorts from iconic New Wave auteurs[...]
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Second Saturdays for Families | Hair Tales 12:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families | Hair Tales
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families | Hair Tales
Tour Styling Identities: Hair’s Tangled Histories with a docent and learn how each strand tells a unique story of identity, community, and the art of self-expression. Multidisciplinary artist Ashante Kindle conducts an abstract painting workshop[...]
Demonstration | Hair Texture with Carmen Veal Conway 2:00 pm
Demonstration | Hair Texture with Carmen Veal Conway
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Demonstration | Hair Texture with Carmen Veal Conway
Meet us in Styling Identities: Hair’s Tangled Histories for a texture demonstration with Carmen Veal Conway of Brown Skin Women Studio. Conway is a member of the exhibition’s Community Advisory Board. Admission is free during[...]
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave 2:00 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Program 1 | 2pm Friday & 7pm Saturday Program 2 | 7pm Friday & 2pm Sunday Program 3 | 2pm Saturday & 7pm Sunday See a selection of captivating shorts from iconic New Wave auteurs[...]
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave 7:00 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Program 1 | 2pm Friday & 7pm Saturday Program 2 | 7pm Friday & 2pm Sunday Program 3 | 2pm Saturday & 7pm Sunday See a selection of captivating shorts from iconic New Wave auteurs[...]
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Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave 2:00 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Program 1 | 2pm Friday & 7pm Saturday Program 2 | 7pm Friday & 2pm Sunday Program 3 | 2pm Saturday & 7pm Sunday See a selection of captivating shorts from iconic New Wave auteurs[...]
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave 7:00 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Film | Early Short Films of the French New Wave
Program 1 | 2pm Friday & 7pm Saturday Program 2 | 7pm Friday & 2pm Sunday Program 3 | 2pm Saturday & 7pm Sunday See a selection of captivating shorts from iconic New Wave auteurs[...]
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Artful Conversations for Members | Gershwin’s Eye with Olivia Mattis 12:00 pm
Artful Conversations for Members | Gershwin’s Eye with Olivia Mattis
Apr 16 @ 12:00 pm
Artful Conversations for Members | Gershwin’s Eye with Olivia Mattis
The legendary composer of An American in Paris, Rhapsody in Blue, The Man I Love, Porgy and Bess, and so much more had a refined musical ear. But did you know that George Gershwin also[...]
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Concert | Music in the Galleries with Aekyung Kim 1:30 pm
Concert | Music in the Galleries with Aekyung Kim
Apr 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Concert | Music in the Galleries with Aekyung Kim
Drop-in for an informal performance as Hartford-area violist Aekyung Kim plays music by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750). While you listen, explore the Contemporary Photography Highlights on view in Avery Court, including Rosemary Laing’s groundspeed (Rose[...]
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