Calendar of Events

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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 1 @ 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: Connecticut Connections 3:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Sep 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Discover artworks that feature Connecticut landmarks or were made by people who had connections to the state. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 2 @ 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: Connecticut Connections 3:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Sep 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Discover artworks that feature Connecticut landmarks or were made by people who had connections to the state. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
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Highlights Tour 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 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[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 3 @ 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: Connecticut Connections 3:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Sep 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Discover artworks that feature Connecticut landmarks or were made by people who had connections to the state. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
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Highlights Tour 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 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[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 4 @ 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: Connecticut Connections 3:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Sep 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Discover artworks that feature Connecticut landmarks or were made by people who had connections to the state. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 8 @ 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: Connecticut Connections 3:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Sep 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Discover artworks that feature Connecticut landmarks or were made by people who had connections to the state. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
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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[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 9 @ 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: Connecticut Connections 3:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Sep 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Discover artworks that feature Connecticut landmarks or were made by people who had connections to the state. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
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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[...]
Family Tour: Eyes on Art 12:15 pm
Family Tour: Eyes on Art
Sep 10 @ 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[...]
Highlights Tour 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 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[...]
Family Tour | ABC’s: Art, Books, Connections 1:30 pm
Family Tour | ABC’s: Art, Books, Connections
Sep 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
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[...]
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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Highlights Tour 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 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[...]
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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Premier Member Reception | Fired Up: Glass Today 6:00 pm
Premier Member Reception | Fired Up: Glass Today
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm
Celebrate the opening of Fired Up: Glass Today and the people who support the Wadsworth. Open to Society of Daniel Wadsworth and Atheneum Associates members. 
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Premier Member Preview Day | Fired Up: Glass Today 12:00 pm
Premier Member Preview Day | Fired Up: Glass Today
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Premier Member Preview Day | Fired Up: Glass Today
A major showing of contemporary glass created out of the artists’ desire to connect with their material and engage greater conversations surrounding community. Discover over 50 glassmakers who are pushing boundaries, forging new paths, and[...]
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Member Preview Day | Fired Up: Glass Today 12:00 pm
Member Preview Day | Fired Up: Glass Today
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Member Preview Day | Fired Up: Glass Today
Wadsworth members enjoy a first look at Fired Up: Glass Today before the exhibition opens to the public on September 16, 2022. Not a member? Join today!
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 15 @ 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: Connecticut Connections 3:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Sep 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Discover artworks that feature Connecticut landmarks or were made by people who had connections to the state. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
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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.[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 16 @ 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: Connecticut Connections 3:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Sep 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Discover artworks that feature Connecticut landmarks or were made by people who had connections to the state. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
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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.[...]
Highlights Tour 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 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[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 17 @ 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: Connecticut Connections 3:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Sep 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Discover artworks that feature Connecticut landmarks or were made by people who had connections to the state. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
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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.[...]
Highlights Tour 12:30 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 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[...]
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 18 @ 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: Connecticut Connections 3:30 pm
Theme Tour: Connecticut Connections
Sep 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Discover artworks that feature Connecticut landmarks or were made by people who had connections to the state. Availability is limited to 15 participants and advance registration is recommended. Visitors are required to wear a face[...]
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Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 22 @ 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
Sep 22 @ 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 | Caroline Landau and Jason McDonald 1:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Caroline Landau and Jason McDonald
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Caroline Landau and Jason McDonald
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
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[...]
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today 3:30 pm
Theme Tour | Fired Up: Glass Today
Sep 23 @ 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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Family Tour: Eyes on Art 12:15 pm
Family Tour: Eyes on Art
Sep 24 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Family Tour: Eyes on Art
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[...]
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Sep 24 @ 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 | Caroline Landau and Jason McDonald 1:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Caroline Landau and Jason McDonald
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Caroline Landau and Jason McDonald
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
Sep 24 @ 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
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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Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition 12:30 pm
Theme Tour | Art, Innovation, & Tradition
Sep 25 @ 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 | Caroline Landau and Jason McDonald 1:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Caroline Landau and Jason McDonald
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Hot Shop | Caroline Landau and Jason McDonald
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
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 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
Sep 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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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[...]
The Hot Shop | Pearl Dick and Grace Whiteside 1:00 pm
The Hot Shop | Pearl Dick and Grace Whiteside
Sep 30 @ 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
Sep 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
Sep 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[...]