Calendar of Events

Aug
14
Sat
Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Aug 14 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 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 8 participants and advance registration is required. This tour is recommended for ages 12 and under. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit. 

Museum admission and tours are free during Second Saturdays for Families activities.

Second Saturdays for Families | Sketch a Scene
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm
Second Saturdays for Families | Sketch a Scene

Join us at the museum for a sketching challenge. With nothing more than a pencil and paper, try your best to draw each still life arrangement in our collection. After, take a tour of the exhibition Milton Avery: The Connecticut Years and learn how the artist sketched and painted local landscapes. Find the Ice Cream for a Dream truck, parked outside the museum from noon–2pm, for a free ice cream while supplies last.

Accompanying digital activity pack includes art-making demonstrations, visual scavenger hunts, close-looking prompts, and story time in English and Spanish. Available on the second Saturday of the month and afterward via thewadsworth.org.

 

Second Saturdays for Families is supported by the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, the Newman’s Own Foundation, and the Charles Nelson Robinson Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.

Aug
28
Sat
Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Aug 28 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 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 8 participants and advance registration is required. This tour is recommended for ages 12 and under. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.

Sep
11
Sat
Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Sep 11 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 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 8 participants and advance registration is required. This tour is recommended for ages 12 and under. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit. 

Museum admission and tours are free during Second Saturdays for Families activities.

Second Saturdays for Families | Carving a Story
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm

Discover how artists carve ivory, boxwood, and a variety of materials to tell a story. Then, pick up a free art kit to illustrate your own tale. Find the Ice Cream for a Dream truck, parked outside the museum from noon–2pm, for a free ice cream while supplies last.

Accompanying digital activity pack includes art-making demonstrations, visual scavenger hunts, close-looking prompts, and story time in English and Spanish. Available on the second Saturday of the month and afterward via thewadsworth.org.

 

Second Saturdays for Families is supported by the Ensworth Charitable Foundation and the Charles Nelson Robinson Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.

Sep
25
Sat
Family Tour | Eyes on Art
Sep 25 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 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 8 participants and advance registration is required. This tour is recommended for ages 12 and under. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.