Calendar of Events

Artini Hour, at Mystic Museum of Art @ Mystic Museum of Art
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Mix cocktails and your creativity for your next happy hour!

January 11: Draw a Zentangle fish on a round tile—Zendala! Our certified Zentangle teacher will provide you with a fish outline and step by step instruction for filling it with tangles.  We provide instruction, supplies, a tasty beverage & plenty of time to socialize. Call to register: 860.536.7601 x209.

February 8: Make heart-shaped greeting cards for family and close friends. We provide instruction, supplies, a tasty beverage & plenty of time to socialize. Call to register: 860.536.7601 x209



Hill-Stead Valentine’s Day Toast – Museum Extended Hours @ Hill-Stead Museum
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A Romantic Start to your Evening

On your way to dinner, stop at Hill-Stead Museum for Valentine’s Day Toast!

A romantic stop at Hill-Stead for a glass of bubbly and a stroll through the museum is the perfect was start your Valentines evening! The museum is staying open until 6pm just for you and your special guest. Start with a complimentary toast on the Carriage Porch and then an intimate walk through the collection of impressionist artwork and magnificent period rooms aglow in the evening light. Complete your visit with a browse of hand-selected Valentine’s merchandise in the Museum Shop, including gourmet chocolate!

Regular Museum admission rates apply; Museum Members are FREE.

Mystic Museum of Art Family Night @ Mystic Museum of Art
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm and art activities await you at MMoA Family Night. Drop by for face-painting, hands-on art making, and a gallery game. View Young At Art, an exhibition of artwork from local young people ages 0 to 18.

A special discount on family memberships will be offered beginning with this event through the run of the YAA exhibition.

A Drawing Party – FUAM @ Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries and SmART Classroom
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come alone or grab some friends for a relaxing evening at the museum! Visit the museum on Tuesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. to sketch in the gallery inspired by the exhibition The Holy Name. Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age or create still lifes in the classroom studio.

Drawing supplies and refreshments will be provided.

The event is presented in partnership with The Arts Club and conjunction with the exhibition The Holy Name. Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age.

Image: Carlo Maratti, Apotheosis of Saint Francis Xavier (detail), ca. 1674-79. The Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, NY