Calendar of Events

Nov
30
Wed
Away Message Party at the Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Turn on your away message, shut off Zoom, and break out your ugly holiday sweater. The winter holiday season officially begins at the Wadsworth with the first look at our annual Festival of Trees & Traditions. Spend some quality time with friends, enjoy delicious bites, festive drinks, music, and more in the lavishly decorated galleries. Must be twenty-one and over to attend. Tickets are limitedregistration required. $25; $15 members 

Dec
1
Thu
Festival of Trees & Traditions at the Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the holidays by enjoying trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations. All items are for sale and help support the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses. Click here for the schedule of entertainment.

A $5 fundraising surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Festival of Trees & Traditions. Skip the line! Book your tickets online.

Florence Griswold Museum: Fresh Greens Wreath Making Workshop @ Florence Griswold Museum
Dec 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

$50 (Museum Members 10% discount); limited to 22 adults 18+, all materials included

with Linda Turner, Gardens Coordinator and Petie Reed, Perennial Harmony

Create your own one-of-a-kind natural wreath from scratch. Hosts will provide an assortment of greens, bows, pinecones, and other seasonal decor and guide you through the process of making a 24″ wreath. Program to benefit the Museum’s historic gardens.

Dec
2
Fri
Festival of Trees and Traditions at the Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the holidays by enjoying trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations. All items are for sale and help support the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses. Click here for the schedule of entertainment.

A $5 fundraising surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Festival of Trees & Traditions. Skip the line! Book your tickets online.

Dec
3
Sat
Festival of Trees and Traditions at the Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the holidays by enjoying trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations. All items are for sale and help support the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses. Click here for the schedule of entertainment.

A $5 fundraising surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Festival of Trees & Traditions. Skip the line! Book your tickets online.

Dec
4
Sun
Florence Griswold Museum: Drop-in Holiday Crafts @ Florence Griswold Museum
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission, no advance reservations required

The Museum’s namesake, Miss Florence Griswold, was born on Christmas Day in 1850. To celebrate, the Museum is hosting three Sundays of drop-in crafting parties complete with birthday treats. Come and create and wish Miss Florence a very happy birthday.

Festival of Trees & Traditions at the Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the holidays by enjoying trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations. All items are for sale and help support the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses. Click here for the schedule of entertainment.

A $5 fundraising surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Festival of Trees & Traditions. Skip the line! Book your tickets online.

Dec
8
Thu
Festival of Trees & Traditions at the Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the holidays by enjoying trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations. All items are for sale and help support the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses. Click here for the schedule of entertainment.

A $5 fundraising surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Festival of Trees & Traditions. Skip the line! Book your tickets online.

Dec
9
Fri
Festival of Trees and Traditions at the Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the holidays by enjoying trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations. All items are for sale and help support the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses. Click here for the schedule of entertainment.

A $5 fundraising surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Festival of Trees & Traditions. Skip the line! Book your tickets online.

Dec
10
Sat
Festival of Trees and Traditions at the Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the holidays by enjoying trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations. All items are for sale and help support the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses. Click here for the schedule of entertainment.

A $5 fundraising surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Festival of Trees & Traditions. Skip the line! Book your tickets online.