Calendar of Events

Dec
9
Thu
Festival of Trees & Traditions @ The Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 9 @ 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.

The Festival of Trees is open during regular museum hours, Thursday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

Ugly Sweater Karaoke @ Mattatuck Museum
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Do you love to sing along to holiday songs? Or how about non-holiday songs? Grab your friends and ugliest sweaters and join us for The MATT’s first-ever karaoke event in the new-and-improved Performing Arts Center! If you don’t like to sing, you can also choose to lip-sync to your favorite tunes.

Tickets include two complimentary beverages with additional food and drinks available for purchase
from The Art of Yum Café @ The MATT.

Dec
10
Fri
Festival of Trees & Traditions @ The Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 10 @ 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.

The Festival of Trees is open during regular museum hours, Thursday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

Dec
11
Sat
Festival of Trees & Traditions @ The Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 11 @ 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.

The Festival of Trees is open during regular museum hours, Thursday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

Dec
12
Sun
Florence Griswold Museum – Drop-In Holiday Crafts @ Florence Griswold Museum
Dec 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

DROP-IN HOLIDAY CRAFTS: Miss Florence’s Ongoing Birthday Bash

Sundays, December 5, 12, and 19, 11am-3pm 

Free with Museum Admission

The Museum’s namesake 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 @ The Wadsworth @ Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec 12 @ 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.

The Festival of Trees is open during regular museum hours, Thursday-Sunday, noon-5pm.

Dec
18
Sat
Ice Is Nice! A Family Winter Extravaganza @ Mattatuck Museum
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Looking for some winter fun? Join the Mattatuck Museum and the YMCA for family arts and crafts activities and an ice carving demonstration by Ice Matters. At 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm we will have mini workshops teaching parents and kids how to create their own holiday ornaments and a snowperson and snowflakes. At 2:00 pm head to our heated rooftop terrace for cookies and hot chocolate with marshmallows and a 90 minute ice carving demonstration with Ice Matters.

Register Here

Ice Matters™ is a Professional Ice Carving Company located in Cheshire, CT.

Support provided by the American Savings Foundation. 

Dec
19
Sun
Florence Griswold Museum – Drop-In Holiday Crafts @ Florence Griswold Museum
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

DROP-IN HOLIDAY CRAFTS: Miss Florence’s Ongoing Birthday Bash

Sundays, December 5, 12, and 19, 11am-3pm 

Free with Museum Admission

The Museum’s namesake 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.