Exhibitions and programs are held throughout the year. The following list reflects currently scheduled events. Please check back frequently as events are added regularly.
On view in the Slater Atrium August 13, 2017 through January 15, 2018
This special exhibition will offer a fresh perspective on the Slater family’s Grand Tour.
The images displayed, many on public view for the first time, are from the collection of photographs the Slaters took themselves or purchased on their ‘round the world journey of 1894/95.
On view January 28 through March 16, 2018. Now in its 74th year, the Annual CT Artists Juried Exhibition features paintings, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, graphics and photography by resident artists of Connecticut.
Join us Sunday, January 28nd from 1-3 pm in the Converse Art Gallery for the Opening Reception and Awards, a special event for artists, friends and the public.
CALL TO ARTISTS: Click here to download the 2018 prospectus.
Declined works may be collected Wednesday, January 24 through Friday, January 26 from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm: Saturday and Sunday, January 27 & 28 from 1 pm – 3:30 pm. All declined work must be collected at these dates/times at the MAIN RECEPTION DESK/VISITOR CENTER of the museum. A $5 per day late fee will be charged thereafter.
Accepted work will be displayed in the Converse Gallery through Friday, March 16, 2018. Displayed works must be collected Saturday, March 17 or Sunday, March 18, from 1 pm – 3:30 pm or Monday, March 19, from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm at the MAIN RECEPTION DESK/VISITOR CENTER. A $5 per day late fee will be charged thereafter.
Our 2018 juror is Michelle Hargrave. Hargrave is Deputy Director at theNew Britain Museum of American Art and has seventeen years of experience leading complex exhibition projects, international partnerships, and institutional development. In her former position as the Curator and China Initiative Project Director at The American Federation of Arts in New York, Hargrave worked with internationally renowned collections, institutions, and curators in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to develop and implement traveling art exhibitions at multiple domestic and international venues. While there, she established and managed partnerships with the Brooklyn Museum; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; and National Gallery of Art, DC; and internationally, with the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto; Birmingham Museums Trust; École des Beaux-Arts Paris; Glasgow Museums; Nanjing Museum; among others. She also spearheaded AFA’s China Initiative, which fosters partnerships between American and Chinese museums. Prior to joining the AFA in 2011, she worked as Associate Curator at the Bard Graduate Center in New York City. Hargrave holds an M.A. from the Bard Graduate Center in the history of decorative arts, design, and culture.
Image: Edge of Consciousness by Bob Desaulnier, 2017 CT Artists Juried Exhibition Award Winner