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Community Day: Happy Birthday NBMAA!

April 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the NBMAA’s birthday with a special Community Day! For this momentous anniversary, we invite families to explore the Museum, and learn about our collections in an immersive and hands-on way.
At 1 p.m., join our knowledgeable docents for a Gallery Talk focusing on Louise Jones’s mural, Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, which features Connecticut-native plants and flowers. Then at 2 p.m., watch the Hartford Ballet Theatre Company create art through motion, as they perform excerpts from Sleeping Beauty.
Throughout the day children and families can participate in drop-in art activities. In the American Savings Foundation Art & Education Center, art studio participants can craft their own Georgia O’Keeffe-inspired paper flowers. Explore the Museum’s expansive permanent collection to discover the locations of the Art Carts where even more hands-on activities await.


New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT 06052 United States
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