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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (Film Program)

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (Film Program)

The Aetna Theater, 600 Main Street

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Don’t miss out on this gem, America’s oldest public-art museum, which also screens the best in independent and art films. At the Aetna, you’ll find yourself in a magnificent Art Deco theater, first built to house George Balanchine’s Ballets Russes. This locale is a winner for anyone with a taste of the artistic and the offbeat. Wine, beer, and snacks are available before showtime in the theater’s Loctite Lobby. Film discussions take place after each film screening.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (Film Program) Information

  • Public Transportation: Good (see museum information)
  • Handicapped Accessibility: Good
  • Performances/Programs: Independent and art films
  • Ticket Prices: General admission $9, students and seniors $8, museum members $7, Film Buff members $3.50, Film Star members free
  • Hours: Tuesday–Friday 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., closed Monday. First Thursdays 11 a.m.–8 p.m.