• Wadsworth Atheneum – Second Saturday, December Meeting, and Display Break Down

    On Saturday, December 14, ConnLUG members will meet at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford. The Wadsworth holds its "Second Saturdays" throughout the year to offer visitors the opportunity to come to the museum for free. ConnLUG is going to be at the museum from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday. First, to staff the ConnLUG display tables for the Second Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. At 1:00 PM, we are closing the doors and holding a ConnLUG meeting in the Hartford Courant room. This will be an opportunity to discuss the year in review, talk about 2020, and to break down our display from the Festival of…

  • Wadsworth Atheneum

    ConnLUG and the Wadsworth Atheneum are thrilled to bring LEGO and the holiday spirit to Hartford for another amazing year of The Festival of Trees and Traditions. We will be exhibiting a holiday themed display, individual and group MOCs and sets, and the annual favorite, the life-size DUPLO® Tree, donated to the Wadsworth Atheneum by LEGO in Billund, Denmark. Come join us to support ConnLUG and the arts at this warm and welcoming fun festival. Play brick will be provided for guests and patrons to enjoy.

  • Wadsworth Atheneum – Set Up Day 2

    Setup for the Wadsworth Atheneum Festival of Trees and Traditions continues on Sunday, November 24th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Please bring any and all MOCs that you wish to display. Assistance from ConnLUG members is appreciated as we set up our holiday themed layout, individual MOCs, and the LEGO DUPLO® Tree.

  • Wadsworth Atheneum – Set Up Day 1

    Setup for the Wadsworth Atheneum Festival of Trees and Traditions begins on Saturday, November 23rd from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Please bring any and all MOCs that you wish to display. Assistance from ConnLUG members is appreciated as we set up our holiday themed layout, individual MOCs, and the LEGO DUPLO® Tree.

  • Sculpting Creativity at the Wadsworth Atheneum

    On Saturday, March 9th, members of ConnLUG were on hand at the Wadsworth Atheneum – America’s oldest continually operating public art museum – to help families explore their artistic side through the medium of LEGO®. As part of the Wadsworth’s Second Saturdays program, a variety of activities centered around the theme of sculpting were available throughout the museum. At ConnLUG’s table, builders were limited to 2×4 bricks in blue, white, and green. Nevertheless, visitors were able to build some impressive creations. Second Saturdays at the Wadsworth Atheneum offer free admission on the second Saturday of every month. The museum features a variety of educational and creative activities in one of…

  • Second Saturdays for Families: Layered Landscape

    What’s outside your window? Explore the exhibition Sean Scully: Landline with a docent and find out how other artists in the Wadsworth’s collection depict scenes of nature. ConnLUG will be on hand to help visitors explore their creativity through building.