Wadsworth Atheneum's new exhibit is "Sublime North: Romantic Painters Discover Norway: Paintings from the Collection of Asbjørn Lunde." To complement the show, the museum hosts a series of screenings of Norwegian films.
On Saturday, Sept. 23, attendees to any film or all films will get a tour of the exhibit at 4:10 p.m., after the last film. After the tour, a Scandinavian-inspired dinner is available in the museum cafe. Here's the Saturday lineup:
"Insomnia," a 1997 Stellan Skarsgård thriller about a murder investigation conducted by a sleepless detective. Not rated. 11 a.m.
"Headhunters," a 2011 crime thriller about an art thief. R. 12:40 p.m.
"Kitchen Stories," a 2003 comedy about a sociologist observing a single man's kitchen habits. PG. 2:30 p.m.
On Sunday, Sept. 24, a double feature will be preceded at 12:30 p.m. by a tour of the exhibit. Here's the Sunday lineup:
"Elling," an Oscar-nominated 2001 comedy about two institutionalized men who become roommates. R. 2 p.m.
"Monster Thursday," a 2004 sports drama about a bunch of friends who love surfing. Not rated. 3:30 p.m.
The series continues on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 and 3, with the same program on both days. The double feature begins at 2 p.m. each day and will be preceded at 12:30 p.m. by an exhibit tour. The admission to the film and tour does not include admission to the Festival of Trees and Traditions. Here's the lineup on those days:
"The King's Choice," the 2016 biopic about King Haakon VII, who had to deal with the arrival of the Nazis in Oslo in 1940. Not rated. 2 p.m.
"Kissed by Winter," the 2005 mystery about a woman who has an affair with a murder suspect. R. 4:20 p.m.
On Saturday, Sept. 23, admission to individual films is $9, $8 seniors and students, $7 members, free for Insider Access and above. On Sunday, Sept. 24, and Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 and 3, the double features can be seen for one regular admission price. Admission for the entire weekend on Sept. 23 and 24, as well as the tour and dinner, costs $60, $55 for members. The Atheneum is at 600 Main St. in Hartford. Details and tickets: thewadsworth.org.