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Enjoy everything the Museum has to offer—at your own pace and price every Wednesday night. Admission is Pay What You Wish from 5:00 to 8:45 p.m.

You Can

  • Relax. Dhyana Yoga offers two classes per week.
  • Refresh. The Balcony Café is open late, serving fresh snacks, coffee and tea, and wine and beer.
  • Get inspired. Explore the collection in a casual and playful atmosphere.


Pay What You Wish on Wednesday Nights


Gameplay
Every Wednesday night, 5:00 to 8:45 p.m.
Gallery 111, 1st floor
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Enjoy board games with your friends and other visitors.

DIY Art: Card-Making Station
Great Stair Hall
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Put last year’s coal to good use and create handmade holiday greetings for everyone on your list.

  • Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 27, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Yoga
Wednesdays at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Wallace Gallery 201
Free tickets required
First come, first served; space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Museum admission on Wednesday nights is Pay What You Wish.

Inside Look: Old Masters Now
Meet in the Dorrance Galleries; first come, first served

Stories behind the works, from the people who know them best.

  • Debuts and Discoveries from Storage
    • Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
      Discover newly conserved paintings that haven’t been on view in decades with Christopher Atkins, The Agnes and Jack Mulroney Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, and Manager of Curatorial Digital Programs and Initiatives. This talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection.
  • Sketching Outdoors with Constable, Courbet, and Monet
    • Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
      • Saturday, December 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
        Consider the logistics and challenges of painting outside with Jennifer Thompson, The Gloria and Jack Drosdick Curator of European Painting & Sculpture & Curator of the John G. Johnson Collection.​ This talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection.
    • Between Our World and the Picture’s
      • Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
        Explore how frames set the stage in paintings with Mark Tucker, The Neubauer Family Director of Conservation.​ This talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection.
    • Bosch/Not Bosch
      • Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
        • Saturday, January 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
          ​Delve into the question of who made a painting and how do we know with Christopher Atkins, The Agnes and Jack Mulroney Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, and Manager of Curatorial Digital Programs and Initiatives; and Mark Tucker, The Neubauer Family Director of Conservation. This talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection.
      • Keeping Up with El Greco
        • Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
          Investigate two compelling works by the Greek master with Teresa Lignelli, The Aronson Senior Conservator of Paintings; and Mark Castro, Consulting Curator of Latin American Art. This talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection.
      • Unveiling Titian
        • Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
          • Saturday, February 17, 2018, 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
            Join Teresa Lignelli, The Aronson Senior Conservator of Paintings, for a conversation about the recently restored Portrait of Archbishop Filippo Archinto. This talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection.

Chef Demo: For Chocolate Lovers
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Museum Café
Paid tickets required
$55 ($50 members); includes Museum admission

Show your love with a special Valentine's Day chef demo of chocolaty desserts.

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