Music, Social, and Nightlife

First Friday

The first Friday of each month from 5:30-8 p.m.

Our signature social event features live music, art, food, spirits, and good friends. New Britain’s best Happy Hour, since 1995!

See our calendar for upcoming First Fridays.



Art Happy Hour

Thursdays in the summer, 5:30-8 p.m.

Enjoy live music on Thursday nights all summer long, with a front-row seat to the best view of Walnut Hill Park.



Craft Sippin’ in New Britain
Friday, April 19, 6-9 p.m.

Enjoy tasting Connecticut’s finest craft beers at our yearly "Craft Sippin' in New Britain” event. 



Museum After Dark | Halloween Party

Friday, October 25, 2024

Haunt the galleries of the NBMAA with spook-tacular dancing, dining, and drinks!



Sunday Music Series

The NBMAA’s longstanding monthly concert series features local & regional performances from a variety of musical genres.

See our calendar for upcoming Sunday Music Series concerts. 



Fryderyk Chopin Society of Connecticut

Internationally renowned pianists present the works of Fryderyk Chopin and other musical masters.

See our calendar for upcoming Fryderyk Chopin Society of Connecticut concerts.