Music, Social, and Nightlife
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.
See our calendar for upcoming Art Happy Hours.
Craft Sippin’ in New Britain
Enjoy tasting Connecticut’s finest craft beers at our yearly "Craft Sippin' in New Britain” event.
Check our calendar for when the next Craft Sippin' in New Britain will be.
Museum After Dark | Halloween Party
Friday, October 27, 2023
Haunt the galleries of the NBMAA with spook-tacular dancing, dining, and drinks!
Museum After Dark | Yule Ball
Friday, December 15, 2023
Join us for an enchanting experience filled with magic and music at the Museum.
Museum After Dark Party | Mardi Gras
Friday, February 16, 2024
You'll be dancing in the streets at this Mardi Gras party with a carnival feel!
Museum After Dark Party | 90s Con
Friday, March 15, 2024
Call up your besties and join us for hella fun night of 90s nostalgia!
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.