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Recent Announcements

December 9, 2020 – Paul Manship Exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum Examines the Artist’s Conversation with Antiquity
November 20, 2020 – Free Admission to Wadsworth Atheneum through January 3, 2021
October 12, 2020 – The Connecticut Art Trail launches 25th anniversary year—celebrates with Made in Connecticut, collaborative exhibition at Wadsworth Atheneum
September 17, 2020 – Wadsworth Atheneum Hosts First Virtual Gala Saturday, September 26 at 7pm
September 15, 2020 – Ali Banisadr / MATRIX 185 at the Wadsworth Marks Artist’s First Solo Museum Exhibition in the U.S.
August 3, 2020 – Sculpture in the City at the Wadsworth Activates Art and Architecture Online and on Main Street
May 13, 2020 – Avangrid Foundation Awards Grant to Wadsworth Atheneum for Restoration of Sculpture on Main Street
April 24, 2020 – Digital Engagement Opportunities Connect You with Wadsworth Atheneum Staff, Collections, Exhibitions
Feb. 11, 2020 – Savor Programs Serve up Multisensory Experiences around Food and Art at the Wadsworth
Jan. 27, 2020 – Sonya Clark / MATRIX 184 at the Wadsworth
Jan. 21, 2020 – Major Rembrandt Portrait Painting on Loan to the Wadsworth from the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Nov. 26, 2019 – Savor: A Revolution in Food Culture investigates radical changes in the history of dining
Nov. 12, 2019 – Kahlil Joseph’s Acclaimed BLKNWS Debuts at the Wadsworth Atheneum as MATRIX 183
Nov. 5, 2019 – Wadsworth Atheneum Embraces LED Technology in Extensive Lighting Conversion Project
Oct. 28, 2019 – A Rotation of Singular Masterpieces at the Wadsworth
Sept. 23, 2019 – Afrocosmologies: American Reflections at the Wadsworth October 19, 2019–January 20, 2020
Sept. 19, 2019 – Major Work by British Artist William Turnbull Joins the Wadsworth’s Sculptures on Main Street
July 9, 2019 – Transformative Acquisitions Join the Collection at Wadsworth Atheneum
June 13, 2019 – Twenty-Seven Major Artists Showcased in Be Seen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall
June 5, 2019 – Caroline Maddox joins the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art as Director of Advancement and Strategy
May 23, 2019 – Wadsworth Atheneum Acquires Antonakos Neon Canvas
May 20, 2019 – Portraits by Tom Burr Propel MATRIX Exhibition Series at the Wadsworth Atheneum
April 30, 2019 – Renaissance Masterpiece comes to the Wadsworth Atheneum
March 22, 2019 – A Van Gogh Without a Doubt: The Wadsworth Atheneum’s Vase with Poppies c. 1886 is Authenticated
Jan. 31, 2019 – MATRIX 181 at the Wadsworth Atheneum features the paintings of Emily Mae Smith
Jan. 9, 2019 – Wadsworth Atheneum Brings Acclaimed Landline Series by Sean Scully to the Northeast
Dec. 31, 2018 – Wadsworth Atheneum Awards Goodwin Medal to Henry R. Martin
Dec. 12, 2018 – American Moderns in Watercolor: Edward Hopper and His Contemporaries at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Oct. 25, 2018 – Parallel Narratives: The Future of Period and Contemporary Design a panel discussion at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Sept. 17, 2018 – MATRIX 180 at Wadsworth Atheneum Presents the First American showing of the Large-scale Installation “War and Pieces” by Artist Bouke de Vries
Aug. 29, 2018 – Wadsworth Atheneum Exhibition Examines the Impact of War on Surrealist Imagery
June 13, 2018 – MATRIX 179 at Wadsworth Atheneum Marks U.S. Premier for British Artist Conrad Shawcross
May 2, 2018 – Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Landscapes by Renowned Hartford Artist at Wadsworth Atheneum
March 22, 2018 – Herbert Ferber Retrospective On View Now at Wadsworth Atheneum

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