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Recent Announcements
April 16 – Student Artworks Take Center Stage at the 42nd Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
UPDATED March 23 – 34th Annual Fine Art & Flowers Takes Place May 1 – 3 at Wadsworth Atheneum
March 12 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Acquires Folk Art Masterpiece
Jan. 21 – “Michael C. McMillen / MATRIX 171: SIDESHOW” Opens Jan. 31 at Wadsworth Atheneum
Jan. 21 – New Galleries of Post-War and Contemporary Art to be Unveiled at Wadsworth Atheneum
Jan. 13 – Wadsworth Atheneum’s Board of Trustees Steps Up to Support Museum with $1.5 Million
Dec. 19 – Susan L. Talbott to Retire as Director and C.E.O. of Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dec. 15 -  America’s Oldest Public Art Museum Presents First Exhibition to Explore Coney Island Through Visual Art
Dec. 11 – Prestigious Goodwin Medal Awarded to David W. Dangremond by Wadsworth Atheneum
Dec. 2 – Wadsworth Atheneum Welcomes Seven New Appointees to Board of Trustees
Nov. 25 – Rarely-Exhibited 18th Century Tapestries on View
Nov. 11 – Wadsworth Atheneum Presents 41st Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions
Nov. 6 – Wadsworth Atheneum Awarded International Grant to Restore Seminal Work by Francisco de Zurbaran

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Wadsworth Atheneum in the News
The New York Times, April 19, An American Dreamland, From the Beginning by Sylviane Gold
Artes Magazine, April 16, At Hartford’s Atheneum: ‘Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008′ by Richard Friswell
Hartford Courant, April 9, Sideshow Mind Game at Atheneum by Susan Dunne
Hyperallergic, March 13, A Folk Art Armoire Mourns the US Civil War’s Bloodiest Day by Allison Meier
ArtDaily, March 13, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art acquires Folk Art masterpiece
Hyperallergic, March 4, Two Exhibitions Examine the Art of the American Side Show by Laura C. Mallonee
Hyperallergic, Feb. 24, Mapplethorpe’s Other Man by Larissa Archer
WNPR, Feb. 24, Where We Live: The Lore and Lure of Coney Island by Betsy Kaplan and John Dankosky
The Boston Globe, Feb. 24, Frame by Frame: Behind ‘Agbota,’ an artist’s irony and imagination by Sebastian Smee
Real Simple, March 2015, A Life in Full
The Hartford Courant, Feb. 21, Bushnell Tower Apartment Make Over, Simple, Comfortable by Krystian Von Speidel
Antiques and the Arts Weekly, Feb. 20, Step Right Up! Coney Island Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861 – 2008
WNPR, Feb. 13, Coney Island and Bushnell Park’s Carousel Artistry by Mallory O’Donoghue
The Boston Globe, Feb. 12, Atheneum assembles a first-rate installation by Sebastian Smee
WNPR, Feb. 12, Wadsworth Explores Coney Island, the “Microcosm of the American Experience”
The Modern Art Notes (MAN) Podcast, Feb. 12, No. 171: Dennis V. Geronimus, Robin Jaffee Frank by Tyler Green
WNPR, Feb. 11, Where We Live, An Arts Wheelhouse Examines Connecticut Museums
The Boston Globe, Feb. 10, Coney Island comes to the Wadsworth Atheneum by Mark Feeney
Apollo Magazine, Feb. 10, Five favourites from the Wadsworth Atheneum’s new galleries
The New Yorker, Feb. 9, Change Artist: The works of Piero di Cosimo by Peter Schjeldahl
The Art Newspaper, February 2015, Wadsworth Atheneum restores spaces it very nearly lost by Julia Halperin
The New York Times, Feb. 1, Wadsworth Atheneum’s New Spaces for Contemporary Art by Susan Hodara
The Guardian, Jan. 30, Wadsworth Atheneum: oldest public museum in US comes back from brink by Martin Pengelly
The Hartford Courant, Jan. 25, Three Satellite Shows Compliment Dynamic ‘Coney Island’ Exhibit at Wadsworth Atheneum
The Hartford Courant, Jan. 18, Renovated Wadsworth Galleries Show Off Contemporary Collections by Susan Dunne
The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 17, Coney Island Comes Alive in Art Show by Ellen Gamerman
The Art Newspaper, January 2015, Return of Wadsworth’s LeWitt
Elle Decor, January/February 2015, Boardwalk Empire
ARTnews, January 2015, Editors’ Picks
American Art Review, January 2015, Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland by Robin Jaffee Frank
The Art Newspaper, The Year Ahead 2015, Museum Openings
ARTFORUM, Dec. 22, Wadsworth Atheneum Director to Retire
ARTnews, Dec. 19, Wadsworth Atheneum Director Susan L. Talbott Will Retire Next Year by Andrew Russeth
Hyperallergic, Dec. 19, Art Movements
The Hartford Courant, Dec. 19, Talbott Retiring As Director, CEO Of Wadsworth Atheneum by Susan Dunne
Apollo Magazine, Nov. 26, Shortlist: Acquisition of the Year
The Hartford Courant, Nov. 25, Atheneum Renovations Will Open Little-Seen Sol LeWitt Mural To Public by Susan Dunne
The New York Sun, Nov. 9, Get Your Zurbaran in Hartford by Xico Greenwald
The Hartford Courant, Oct. 9, Artist Reimagines Hartford, World History by Susan Dunne
ARTnews, October 2014, Baroque, Bavarian, and Bauhaus Fuse at Chick Austin’s House by Patricia Failing
Hyperallergic, Sept. 5, Art Movements
The New York Times, July 25, A Renaissance Master Finally Gets a Showcase by Carol Vogel
The Hartford Courant, April 30, Atheneum Receives Donation of Arts & Crafts Decoratives by Susan Dunne
BBC America’s Anglophenia, April 3, 10 British Things About Hartford, CT by Brigid Brown
Modern Art Notes, March 31, The Monday Checklist by Tyler Green
Hyperallergic, March 28, Connecticut Museum Acquires Rare Artemesia Gentileschi Self-Portrait
The Hartford Courant, March 28, Wadsworth Atheneum Acquires Famous Italian Baroque Masterwork by Susan Dunne
The New York Times, March 28, Baroque Painting Finds a Home by Carol Vogel
The Associated Press, March 5, Hartford’s Wadsworth museum nears end of $33 million, 5-year renovation project
The Huffington Post, Feb. 18, Ten Great Reasons to visit Hartford, CT, Now by Malerie Yolen-Cohen
The Boston Globe, Jan. 25, Wadsworth Atheneum Receives $9.6m Gift by Geoff Edgers
The Hartford Courant, Jan. 25, Wadsworth Atheneum Gets $9.6 Million Gift by Susan Dunne
The New York Times, Jan. 24, Big Gift for Hartford Museum by Carol Vogel

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