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Recent Announcements
Oct. 5 – First U.S. Exhibition by Artist Dulce Chacón Explores Human Feats and Failures in the Frontiers of Air and Space Sept. 23 – Grant S. Smith to Lead Development, Revitalize Fundraising Initiatives at Wadsworth Atheneum
Sept. 9 – First Major Photography Survey in 27 Years to Open at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Aug. 16 – Francisco de Zurbarán’s “Saint Serapion” Returns to Galleries at Wadsworth Atheneum
May 23 – Exhibition to Highlight Diversity of Contemporary Artists, Artworks
May 10 – Works by Salomon van Ruysdael and Kehinde Wiley Among Newest Acquisitions by Wadsworth Atheneum
April 21 – “Vanessa German / MATRIX 174” to Confront Social Issues of Race and Violence Beginning June 9
March 25 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Names Anne Butler Rice New Director of Education

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Photography Guidelines & Publicity Images
Members of the press may take pictures and video on museum premises for editorial coverage of the museum only, but must seek advance permission and arrange a time with the Communications Office. Download the museum’s filming and photography guidelines.

Commercial parties looking to hold a photo or film shoot on museum premises must complete an application and pay a fee in advance.

Please note museum facilities are not available for private, special occasion sessions (engagement, wedding, portrait, etc.).

To request an image for editorial coverage please send an email to a member of our Communications Office (below).

Media Contacts
Amanda Young
Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
(860) 838-4082

Taryn Bunger
Communications and Marketing Coordinator
(860) 838-4081

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