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Recent Announcements

Nov. 23 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Welcomes Seven New Appointees to Board of Trustees
Nov. 18 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Appoints Henry R. Martin 30th President of the Board of Trustees
Nov. 17 – Susan L. Talbott Appointed to Rank of Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters by French Minister of Culture
UPDATED Oct. 16 – “Warhol & Mapplethorpe: Guise & Dolls” Opens Oct. 17 at Wadsworth Atheneum
Sept. 21 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art’s MATRIX 173 Features Artist Mark Dion
Aug. 31 – Unveiling of Galleries Marks Completion of Major Renovation, Secures Future for Wadsworth Atheneum
Aug. 26 – Commissioned Artwork by Jack Pierson Illuminates Hartford’s Main Street at Wadsworth Atheneum
Aug. 24 – Wadsworth Atheneum to Present First Exhibition to Pair the Work of Andy Warhol and Robert Mapplethorpe
June 30 – Wadsworth Atheneum Celebrates Grand Reopening with Original Artwork by Artist James Welling

June 23 – Director’s Choice Exhibition Examines Contemporary Portraiture in Photography at Wadsworth Atheneum
June 23 – Exhibition Exploring Connecticut Artist’s Influence on 20th Century Art Opens July 3
June 1 – Advance Exhibition Schedule 2015 – 2016
May 18 – “Mark Bradford / MATRIX 172” Opens June 4 at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

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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December 2015
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2014 Annual Report
2013 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report

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(860) 838-4082

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