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2017

Sam Messer/MATRIX 178
Denis the Pirate
Oct. 5, 2017–Feb. 11, 2018
Press Release
Gallery Brochure

Morgan: Mind of the Collector
Sept. 23, 2017–Dec. 31, 2017
Press Release
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Wall Text

Sublime North: Romantic Painters Discover Norway
Paintings from the Collection of Asbjørn Lunde
Sept. 7, 2017­–Jan. 15, 2018
Press Release
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Wall Text

Mika Tajima / MATRIX 177
After Life
June 1–Sept. 3
Exhibition Press Release
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Simply Splendid: Rediscovering American Design
May 13–Aug. 13, 2017
Exhibition Press Release
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Hand-Painted Pop! Art and Appropriation, 1961 to Now
April 29–Aug. 13, 2017
Exhibition Press Release
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Valeska Soares / MATRIX 176
Feb. 2, 2017–May 7, 2017
Exhibition Press Release

Utamaro and the Lure of Japan
Jan. 7, 2017–March 26, 2017
Exhibition Press Release
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2016

John Trumbull: Visualizing American Independence
Nov. 5, 2016–July 2017
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Dulce Chacon / MATRIX 175
Fallen Angels
Oct. 7, 2016–Jan. 8, 2017
Exhibition Press Release
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The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum
Sept. 10, 2016–Dec. 11, 2016
Exhibition Press Release
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Exhibition Wall Panels
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The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection
June 25, 2016 – Sept. 25, 2016
Exhibition Press Release
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Vanessa German/MATRIX 174
i come to do a violence to the lie
June 9, 2016 – Sept. 4, 2016
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Gothic to Goth: Romantic Era Fashion & Its Legacy
March 5, 2016 – July 10, 2016
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Section Panels
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Miniature World in White Gold: Meissen Porcelain by Johann Joachim Kaendler
Jan. 16, 2016 – Jan. 16, 2017
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2015

Sound & Sense: Poetic Musings in American Art
Nov. 14, 2015 – April 17, 2016
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Warhol & Mapplethorpe: Guise & Dolls
Oct. 17, 2015 – Jan. 24, 2016
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Mark Dion/MATRIX 173
The Wadsworth Atheneum’s Great Chain of Being
Oct. 1, 2015 – Jan. 3, 2016
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art’s MATRIX 173 Features Artist Mark Dion
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Renovation & Grand Reopening
Sept. 19, 2015
Unveiling of Refurbished Galleries Marks Completion of Major Renovation for Wadsworth Atheneum
Wadsworth Atheneum Celebrates Grand Reopening with Original Artwork by Artist James Welling
James Welling Images and Captions
Renovation Fact Sheet
Morgan Memorial Building Fact Sheet
European Galleries Wall Text and Labels

Morgan Great Hall Guide
Cabinet of Art and Curiosities Field Guide
European Art Images and Captions

Aspects of Portraiture: Photographs from the Wadsworth Atheneum
July 11 – Dec. 13, 2015
Exhibition Press Release
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Peter Blume: Nature and Metamorphosis
July 3 – Sept. 20, 2015
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Exhibition Wall Text

Visions from Home: Surrealism in Connecticut
July 3 – Oct. 18, 2015
Exhibition Press Release
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Coney Island: Visions of An American Dreamland: 1861 – 2008
Jan. 31 – May 31, 2015
Exhibition Press Release
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Post-War and Contemporary Art (Permanent Collection Installation)
Opening Jan. 31, 2015
Installation Press Release
Installation Checklist
Installation Wall Text

Michael C. McMillen / MATRIX 171: SIDESHOW
Jan. 31 – May 3, 2015
Exhibition Press Release
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Exhibition Brochure

2014

Frohawk Two Feathers / MATRIX 170
Oct. 2, 2015 – Jan. 4, 2016

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Exhibition Brochure

Ruben Ochoa / MATRIX 169
June 5 – Sept. 7, 2014
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Exhibition Brochure

Allison Schulnik / MATRIX 168
Feb. 6 – May 4, 2014

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