Exterior View, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Interior View, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Photo courtesy the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Interior View, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Exterior View, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Exterior View, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Interior View, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Photo courtesy the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Interior View, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Interior View, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Photo courtesy the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Interior View, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is America’s oldest public art museum, with 50,000 objects spanning 5,000 years. Holding its collection in trust for all people, the Wadsworth Atheneum is dedicated to advancing knowledge and inspiring everyone to experience and appreciate excellence in art and culture.

Collection Highlights


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Frederic Edwin Church

Vale of St. Thomas, Jamaica
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Kehinde Wiley

Portrait of Toks Adewetan (The King of Glory)
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Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy
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Artemisia Gentileschi

Self-Portrait as a Lute Player
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Robert Rauschenberg

Retroactive I
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art: Collection Highlights
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Frederic Edwin Church

Vale of St. Thomas, Jamaica, 1867
oil on canvas
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, The Elizabeth Hart Jarvis Colt Collection
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Kehinde Wiley

Portrait of Toks Adewetan (The King of Glory), 2016
oil on canvas
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Gift of June Miller Rosenblatt in memory of Bill and Marc Joseph Rosenblatt
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Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy, c.1595-96
oil on canvas
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund
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Artemisia Gentileschi

Self-Portrait as a Lute Player, c.1615-18
oil on canvas
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Charles H. Schwartz Endowment Fund
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© Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

Robert Rauschenberg

Retroactive I, 1964
oil on canvas
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Gift of Susan Morse Hilles

Exhibitions


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Morgan: Mind of the Collector

23 Sep - 31 Dec 2017
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Sam Messer / MATRIX 178

5 Oct 2017 - 11 Feb 2018
Marino Marini, Small Horse, 1950, Bronze, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jaretzki, Jr.jpg

Museum Menagerie

22 Jul 2017 - 1 Apr 2018
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