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2014 News
Oct. 15 – The POSH Sale Returns to The Design Center This Fall
Oct. 6 – America’s Oldest Public Art Museum To Present First Exhibition Exploring Coney Island Through Visual Art
Sept. 29 – Frohawk Two Feathers / MATRIX 170 Opens Oct. 2 at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Sept. 24 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Receives $750K to Fund Reinstallation and Related Programming Following Renovation
June 4 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art’s MATRIX 169 Features New Work by Ruben Ochoa
May 7 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Awards Scholarships to Hartford Public School Students
May 1 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Receives Bequest From Stephen Gray Collection of American Arts and Crafts
March 28 – Rare Work by Artemisia Gentileschi Acquired by the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
March 27 – European Masterworks From the Permanent Collection on View While Museum Undergoes Renovation
March 10 – UPDATED – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Presents 33rd Annual Fine Art & Flowers, April 25-27
Feb. 12 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art to Unveil Renewed Buildings and Collections in 2015
Feb. 6 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Premieres New Work By Artist Allison Schulnik
Jan. 24 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Receives $9.6 Million Bequest From Estate of Charles H. Schwartz
Jan. 13 – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Receives $5 Million From State to Complete Renovation

2014 Program & Event Listings
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Wadsworth Atheneum in the News
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 Hartford Courant, July 27, Architectural History: As Connecticut Grew, Buildings Reflected Changing Styles by Kenneth R. Gosselin
The New York Times, July 25, A Renaissance Master Finally Gets a Showcase by Carol Vogel
The Hartford Courant, July 24, #ThrowbackThursday: Wadsworth Atheneum Through The Years
The Hartford Courant, June 10, Cloudless Day’ Series Made From House Paint, Rocks by Susan Dunne
The Hartford Courant, April 30, Atheneum Receives Donation of Arts & Crafts Decoratives by Susan Dunne
Better Connecticut, April 24, Fine Art & Flowers at the Wadsworth Atheneum with Scot Haney & Kara Sundlun
WNPR, April 24, Wadsworth Atheneum Celebrates Spring Weekend Events by Ray Hardman
Connecticut Magazine, April 11, Fine Art & Flowers… by Kate Hartman
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
Hartford Magazine, March 2014, Serendipity Brings New Curator of European Art to Wadsworth by Krystian von Speidel
The Hartford Courant, Feb. 23, Works By Dali, Mondrian, Calder, Warhol: Ten Of Wadsworth Atheneum’s Most Important Pieces
The Huffington Post, Feb. 18, Ten Great Reasons to visit Hartford, CT, Now by Malerie Yolen-Cohen
The Hartford Courant, Feb. 11, Claymation Animator Brings Art Of Stop-Motion To Atheneum by Susan Dunne
The Hartford Courant, Feb. 2, A Time When City Soared: Chick Austin Elevated Atheneum To Elite Status by Susan Dunne
The Hartford Courant, Feb. 2, Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum by Susan Dunne
Hartford Magazine, February 2014, Behind the Scenes at the Wadsworth Atheneum  by Iris Van Rynbach
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
Dallas Morning News, Jan. 4, Art review: Art travels well in Denver by Rick Brettell
Hartford Magazine, January 2014, My Favorite Things, Victor Concepcion by Iris Van Rynbach

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