When:
March 6, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where:
Wadsworth Atheneum
Cost:
Free with admission
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The Austin House, Hartford

Gallery Talk: Chick Austin as Architect: The Austin House and the Avery Memorial: Gather around a newly installed model of Chick Austin’s Hartford home with Eugene Gaddis, Curator of the Austin House. In 1930 the legendary Atheneum director Chick Austin, built a house that became a gathering place for leaders of the international art world—Dalí, Calder, Balanchine, Aaron Copland, and Le Corbusier—who flocked to Hartford to experience Austin’s ground-breaking exhibitions and entertainment. In 1934 the Museum’s Avery Memorial, its stunning Bauhaus interior designed by Austin himself, opened with the first comprehensive Picasso retrospective in America, and a new Art Deco theater. Gaddis will guide us through the Austin era and its influence in the art world.

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From Our Collection

Warhol, 1986 1931, Magritte 1610, Mazzucchelli 1872, Boudin

Upcoming Events

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all-day 41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Apr 12 – May 18 all-day
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
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Hours & Admission

Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission:
Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5