Archived Press Releases & Publications

Press Releases:

Oliver Tostmann Appointed as New Curator of European Art
Wadsworth’s First Collection-Based Photography Exhibition in Nearly a Decade, An Artificial Wilderness
Virgil Marti / MATRIX 167 / Ode to a Hippie
Wadsworth Receives $3 Million from Connecticut State Bond Commission
Tony Smith’s Amaryllis and George Washington Memorial Return to Main Street
Landmark Exhibition Brings Together Five Works by Caravaggio
Capital City Canvas Project Lauches Two Public Art Installations
Seven Hundred Years of French Painting in Medieval to Monet, October 19, 2012 – January 27, 2013
Ahmed Alsoudani / MATRIX 165 Opens September 6
The Museum Collects, on View Through 9/9, Showcases Five Years of Acquisitions 

Ulrich Birkmaier Named as New Chief Conservator
Wadsworth Atheneum Receives $2 Million from Connecticut State Bond Commission
The Wadsworth Atheneum Presents its Newest Acquisition, James Nares’ STREET, June 2 through October 28
Masters Of French Painting Catalog To Be Published in 2012
Artist in Residency Program Lightens Up With MATRIX Artist Jan Tichy
39th Annual Hartford Youth Art Renaissance on View May 5 – May 27
Jan Tichy / MATRIX 164 Features Site-Specific Installation Inspired by Museum’s History and Collections
 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Beyond Opens March 24

Three Histories: The Wadsworth According to MATRIX  – Video Exhibition Highlights Museum History
Wadsworth Atheneum Receives $21,000 From The NEA To Support MATRIX Exhibition Series
Exhibition Highlights Civil War Supporters on the Home Front Through Paintings, Costumes, and Decorative Arts
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War
Claire Beckett / MATRIX 163: Artist’s First Solo Museum Exhibition Connects America’s Military Past and Present
Robin Jaffee Frank Named Chief Curator and Krieble Curator of American Painting and Sculpture
Wadsworth Atheneum to Receive Significant NEH Funding
Artist, Musician and Poet Patti Smith’s New Photography and Installation Work Presented at the Wadsworth
Shaun Gladwell / MATRIX 162: Artist’s First Solo Museum Exhibition in the U.S
Morgan Great Hall Opens to the Public

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