Robert Arneson, Jackson's Crash, 1987. Glazed ceramic. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 1990.26a-e

There are many options for parking when visiting the Museum.

Front Street South Garage
39 Front Street
Monday – Friday before 5 pm: $3 first hour; $2 each additional hour
Saturday & Sunday / weekdays after 5 pm: $5 (flat fee)

Front Street South Garage is located in the Spotlight Theatre Complex, directly behind the Museum between Prospect Street and Columbus Boulevard. Access the garage from Arch Street (off of Columbus Boulevard).

Trumbull-on-the-Park Garage
100 Trumbull Street
Monday – Friday: $3 Museum Visitor Parking. Visit The Museum Shop to validate your ticket.

On-Street Parking
Two-hour kiosk parking is available, $1 per hour. The kiosks accept coins, debit cards and credit cards. Display the printed parking receipt on the dashboard inside your vehicle. Parking is free after 6 pm on weekdays and all day on weekends. Please observe posted signs. Some areas are tow zones after 3:30 pm weekdays.

Handicap Parking
Limited handicap parking is available on Prospect Street, near the Museum entrance on Atheneum Square North, and also in front of City Hall on Main Street. All kiosk parking is free with a valid handicap pass.

Handicap Access
The side entrance on Atheneum Square North is accessible to wheelchairs and baby strollers. Wheelchairs are available, first-come, first-served, at no charge. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are also located here.

The dash is a free bus service that operates in downtown Hartford. Pick-ups run approximately every 15 minutes, Monday – Friday, 7 am – 7 pm. View route information.

Download our parking map or view a map of ALL downtown parking options.

From Our Collection

Close, 2007 1480, Unknown 1614, de Ribera 1855, Kensett

Upcoming Events

all-day 41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Apr 12 – May 18 all-day
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Hartford Youth Art Renaissance, 2013 41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance: Celebrate the 41st anniversary of the museum’s partnership with the Hartford Public School District to [...]
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Apr 24 all-day
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1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
7:00 pm Film: A Journey
Film: A Journey
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:25 pm
Film: A Journey: Two solitary people meet and form a bond in the backcountry of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec. 2013. Canada. 85 min. Not [...]
all-day Fine Art & Flowers
Fine Art & Flowers
Apr 25 – Apr 27 all-day
Fine Art & Flowers: Welcome spring at our annual fundraiser Fine Art & Flowers! View floral arrangements inspired by works of art in our collection [...]

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Hours & Admission

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

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