Before he began collecting photography in the 1970s, Sam Wagstaff was a curator at the Wadsworth Atheneum. He challenged visitors to embrace new trends in art and attracted the attention of the New York art world. Join Eileen Doyle, curatorial fellow, to explore his groundbreaking exhibitions, cutting-edge museum collecting, and lasting impact through the exhibition Sam Wagstaff as Curator.
Gallery talks are free with museum admission and meet by the Museum Shop.
Image: Archival photograph of artist Tony Smith (left) and Sam Wagstaff, 1966