Professor & Librarian Preview: Coney Island

March 31, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wadsworth Atheneum
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Free for college and university faculty, and librarians

marsh_thumbnailProfessor & Librarian Preview: Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008: Chief Curator and Exhibition Curator Robin Jaffee Frank will introduce our next landmark special exhibition slated to open January 31, 2015. This exclusive preview introduces the rich humanities content of the show and explores a multitude of exciting educational opportunities for college and university students. Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008 will be the first major art exhibition to investigate America’s playground as a place and an idea.

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Above: Reginald Marsh, American, 1898–1954. Wooden Horses, 1936. Tempera on board. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, The Dorothy Clark Archibald and Thomas L. Archibald Fund,The Krieble Family Fund for American Art, The American Paintings Purchase Fund, and The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 2013.1.1.