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600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103


Our accessible entrance is located at 29 Atheneum Square North.

Call us: (860) 278-2670

To talk to a representative at the Info Desk Wednesday – Sunday.


Hours Thursdays–Sundays, noon–5pm

Berkins on Main is open Thursday–Sunday, noon–4pm. 


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Adults: $15
Seniors $12
Students: $5
Members, Hartford Residents & Youth (age 17 & under): Free

Happy Hour
Free admission 4-5pm Thursday–Sunday


We look forward to seeing you!

The Wadsworth is open and welcoming guests to the galleries. It is important to us that you have a safe and enjoyable museum experience. Please help keep yourself and others safe by following the guidelines below. Check our events calendar for updates to in-person programming, and the ability to tune in to select programs from home, virtually.

Safety Guidelines

  • Advance reservations encouraged but not required. Walk-up visitors will be accommodated. 
  • We encourage you to wear masks while exploring our galleries.
  • Masks are recommended for tours and gallery talks.
  • For all films and programs in the theater, masks are recommended.
  • Mobile Guide and digital museum map are available via personal smartphone or connected device. Free Wi-Fi available.
  • Some spaces and services will not be available. TheAustin House is closed to the public at this time.

Book your tickets in advance.

If you are visiting the museum to see a specific work of art, please call the Information Desk at (860) 838-4100 to confirm that it is on view. Information Desk hours are Thursday through Sunday. The museum’s loan program enables our collections to be accessible to people worldwide. Click here to see where some of our greatest hits are traveling.

Spring 2023 postcard images
Alexander Calder, Untitled (detail), hooked by Leslie and Rufus Stillman after a design by Calder., c. 1965. Orange, yellow, blue, and black wool, 64 x 81 in. Gift of Leslie and Rufus Stillman, 2002.29.1. © 2023 Calder Foundation, New York/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Justine Kurland, Toys R Us (detail), 1998, Girl Pictures, printed 1997-2002. 69 unique c-prints. Purchased through the gift of Robinson A. and Nancy D. Grover and the Alexander A. Goldfarb Contemporary Art Acquisition Fund; Isaac Julien, J.P. Ball Studio, 1867 Douglass (Lessons of the Hour) (detail), 2019. Framed archival pigment print mounted on aluminum. The Douglas Tracy Smith and Dorothy Potter Smith Fund. Courtesy of the artist, Victoria Miro, and Jessica Silverman, San Francisco; Georg Tappert, Geisha Revue (detail), 1911/13, Oil on canvas. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund. © 2023 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn; Matt Paweski, Heart Shelf (detail), 2022. Aluminum, aluminum rivets, vinyl paint. Photo – Ruben Diaz. Courtesy the artist, Gordon Robichaux, New York and Herald Street, London; Merik Goma, My Heart is Light in the Void 2 (Diptych) 1-2 (Separate) (detail).

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