Wadsworth Atheneum

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Tonight's art activity is so great.

The Newington High School Chamber Choir is performing at FOTT.

St. Michael's Gospel Choir at Night of Illumination.

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Mug storage.

In the Tiffany section.

Object storage. #creepy

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Our shop has zombie matryoshka dolls.

Glenn Ligon, White #15, 1994. Paintstick, linen, wood; 84 x 60 in. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 1994.36.1

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Lucas Cranach the Elder, The Feast of Herod, 1531, Oil on panel, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 1936.339.

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Robert Rauschenberg
American, 1925–2008
Retroactive I, 1963
Oil and silkscreen ink on canvas
Gift of Susan Morse Hilles, 1964.30

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American, unknown. Mary Sommerville Howard, 19th Century. Daguerreotype; 2-9/16" x 2-1/16". Gift of Nancy Y. Brinley. 2007.4.2

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Installation of Tony Smith’s Amaryllis (1965) outside the Wadsworth Atheneum for the exhibition “Tony Smith: Two Exhibitions of Sculpture,” 1966.

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Jean Louis Forain
French, 1852–1931
Crowd at the Folies-Bergère, c. 1878
Watercolor and gouache on paper
Bequest of George A. Gay, 1941.170

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