Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art



Hours: Hours: Wed-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and major holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day, July 4. Closed at 3pm December 24, December 31, and day before Thanksgiving.

Located in the heart of Hartford, the Wadsworth is your place to connect with amazing art. Home to nearly 50,000 works of art, the collection encompasses European art from antiquity through Modernism as well as American art from the 1600s through today. The Wadsworth is the oldest continuously operating public art museum in the United States, opening to the public in 1844. Today, visitors find captivating and innovative programs mining the iconic holdings and offering new stories that illustrate the breadth and quality of the museum’s collection.