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New Britain Museum of American Art

56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT 06052

The New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, Connecticut, was founded in 1903. It was the first museum in the country dedicated to American art. The permanent collection includes colonial portraits, works from the Hudson River School, American Impressionists and the Ash Can School. The collection includes works by John Singleton Copley, Marcus Jansen, Frederic Church, Thomas Cole, Rockwell Kent, Georgia O'Keeffe, N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, and Sol LeWitt. The Sanford B. D. Low Memorial Illustration Collection holds over 1,700 works dating from the 19th century.

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