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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

600 Main St., Hartford, CT 06103

The Wadsworth Atheneum is an art museum in Hartford, Connecticut. It is noted for its collections of European Baroque art, ancient Egyptian and Classical bronzes, French and American Impressionist paintings, Hudson River School landscapes, modernist masterpieces and contemporary works, as well as collections of early American furniture and decorative arts. Founded in 1842 and opened in 1844, it is the oldest continually operating public art museum in the United States.

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