Situated on Main Street in the heart of downtown Hartford —two miles from Trinity—
is the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the oldest public art museum in the United States.
With more than 50,000 works of art, the museum of offers visitors a variety of American, contemporary, European, and American decorative art, as well as Hudson River School landscapes, costumes and textiles, European decorative art, a variety of exhibitions such as MATRIX (a changing exhibition of contemporary art), and regular programming such as artist talks, films, music, and family events.
The historic Wadsworth Atheneum is located at 600 Main Street in Hartford. More information is available at www.thewadsworth.org.