Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Explores 5,000 years of art history with highlights from antiquity, American painting, Impressionism, modern art, and decorative arts. The Museum also offers innovative exhibitions such as mock exhibits of Picasso, surreal paintings, and theater performances. Themed tours are offered to groups of all grade levels.

contact info

Hrs: Wed.-Fri. 11AM-5PM, Sat.-Sun. 10AM-5PM.

School

Themed tours are offered to school groups of all grade levels. Younger students may practice reading about, discussing, and interpreting works of art as they look, discuss, or listen. Older groups can learn about European art, American art, myths and legends in artwork, and much more. Combine tours with a 45-minute studio program for a hands-on component: students use what they’ve learned during their visit in an activity such as painting, photography, or curating their own art wall.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Visual Arts

topics covered:
American art, European art, contemporary art, medieval art, Renaissance art, decorative arts, painting, textiles

contact info
Name: Group Visit Associate
Phone: 860-838-4046.
Email: tours@wadsworthatheneum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Tours any size. Studio Programs max. 50 students during school hours, max. 25 students during all other hours. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. For self-guided groups, 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. For self-guided groups, 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. For self-guided groups, 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone. Food Options: n/a. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: n/a. Accessible To: PD, HD, VI.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Explores 5,000 years of art history with highlights from antiquity, American painting, Impressionism, modern art, and decorative arts. The Museum also offers innovative exhibitions such as mock exhibits of Picasso, surreal paintings, and theater performances. Themed tours are offered to groups of all grade levels.

contact info

Hrs: Wed.-Fri. 11AM-5PM, Sat.-Sun. 10AM-5PM.

Camp

Themed tours are offered groups of all grade levels. Younger campers may practice reading about, discussing, and interpreting works of art as they look, discuss, or listen. Older campers can learn about European art, American art, myths and legends in artwork, and much more. Combine tours with a 45-minute studio program for a hands-on component: campers use what they’ve learned during their visit in an activity such as painting, photography, or curating their own art wall.

topics covered:
American art, European art, contemporary art, medieval art, Renaissance art, decorative arts, painting, textiles

contact info
Name: Group Visit Associate
Phone: 860-838-4046.
Email: tours@wadsworthatheneum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone. Food Options: n/a. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: n/a. Accessible To: PD, HD, VI.

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