Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

The Museum remains a pioneer in the arts through its world-renowned collection of ancient to contemporary art and innovative exhibitions. Choose from theme tours such as Storybook Hour, Learning to Look, and Connecticut People and Places. Consider taking part in the Art and Writing Initiative, where visitors closely observe, analyze, and interpret artworks through oral and written communication. College tours are available.
 
Contact Info
600 Main St., Hartford, CT 06103. Hartford County. 860-838-4046. Email: tours@wadsworthatheneum.org. Website: www.thewadsworth.org. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee/Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Visual Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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