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Stories and Art for Chidren from the Atheneum

Henry Carter Hull Library
Event organized by Henry Carter Hull Library

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The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art—Connecticut’s flagship visual arts institution and the nation’s oldest continuously operating public art museum—is coming to your community!

Join a Wadsworth Atheneum docent for the following program on Tuesday, May 8, at 4:00 p.m.: Stories and Art from the Atheneum, a reading hour with a creative twist for young readers! Storybooks will be paired with poster reproductions of works from the museum’s collection. Children will be encouraged to make connections between the story and the artwork. (For pre-literate through elementary school ages)

About the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art:

Founded in 1842 by Daniel Wadsworth as a place for art on Main Street in Hartford, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of art is the oldest continuously operating public art museum in the United States. The museum’s nearly 50,000 works of art span 5,000 years, from Greek and Roman antiquities to the first museum collection of American contemporary art. For more information visit thewadsworth.org.