WADSWORTH ATHENEUM ARMCHAIR TOUR

Wadsworth Atheneum Armchair Tour

A Wadsworth Atheneum docent, will lead an interactive discussion of highlighted works from the Wadsworth’s collections for adults. The occasion for this “Wadsworth Atheneum Virtual Art Exploration,” is a public outreach effort celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Docent Council, the organization responsible for a large part of the interaction between the public and the great works of art held in trust for it by the museum. 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.