625 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320 Tel: (860) 443-3433 Fax: (860) 442-1280
Internet Address: www.conncoll.edu/CAT/LymanAllyn/general.html Exec. Director: Mr. Charles A. Shepard, III
Admission: fee: adult-$3.00, child-free, student-$2.00, senior-$2.00.
Attendance: 20,000 Established: 1930 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Y Parking: free on site.
Open: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, lpm-5pm.
Closed: Legal Holidays.
Facilities: Architecture (Whaling mansion);
Auditorium (100 seats); Downtown
Artspace; Library (10.000 volumes);
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Sculpture Garden; Shop.
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Activities: Education Programs; Gallery Talks; Guided Tours; Lectures;
Temporary Exhibitions; Traveling Exhibitions. Publications: collection catalogue: newsletter, “Columns” (quarterly). Situated near Connecticut College and overlooking the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the Lyman Allyn Art Museum is the principal comprehensive art museum serving southeastern |xter- view of west entrance, Lyman Aiiyi .Art Museum Connecticut. With an impressive collection of Photograph courtesy of Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New more than 15,000 objects spanning 5,000 years London, Connecticut. and five continents, the Museum displays contemporary, modern, and primitive fine arts; 18th- and 19th-century American decorative arts; Connecticut Impressionist paintings; and three-dimensional art in its sculpture garden. The Museum also mounts temporary exhibitions. It is housed in a Neo-Classical building designed by Charles A. Platt, who also designed The Freer Gallery of Art and several buildings on the Connecticut College campus, with which the Museum has recently affiliated.
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Norwich The Slater Memorial Museum
108 Crescent Street, Norwich, CT 06360 Tel: (860) 887-2506 Fax: (860) 889-6196 Director: Mr. Joseph P. Gualtieri Admission: fee: adult-$2.00, child-free.
Attendance: 39,000 Established: 1888 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: N Parking: free on site.
Facilities: Architecture (Romanesque Revival Activities: Gallery Talks; Guided Tours Exhibitions (every six weeks).
Publications: brochures: collection catalogues.
Exterior view of Slater Memorial Museum (1886), designed by Stephen Earle. Photograph courtesy of Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich. Connecticut.
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On the campus of the Norwich Free Academy, The Slater Memorial Museum holds a collection of Greek, Roman, and Renaissance casts. American art and furniture from the 17th through the 20th centuries. American Indian artifacts, the Vanderpoel Collection of Oriental Art. African and European art. and textiles.
Old Lyme Florence Griswold Museum
Admission: fee: adult-S5.00, child-free, student-$4.00. senior-$4.00.
Attendance: 52.000 Established: 1936 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Y Parking: free on site.
Open: Jan-wary to March, Wednesday to Sunday. lpm-5pm.
April to December, Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday. lpm-5pm.
Facilities: Architecture (1S17, Florence Griswold House): Library: Shop.
Activities: Films: Guided Tours: Lectures: Temporary Exhibitions.
Publications: blogs; collection catalogue: exhibition catalogues; pamphlets.
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The Florence Griswold Museum is housed in a late Georgian-style mansion designed by Samuel Belcher and built in 1817. The building contains period rooms and is surrounded by gardens restored to their appearance when the house was occupied by Florence Griswold around 1900. The Museum’s holdings include over 900 works by approximately 130 American artists, many of whom were members of the art colony at Old Lyme, either as part of the “American Barbizon” movement or as Impressionists, such as Ebert, Chadwick, Hassam, and Metcalf.
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