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  • The Museum will be closed Sunday, April 9 in observance of Easter.

For more information about the Museum’s collections, please consult the collections database to search for works of art by artist, title, or subject. This resource is presented as an introductory reference, and may not reflect the most recent information available.

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How to Search the Collections Database

The Collections Database offers themes to make browsing easy but if you are looking for something specific please use the searching instructions below.

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Collection Highlights

The very best of the Museum’s permanent collection.

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Hartford Steam Boiler Collection

The paintings and sculptures in this exhibition are by artists who lived and worked in Connecticut from the late Colonial period to the early 20th century.

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In Situ: The Painted Panels

Investigate the Museum’s extraordinary collection of painted panels and doors that are in situ in the Griswold boardinghouse for artists.

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Fox Chase

Henry Rankin Poore painted The Fox Chase (1901-1905) as a fun-loving parody of the fox hunt depicted in the English prints that hung above the dining room fireplace.

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