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Enjoy a guided tour of the New Britain Museum of American Art’s extensive collection and special exhibits. Particular strengths include Colonial portraiture, the Hudson River School, American Impressionism, and the Ash Can School, as well as an important mural series The Arts of Life in America by Thomas Hart Benton. After lunch at the museum, we’ll visit Hill-Stead, a 1901 Colonial Revival mansion complete with the original furnishings and art collection. The museum offers a unique glimpse into the lifestyle of the well-to-do Pope family at the turn of the 20th century and their world renowned impressionist art collection featuring works by Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, and James McNeill Whistler.
Guide: Jeanne Fontaine
Wednesday, February 12
Depart: 8:30 am; return: 4:15 pm
Includes admissions, guided tour, lunch, bus transportation and gratuities.