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Athenaeum

A temple or place dedicated to Athene, or Minerva; specifically an institution founded at Rome by Hadrian for the promotion of literary and scientific studies, and imitated in the provinces.
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Finally, Jack Morgan gave about 1,300 objects to the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, enough to give that museum one of the most important holdings of decorative arts in the United States.
Let It Shine: Three Favorite Spirituals by Ashley Bryan Atheneum Books for Young Readers January 2007 $16.
The library within The Atheneum gave inventor Joseph Swan his inspiration.
From the Collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art October 23, 2004 through January 9, 2005
In that spirit, the Digital Atheneum project is developing leading-edge computer techniques and algorithms to digitize damaged manuscripts and then restore markings and other content that are no longer visible.
Draper for November Blues, published by Atheneum Books for Young Adults; and Charles R.
Traditions/Transitions: The Changing World of Fiber Art" is on exhibit at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art through March 6 and showcases newly acquired works by Lenore Tawney and Norma Minkowitz, as well as works by Olga de Amaral, Sheila Hicks and Gerhardt Knodel.
BALLETS Russes to Balanchine: Dance at the Wadsworth Atheneum, a sumptuous display of 80 works of art, 25 costumes, archival material, and photographs--all mounted in tribute to George Balanchine on the occasion of his centennial--runs through January 2, 2005, at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in downtown Hartford, CT.
Even the genres of his perfectly scripted and shot films take their cue from the functions of the art system: The Matrix Effect, 2000, made for the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, is moderated by children in the style of museum docents, while art criticism and theory find their counterpart in the Texas sermon.
Last exhibited in the United States in 1998, the selections are from the collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn.
The trustees of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn.
Dovey Coe by Frances O'Roark Dowell Atheneum, $16 Dovey Coe may be brutally outspoken, but that doesn't mean she up and murdered Parnell Caraway-- even if folks say he had it coming.