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Visiting the Amistad Center

The Amistad Centerfor Art & Culture
At The Wadsworth Atheneum
Museum of Art
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103-2990
860.838.4133

Photo detail credit Grapefruit Picking Time by Ellis Ruley
Visiting the Amistad Center

The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art


Founded in 1987, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture is an independent not-for-profit cultural arts organization, housed at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Our two organizations - The Amistad Center for Art & Culture and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art - are partners in a unique collaboration designed to inspire and bring enjoyment of art and culture to diverse audiences in the Greater Hartford region and beyond. The Amistad Center's collection is comprised of 7,000 objects including original paintings, sculpture, artifacts, historical documents and photographs as well as memorabilia and rare books that document the African American experience.

The Amistad Center is located at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 600 Main Street Downtown Hartford.

The Wadsworth's main number is (860) 278-2670.

To arrange a group visit or tour, please call (860) 838-4046.

Please click here for complete details about museum hours, admission fees, directions, parking, and more!

Contact The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
By phone: (860) 838-4133
By email:
By fax: (860) 527-0803