I have been to many large and wonderful art galleries on three different continents. I love art and I am interested in many different schools of art. This museum is not large, but it is laid out well. It begins with a gallery that introduces the guest to an overall "history" of American art. Then it is divided into various theme rooms which are easy to relate to. My favourite room is the Hudson River School gallery, which is currently enhanced by paintings from Church, Moran and others which are on loan to the museum into 2010.
This is not a place to find European masters or artist from Japan... it sticks to American art and American artists and it does an excellent job of presenting the genre. Each frame is made more enjoyable by a more extensive history of the art work than you find in most galleries. If you like art and you are in CT, take the time to visit. You will be glad you did.
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