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Synonyms for atheneum

a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning

a place where reading materials are available

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The title of the exhibition, Legacy for the Future: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, is adapted from a 1936 public lecture given in New York City by former museum director Everett Austin that highlighted the importance of enjoying and studying the things of the past while using them as a guide and criterion for the present.
The will mentioned that the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford should play a role, but said nothing of the Metropolitan Museum, of which Morgan had been president, and where he had hoped that the city of New York would fund a wing for the things he had assembled.
From Slave to Soldier: Based on a True Civil War Story by Deborah Hopkinson Illustrated by Brian Floca Atheneum Books for Young Readers January 2007 $3.
Through this Bourdevin lens one best grasps the diverse contents of Museum Highlights, which include writings on other artists (Louise Lawler, Allan McCollum); project statements; performance transcripts; speculative essays on working method; and a letter to a curator about the Wadsworth Atheneum, detailing her approach to research in that museum.
A sculpture was also being unveiled at The Atheneum, an historic building which is the new headquarters of Sunderland Housing Group.
Photo courtesy of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT.
Ted Bernstein's evergreen "The Careful Writer" (New York, Atheneum, 1972) displays center around as follows: " 'The strikers are at odds over their actual grievances, but these appear to center around the vacation provision of the contract.
One cube contains very limited information on eight new proposals including a competition-winning strategy to enlarge the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut.
April 10--The Detroit Regional Chamber's first-ever MEGA Membership Reception and Atheneum Annual Client Day at the Atheneum Suite Hotel and Conference Center in Detroit, 5-8 p.
The project we've undertaken here at the University of Kentucky in Lexington is called the Digital Atheneum, and it reunites science and the humanities through collaborative research that aims to develop a digital library of previously inaccessible, damaged manuscripts from the famous Cottonian collection in The British Library.
She was forth with invited to join Atheneum as Consulting Editor and Director of Margaret K.
for waterproofing activities in basement-level storage areas at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.
Christopher Paul Curtis, author of Elijah of Buxton, published by Scholastic, is recipient of the 2008 Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Ashley Bryan is recipient of the 2008 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for Let It Shine, written by Ashley Bryan and published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
COMPLAINT from Brian Hanegan of Speke that Cruel Sea, the Everyman docu-drama about Liverpool WW2 merchant navy crews, could be mistaken for an adaptation of THE Cruel Sea, Nicholas Monserrat's novel inspired by Battle of the Atlantic Royal Navy personnel - staged to celebrate the Monserrat archive being given to the Atheneum Club by his widow Ann.
Vase with poppies, 1886, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, JH1104/F279.