Doctor Gallaudet and His First Deaf Mute Pupil
Daniel Chester French, 1889
Black Lives Matter Mural Hartford
BLM 860 – Black Lives Matter 860, 2020
Christ Church Cathedral, Hartford
Ithiel Town, 1829
West Hartford Veterans Memorial
Vincent Stryeski, 2006
Wadsworth Atheneum: Morgan Memorial Building
Benjamin Wistar Morris, 1914
Wadsworth Atheneum: Colt Memorial Building
Benjamin Wistar Morris, 1910
Alexander Calder, 1973
Farmington Congregational Church
Equestrian Monument to the Marquis de Lafayette
Paul Wayland Bartlett, 1932
Doctor Gallaudet and His First Deaf Mute Pupil, Daniel Chester French, 1889
Daniel Chester French's 1924 sculpture of Doctor Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet was commissioned by the National Association for the Deaf to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the American School for the Deaf. The West Hartford monument is a second casting of French's 1889 bronze original which is at Gallaudet College in Washington D.C.
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Black Lives Matter Mural Hartford, BLM 860 – Black Lives Matter 860, 2020
The Hartford Black Lives Matter street painting was created on July 26, 2020 as part of the nationwide protest movement “Black Lives Matter” that erupted following the May 25, 2020 strangulation of George Floyd in Minneapolis by police officer Derek Chauvin. The street art mural is over one hundred feet long, and is painted on the surface of Trinity Street in Bushnell Park within sight of the Connecticut State Capitol.
- Street Art
Christ Church Cathedral, Hartford, Ithiel Town, 1829
Christ Church Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Episcopal Archdiocese of Connecticut. The building is situated at 955 Main Street, Hartford. The cathedral itself is an historic gothic revival design of the 1820’s by the architect Ithiel Town, who also designed the original castellated Wadsworth Atheneum.
West Hartford Veterans Memorial, Vincent Stryeski, 2006
The Connecticut Veterans Memorial in West Hartford was designed in 2002-2003 by Vincent Stryeski of Kaestle Boos Associates, New Britain. Stryeski and a group of summer interns entered a competition for the commission by the Town Council of West Hartford, and won. The monument itself is a circular timeline denoting war events made with polished black granite blocks.
- Landscape Design
- West Hartford
Wadsworth Atheneum: Morgan Memorial Building, Benjamin Wistar Morris, 1914
Wadsworth Atheneum: Colt Memorial Building, Benjamin Wistar Morris, 1910
The Wadsworth Atheneum Colt Memorial Building was funded by the late Samuel Colt’s widow, Elizabeth Hart Jarvis Colt who wanted it built to house her expansive collection. The Colt Building serves as a link between several forms of architecture that can be seen throughout the various buildings that form the Atheneum.
Stegosaurus, 1973, Alexander Calder, 1973
Alexander Calder’s painted steel sculpture from 1973, Stegosaurus, stands at the Burr Mall in between the Wadsworth Atheneum and City Hall in downtown Hartford. The work is a culmination of a sixty-six year project that began with a grant to the city of Hartford by Ella Burr McManus to build a memorial for her father.
Farmington Congregational Church, 1771
The wooden Greek Revival church at 75 Main Street in Farmington was built in 1771 and is one of the purest expressions of classical revival style in Connecticut. The Congregational First Church of Christ was founded in 1652.
Equestrian Monument to the Marquis de Lafayette, Paul Wayland Bartlett, 1932
Paul Bartlett's Marquis de Lafayette links Hartford to Paris. The 1907 first cast of the monument is today in Paris, America's gift to France in thanks for the Statue of Liberty of Liberty. This second cast of 1932 stands on Washington Street in Hartford and is Connecticut's finest example of an equestrian statue and a tribute to a foreign volunteer who helped the United States win its independence in the Revolution.