Where Slater Memorial Museum Norwich, Connecticut

The J. F. Slater Memorial Museum is an art museum located in a historic building built in 1885 on the grounds of the Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, Connecticut. Designed in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, it is considered the finest work of architect Stephen C. Earle. It is part of the Chelsea Parade Historic District. The museum has a collection of plaster casts of famous Egyptian, Roman, Greek, and Renaissance statues. It also exhibits 18th to 20th century American paintings and decorative arts, 17th to 19th century European paintings and decorative arts, colonial historic artifacts, sculptures from Africa and Oceania, and Native American artifacts. The attached Converse Art Gallery organizes six new exhibitions every year. The museum was gifted to the Norwich Free Academy by William A. Slater, son of John Fox Slater.

Adress :108 Crescent St, Norwich, CT 06360-3556

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