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(41.3722,-72.1046)
 

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum is to bring the pleasure and understanding of art to the diverse communities of New London and Southeastern Connecticut. The Museum accomplishes this through its collection of American and European art, exhibitions, innovative educational programming, and outreach into the community.

Description

Lyman Allyn Art Museum is a community-based museum located in New London, Connecticut. Founded in 1932 by Harriet Upson Allyn in memory of her father, Lyman Allyn, the Museum serves the people of Southeastern Connecticut and is free to the residents of New London. The Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is a non-profit organization with 501(c) 3 status. Lyman Allyn Art Museum is a Founding Member of the Connecticut Art Trail.

Housed in a handsome Neo-Classical building designed by Charles A. Platt, the permanent collection includes over 10,000 paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, furniture and decorative arts, with an emphasis on American art from the 18th through 20th centuries.

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http://www.lymanallyn.org/

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