One-Year Family or Individual Membership to New Britain Museum of American Art (Up to 69% Off)

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Subtlety is a hallmark of brilliant art, whether it's the hint of a smile on the Mona Lisa or the cow on a motorcycle in the background of American Gothic. Dive into the details with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $29 for a one-year family membership and two guest passes (a $95 value)
  • $39 for a one-year individual membership and admission to four Museum After Dark parties (a $125 value)

Museum After Dark parties allow patrons age 21 and older to sip beverages, explore galleries, dance to DJs and local bands, and participate in collaborative art projects. See the full list of membership amenities. This deal is open to both new and existing members.

New Britain Museum of American Art

Founded in 1903, New Britain Museum of American Art was designated the first museum in the country to be dedicated exclusively to American artwork. Upon its founding, wealthy industrialist John Butler Talcott endowed the museum with a hefty sum of gold bonds and bottled phoenix tears with which to purchase modern oil paintings. The collection blossomed to include other artistic media over time, and it now consists of more than 10,000 works spanning more than three centuries of American creative endeavor. The museum's permanent collections showcase works by noted American artists ranging from Norman Rockwell to John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt to Georgia O'Keeffe. Along with rotating exhibitions and borrowed collections, the museum showcases work by emerging artists.

Reviews

a wonderful museum experience overall

Nido4, TripAdvisor, 2/28/12

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Great glass exhibit...Fun on a hot day, to view the variety of American painters.”

  • “A LOT GREAT NEW THINGS”

  • “This is a great place, take your time and enjoy everything”


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    New Britain

    56 Lexington St.

    New Britain, Connecticut 06052

    860-229-0257

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In a Nutshell

Collection of 10,000 works of art includes oils, acrylics & sculptures culled from more than 300 years of American artistic endeavors

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 26th, 2012. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must activate by expiration date on your Groupon, membership expires 1 year from activation date. For option 2, must be 21 or older for after dark parties. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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