Housed in a handsome Romanesque Revival building, the Slater Museum collection includes fine and decorative art representing a broad range of world cultures of the Americas, Asia, Europe and Africa, plus historical artifacts and ethnographic material from five continents and 35 centuries.
Included are 18th – 20th century American paintings and decorative arts; work by contemporary and 20th century Connecticut craftsmen and artists, African art, and a collection of 227 plaster cast copies of ancient Egyptian, Archaic, Greek, Roman and Renaissance sculpture. The adjacent Converse Art Gallery hosts six changing exhibitions throughout the year.
Slater Museum is on the CT Art trail
Explore Ruley’s artwork while examining the story of his life and death