Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Our continuing series of diverse projects for the Wadsworth Atheneum includes the design and installation of a new first-floor gallery, a new lighting plan to properly illuminate the collections, a redesign of the conservator’s studio and textile storage areas, and extensive repairs and restorations to various envelope components of the five-building campus.

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In addition, QA+M developed a comprehensive plan to make the complex fully HC accessible, with several new elevators and a series of ramps seamlessly integrated into the historic architecture. We also provided assistance with the decoration and installation of several period rooms, coordinated the architectural changes for a new central air-conditioning system, managed the re-roofing of the entire complex. Finally QA+M coordinated and managed the complete and complicated rebuild of the enormous historic skylight based on QA+M’s details.


Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art


Hartford, Connecticut


Ongoing as required




2016 American Institute of Architects
2016 AIA Connecticut Design Award
2016 Citation Award, Adaptive Reuse / Historic Preservation

QA+M Architecture is a full-service architectural firm that provides programming, planning and interior design for clients in commercial, community, education, healthcare, historical, housing, and recreational/athletic markets. Staffed by 34 dedicated professionals, including 14 licensed architects, QA+M has grown to be the 4th largest architectural firm in the Greater Hartford area.


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