Art, Children's, Culture, Library, Specialized
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry is one of America’s hidden treasures—a superb collection of over 2,500 puppets from all over the world; an archive of books, manuscripts, posters, drawings, audio-visual materials and photographs all covering the history of puppetry. It is also the new home of the Puppeteers of America’s Audio-Visual Collection: the largest collection of videotapes, films, and other media about puppetry in the United States.
Art, Culture, History, Library, University
The William Benton Museum of Art, situated at the heart of the University of Connecticut campus at Storrs, has a permanent collection of more than 6,000 works of art dating from the 15th to the 21st century including significant works by Kathe Kollwitz, Reginald Marsh, Mary Cassatt, Ernest Lawson, Childe Hassam, Rembrandt Peale, Maurice Prendergast, Gustav Klimt and Georges Braque.