Upcoming Exhibition

UConn Reads: Sacred Ground

The Benton Museum will be pairing with UConn Reads to present an exhibition in tandem with this year's UConn Reads book— Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America by Eboo Patel.

January 26 - March 12, 2017

upcoming Exhibition

art work entitled "Pizza Temple" by John O'Donnell

50th Annual Studio Art Faculty Exhibition 

This annual exhibition highlights recent work of the permanent faculty in the Art and Art History Department of the School of Fine Arts at UConn. 

January 26 - March 12, 2017

Permanent Collection

From Old Masters to Revolutionaries: Five Centuries of the Benton’s Best

The Benton is pleased to present a changing selection of its most prized possessions that span five centuries. We begin with a sixteenth-century double portrait by the Spanish court painter Alonso Sanchez Coello, whose unidentified subjects are a well-dressed noblewoman and child.

Upcoming Exhibitions


 Coming Soon to The Benton

March 23 - July 30, 2017
Objectifying Myself: Works by Women Artists from the Collection of Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Work It: Ellen Emmett Rand and the Art of Being Seen

Web Exhibition

The Work of Ellen Emmet Rand

Ellen Emmet Rand (March 4, 1875 – December 18, 1941) was a prolific American painter and illustrator. The Benton's collection proudly hosts a large sample of her artworks.