benton Guerrilla Girls Poster. Do Women have to be naked to get into the Met. DiCapua Anne D'Alleva

Current Exhibition

Guerrilla Girls: Art, Activism & the “F” Word

Founded in 1985, a group of female artists joined together to form the Guerrilla Girls, an art activist group devoted to protesting the under-representation of female artists in many of the world’s most prominent art museums.

CURRENT Exhibition

Are We All Here? 2016 MFA Exhibition

Are We All Here? is the culminating exhibition of the two-year Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Connecticut.

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 Snchez Coello, whose unidentified subjects are a well-dressed noblewoman and child.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Coming Soon to The Benton

Blow Up: Inflatable Contemporary Art
Summer 2016

First Folio!  The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare
September 2 - September 25, 2016

The Mark and Rosalind Shenkman Collection of Americana:  Early Campaign Flags
Fall 2016

50th Annual Faculty Exhibition
Fall 2016