benton Sculpture Professor Monica Bock installs her work for the 50th Annual Faculty Exhibition.

Current 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

Current Exhibitionart work entitled "Pizza Temple" by John O'Donnell

50th Annual Studio Art Faculty Exhibition

This annual exhibition highlights recent work of the permanent, adjunct, and visiting faculty in Studio Art at the School of Fine Arts at UConn.

January 26 - March 12, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 2, 2017
4:30 – 6:30pm


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.

50th Anniversary

A groovin' 60s Cocktail Party

Saturday, April 8, 2017:
7–9 pm Cocktails, Hors d’Oeuvres & Silent Auction
8–10 pm Live Sixties Music with The Fever Band
9–10 pm Dessert & Coffee
Purchase tickets at the Benton or call us at 860 486 4520. $60 ($50 Benton Museum members) / $75 at the door (if available)
More details available here.

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.

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: Women Artists, Ellen Emmet Rand, and the Business of Seeing

Progression:  Then and Now
(Work by Visiting Artist Stanwyck Cromwell, organized by the Africana Institute, UConn.)