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School of Fine ArtsThe William Benton Museum of Art

General Programs

Art in Small Bites – Join our docents to learn more about the art and architecture around us! Every other Wednesday in the Fall starting September 7 at 12:15 pm. 

See the Calendar for more information on these tours.
November 16:  “Learning To Look” Tour
December 7:  Gallery Talk

New items arriving in the store for your holiday shopping. Jewelry, scarves, gifts, cards, and stocking stuffers.
December 6 – 22: 25% off all clearance only items on the sale cart. No sale on regular items
December 10 & 11: 20% Museum Members only Sale on all regularly priced items.
December 13-18: 10% off all regular priced items in the store (members receive 20%)
December 20: 20% off all regularly priced items (members receive 30%)
December 21: 30% off all regularly priced items (members receive 40%)
December 22: 40% off all regularly priced items (members receive 50%)

MAKE-IT TAKE-IT HOLIDAY CARDS AND ORNAMENTS: Join us in the Atrium at the William Benton Museum of Art from Dec. 6th – Dec. 18th to make your holiday cards and/or ornaments. We are providing the card, ornaments, glitter, markers, stamps, and glue. You only need to bring your creativity! Cards are $3.99 each or 2/$6.00 and ornaments are $4.99 each or 2/$8.00. You can pick up your blank card and/or ornaments at the front desk, next to The Beanery in the William Benton Museum of Art. Let’s spread some holiday cheer!!

JUST DOODLE IT – Anytime. All visitors are welcome to sketch in the galleries. We supply sketchbooks and pencils. Or bring your own. Stop by anytime, grab a sketchbook, sit in front of a painting or sculpture, and practice your drawing skills in the Museum! Bring your colleagues or friends and get creative!  No experience necessary.

Gallery sketching rules:
Charcoal and pencil only; materials are available in the gallery or individuals may bring their own
Individuals who sketch in the galleries are asked to allow the flow of visitors and groups through the galleries