Current ExhibitionFishman cropped

Ancestors of the Passage: Work by Imna Arroyo

January 18 – March 11, 2018

Current ExhibitionFishman cropped

51st Annual Studio Art Faculty Exhibition

January 18 – March 11, 2018

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.

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Upcoming Exhibitions


A Print Sampler: Explore Printmaking Techniques Through Polish Prints 1960-1990

March 22  -  May 27, 2018
Close Third Person: 2018 MFA Exhibition
April 3 - May 6, 2018
I AM A MAN: Photographs by Ernest C. Withers
February 1 - May 6, 2018
52nd Annual Studio Faculty Exhibition
August 31 - October 2018
The Business of Bodies: Ellen Emmet Rand and the Persuasion of Portraiture
October 25, 2018 - March 10, 2019



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.