12/1FIRST THURSDAY Open House
FIRST THURSDAY Open HouseThursday, December 1st, 202204:30 PM - 07:00 PMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
Open house in partnership SHaW, WHUS & The Beanery Cafe
For details: https://benton.uconn.edu/first-thursday-at-the-benton/
12/1Pet Therapy At The Benton
Pet Therapy At The BentonThursday, December 1st, 202204:30 PM - 06:30 PMStorrs CampusThe BentonStudent Health and Wellness and the Benton Museum is hosting Pet Therapy every first Thursday of
each month! Stop by for some pet therapy play time at the Benton Museum every first Thursday from
4:30pm – 6:30pm.
Please note that Pet Therapy is provided on a volunteer basis. We cannot guarantee that dogs will be
present the entire time. Can't make it? No worries - Pet Therapy is WEEKLY! For a full Pet Therapy
schedule, visit: http://studenthealth.uconn.edu/pet-therapyContact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org More
12/3Saturday Afternoon Studio
Saturday Afternoon StudioSaturday, December 3rd, 202201:30 PM - 03:00 PMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
Roll up your sleeves and get ready for hands-on art adventures this fall and winter! Designed for children ages 7-11, the Benton’s Saturday Afternoon Studio sessions feature guided tours of current exhibitions and hands-on art making fun.
Peppermints, gumdrops, butterscotch and more! Participants will get creative as they design and build their own miniature graham cracker gingerbread-style house, complete with icing.
To ensure the highest quality instruction, all sessions are limited to twelve participants. Register early to secure your preferred dates; please contact Curator of Education, Mollie Sixsmith: email@example.com.
$15 per student (includes all materials, instruction, and guided tour)Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org More
12/6Homeschool Program: Winter Wonder Printed Cards
Homeschool Program: Winter Wonder Printed CardsTuesday, December 6th, 202210:30 AM - 12:00 PMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
After a scavenger hunt through the galleries, students will experiment with two different printing methods to create winter or holiday-themed cards.
$10 per student (includes all materials, instruction, and guided tour)
Register by phone to 860-486-1711 or email to email@example.com
12/8The Museum as “Social Instrument” and Storyteller: WWII and Now
The Museum as “Social Instrument” and Storyteller: WWII and NowThursday, December 8th, 202212:30 PM - 02:00 PMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
Held in conjunction with the 2022 Digital Media and Design Faculty Exhibition.
Clarissa J. Ceglio is a U.S. cultural historian and Associate Professor of digital humanities in the Digital Media and Design Department at the UConn Storrs campus. Her research focuses on the roles that physical and digital artifacts play in constructing national and social imaginaries within the context of museum work, past and present.