2/6FIRST THURSDAY AT THE BENTON
FIRST THURSDAY AT THE BENTONThursday, February 6th, 202004:30 PM - 08:00 PMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
Open house in partnership with the Beanery, WHUS & SHaW.
WHUS DJ's live in the galleries (DJ Kalabi Yau and others)
Visit with cute Therapy Dogs
4:30–8:00 in the Beanery
• 25% off coffee and espresso drinks
• Open Mic
4:30–8:00 in the Museum Galleries
• DIY Valentine/Friendship Cards (all materials provided)
• Scavenger Hunts
• Enjoy Live DJ music
Bring your dorm mates, friends, co-workers, or family.
2/10Meditation Monday with SHaW - UConn Students only
Meditation Monday with SHaW - UConn Students onlyMonday, February 10th, 202004:00 PM - 05:00 PMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
All levels are welcome to foster your wellbeing and enjoy meditating among the art.
This program is open to students only.
First come, first serve with a maximum of 30 participants.
Please arrive between 3:45 and 4pm to check in at the front desk.
Late arrivals will not be granted access. **Please note that all beverages, food, and bags will be stowed at the reception desk.
This event is In collaboration with Student Health and Wellness.
Doors open at 3:45pm. Come early because this event is limited to the first 30 people.Contact Information: Karen Sommer 860-486-5084 More
2/20Film Screening: Cold War (2018)
Film Screening: Cold War (2018)Thursday, February 20th, 202004:00 PM - 06:00 PMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
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Set against the backdrop of the 1950s Cold War in Poland, two people of differing backgrounds and temperaments begin an almost impossible romance.
This is a historical period drams directed by Pawel Pawlikowski. The film premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival on 10 May 2018. Critics praised its acting, screenplay, direction and cinematography.
After the film, Professor Friedemann Weidauer, German Studies at UConn, will hold a short discussion about the period.
Rating: 92% by Rotten Tomatoes
This screening is part of the Human Rights Institute Film Series at UConn.
A short discussion follows with Friedemann Weidauer, Professor of German at UConn.
https://benton.uconn.edu/friedemann-weidauer/Contact Information: The Benton Museum Visitor Services 486-4520 More
2/24CANCELLED - Meditation Monday in the Galleries
CANCELLED - Meditation Monday in the GalleriesMonday, February 24th, 202004:30 PM - 05:30 PMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
2/27ISSS Coffee Hour
ISSS Coffee HourThursday, February 27th, 202002:00 PM - 04:00 PMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
Stop by for an interactive presentation about the Polish culture and to see the museum's temporary exhibition on DEMOKRACJA GRAFIKA: The Democracy of Print. The museum's exhibition celebrates UConn Professor Emeritus of Printmaking Gus Mazzocca’s gift to the Benton of more than 150 prints by Polish artists. The prints came to Mazzocca through the exchange program that he established in 1984 with the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland
ISSS Coffee Hour is sponsored by the International Student and Scholar Services and hosted by the William Benton Museum of Art.Contact Information: Karen Sommer 6-5084 More
2/28Critical Looking: A Gallery Dialogue
Critical Looking: A Gallery DialogueFriday, February 28th, 202012:15 AM - 12:45 AMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
Friday, February 28th
Tap your powers of observation and
investigate a single work of art through
close looking and discussion with
Amanda Douberley, Assistant Curator/
The focus of this month's subject is a sculpture "Mother and Child" (1945) by.Isabel Case Borgatta (American, 1921-2017), from the museum's collection.
Develop your critical thinking skills by learning to look at objects in detail. This skill is useful in navigating everyday life, your job or studies.