First Thursday at the Benton

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Pet Therapy Dogs visiting with UConn Students

FUN and FREE for all ages!
Bring your dorm mates, friends, co-workers, or family.

Open House is in partnership with the Beanery, WHUS, Student Health & Wellness (SHaW), and UConn’s African American Cultural Center

MARCH 5 

5:00–8:00 
WHUS DJ’s live in the galleries (DJ Kalabi Yau and others)
5:00-7:30
Visit with cute Therapy Dogs Benny and Witness

4:30–8:00 in the Museum Galleries
• Giveaways
• Hands-on activities: Polaroid Portraits – Decorate your own frames
• Scavenger Hunts
• Play Doh
• Register to Vote
• Get a new sticker
• Enjoy Live DJ music

4:30–8:00 in the Beanery

• 25% off coffee espresso drinks
• Open Mic

 

APRIL 2 

5:00–8:00 
WHUS DJ’s live in the galleries (DJ Kalabi Yau and others)
5:00-7:30
Visit with cute Therapy Dogs Benny and Witness

4:30–8:00 in the Museum Galleries
• Giveaways
• Hands-on activities: Get Creative with Springtime Crafts and Origami Flowers
• Scavenger Hunts
• Play-Doh
• Register to Vote
• Get a new sticker

4:30–8:00 in the Beanery
• 25% off coffee espresso drinks
• Open Mic