The Benton at Home

The Benton at Home

Digital Resources

While the William Benton Museum of Art remains temporarily closed to the public, we’ve gathered together resources to help our community access the museum from home. Explore talks by artists and scholars, online exhibitions and guides to the Benton’s collections, as well as new scavenger hunts.


Watch and Listen

Studio Art MFA 2020 Artist Talks

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Olivia Baldwin, Elizabeth Ellenwood, Shadia Heenan Nilforoush, and Chad Uehlein introduce their work.

The Art Museum and the Archive

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Benton curator Amanda Douberley discusses the role of the museum with Graham Stinnett on the d’Archive podcast.

Gene and Georgia Mittelman Lecture in the Arts

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Marta Anna Raczek-Karcz presents “Metaphor and Irony: The Krakow School of Printmaking.”

Guerrilla Girls Gig

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A thought-provoking performance from the feminist activist artists’ visit to UConn in 2016.


Look & Learn

2020 Faculty Exhibition

2020 Faculty Exhibition

New work by faculty in the Studio Art and Digital Media & Design departments at UConn’s School of Fine Arts.

2020 MFA Thesis Exhibition

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New work by graduating students in the Studio Art and Digital Media & Design MFA programs at UConn’s School of Fine Arts.

Arpilleras Collection Guide

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Folk art? Messages of protest? Historical records? Chilean arpilleras are all of these.

The Lure of Cuba Online Catalog

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Discover a key episode in the storied career of American Scene painter Reginald Marsh (1898-1954).

Molas Collection Guide

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Explore the Elisabeth Hans Collection of molas, textile designs of the Kuna Indians of Panama.

Steaming Ahead Online Exhibition

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Learn more about the work of Reginald Marsh through his prints and watercolors of locomotives.


Play

Campus Art and Sculpture Hunt

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Enjoy a self-guided art and sculpture treasure hunt across UConn’s beautiful campus. Designed for any age.

Thursdays with The Benton

Thursdays with The Benton

The Benton's popular First Thursday open house is going online this semester with weekly activities, crafts, workshops & more.