The Benton at Home

The Benton at Home

Digital Resources

We’ve gathered together resources to help our community access the museum from home during Covid. Explore talks by artists and scholars, online exhibitions and guides to the Benton’s collections, as well as new scavenger hunts.

Watch and Listen

Virtual Exhibition Walkthrough: Celebrating Art by Women

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Exhibition curator Amanda Douberley explores the exhibition, Encounters with the Collection: Celebrating Art by Women, at The William Benton Museum of Art. Co-sponsored by the UConn Women's Center in celebration of their 50th anniversary.

Ray Guns Exhibition Walkthrough

Ray Guns Exhibition Walkthrough

Exhibition co-curator and UConn Associate Professor of Art Alison Paul takes a closer look at the exhibition, "Ray Guns, Dames, and the Guilty Gaze: Feminism and the Golden Age of Science Fiction Pulps".

Saving the Nut Museum

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Christopher Steiner explores the unique trajectory of Elizabeth Tashjian’s life and her eclectic artistic career.

Picturing the Pandemic

Picturing the Pandemic

A faculty dialogue with Sarah S. Willen (Anthropology) & Alexis L. Boylan (Africana Studies/Art and Art History), co-curators of "Picturing the Pandemic: Images from the Pandemic Journaling Project" at Hartford Public Library Downtown.‎‎‎

Mithila Art, The Vital Tradition

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David Szanton presents the 2022 Radha Devi Joshi Lecture in India Studies.

Studio Art Faculty 2021 Artist Talks

Studio Art Faculty 2021 Artist Talks

Pamela Bramble, Janet Pritchard and Judith Thorpe discuss their work in the 2021 Studio Art Faculty Exhibition.

Look and Learn

Prints and People Online Catalog

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View the Prints and People Brochure.

Encounters with the Collection: Wood

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A wide-ranging look at wood as a material in art making through works of art drawn from The Benton’s collection.

Molas Collection Guide

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

The Human Epoch: Living in the Anthropocene

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This exhibition is in support of a new introductory environmental literacy and science course offered by the Department of Geosciences at UConn.

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).

Arpilleras Collection Guide

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


Seeing Climate Change Podcast

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Listen to the Seeing Climate Change Podcast on WHUS.

Facing History Exhibition Playlist

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A playlist curated by Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar, Professor of History and Director, Center for the Study of Popular Music at the University of Connecticut

Project Fashion Takeover

Project Fashion Takeover

Watch virtual fashion shows of looks inspired by the museum’s collections.

Outdoor Sculpture Virtual Tour

Outdoor Sculpture Virtual Tour

Enjoy a self-guided virtual art and sculpture tour on UConn’s beautiful campus. To begin tour, click “present”

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.

WHUS Radio Playlists

WHUS Radio Playlists

Listen to a series of curated playlists for The Benton by WHUS Radio.