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Saturday Afternoon Studio

William Benton Museum of Art 253 Glenbrook Rd, Mansfield,, CT

Roll up your sleeves and get ready for hands-on art adventures this 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. Register early to secure your preferred dates; please contact Curator of Education, Mollie Sixsmith: mollie.sixsmith@uconn.edu. $15 per student Valentine Print-Making Saturday, February 4,…

$15.00

Art Encounters: Seeing Truth

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Join Benton educators for an interactive two-part workshop exploring Seeing Truth: Art, Science, Museums, and Making Knowledge. Learn more about works of art and objects in the exhibition through close looking and discussion. Then design and construct an accordion pocket journal to record your own truths. Materials kit available at the front desk one week…

$5.00

Book Launch: “More than Scenery: Yellowstone, an American Love Story” by Janet Pritchard

William Benton Museum of Art 253 Glenbrook Rd, Mansfield,, CT

Janet L. Pritchard will introduce her book "More than Scenery: Yellowstone, an American Love Story", with a reception to follow. Through captivating photographs and insightful text, the artist surveys how generations of visitors have invested Yellowstone—the world’s first national park—with ideas, beliefs, and values reflecting their historical moment. Janet L. Pritchard is a landscape photographer…

Night at the Museum Faculty Dialogue

William Benton Museum of Art 253 Glenbrook Rd, Mansfield,, CT

UConn faculty Alexis L. Boylan (Africana Studies and Art and Art History), guest curator of Seeing Truth, and Sandy Grande (Political Science and Native American and Indigenous Studies), will discuss the Night at the Museum franchise and representations of Indigeneity, art, and museums. Positioned as a light, family-friendly comedy, the films use the American Museum…

Virtual Exhibition Walkthrough: Celebrating Art by Women

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Join assistant curator/academic liaison Amanda Douberley for a closer look at the exhibition, Encounters with the Collection: Celebrating Art by Women. The exhibition is the second in a series of permanent collection gallery rotations that bring fresh perspectives to the interpretation of the Benton’s holdings. This installation is mounted in support of two 50th anniversary celebrations…

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Saturday Afternoon Studio

William Benton Museum of Art 253 Glenbrook Rd, Mansfield,, CT

Roll up your sleeves and get ready for hands-on art adventures this 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. Register early to secure your preferred dates; please contact Curator of Education, Mollie Sixsmith: mollie.sixsmith@uconn.edu. $15 per student Valentine Print-Making Saturday, February 4,…

$15.00