Jay Craven’s new seaside film drama, “Peter and John,” screens at the Bennington Museum in the Ada Paresky Education Center at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23. Director Jay Craven will introduce the film and lead a post-screening Q & A. “Peter and John” marks Craven’s eighth narrative film based in New England – and it was recently nominated for a 2016 New England Emmy.
Duane Michals: Photographs from the Floating World On view at the Bennington Museum from August 6 through October 30 is a remarkable photography exhibition of works by Duane Michals, known by many as one of the great photographic innovators of the last century, widely known for his work with series, multiple exposures, and text.
Opening Saturday, July 16 and on view through October 2 in the Regional Artists Gallery of Bennington Museum is a vibrant exhibition of recent paintings by Baltimore and North Bennington painter Mark Barry. Please join us in the gallery at 3:00 p.m. to meet the artist. Mark describes his work as “Painting the seemingly ordinary moments in life that aren’t ordinary at all.”
Vermont through Milton Avery’s Eyes - Bennington Museum presents its major 2016 exhibition Milton Avery’s Vermont, the first focused look at the work this great American modernist created based upon his summers spent in southern Vermont, 1935 through 1943.
Join in the conversation on June 25 at 3:00 p.m. when artist Sally Gil, guest curator Sophie Brech-West, and Bennington Museum curator Jamie Franklin gather in the Regional Artists’ Gallery to talk about the works in Out of This World, Lush Abstract Landscapes by Sally Gil.
The first “Music at the Museum” series concludes on June 11 at 2:00 p.m. when Repast, an early music ensemble based in New York City, shares JS Bach’s Musical Offering.
Who knew that the quintessential New England town of Bennington, VT was a hub of digital design and technology? Over the last fifteen years, there has been a profound transformation taking place in the way things are made, all across the world, and here in Bennington too.