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American Eccentricities: A Presentation by Sarah Peters

On Saturday, March 2 at 2:00 p.m. in the Paresky Wing of the Bennington Museum, sculptor Sarah Peters discusses her studio practice in relationship to the history of American sculpture and representative objects in Bennington Museum’s vast collection. Join us to see what objects Peters has been researching in the Museum’s collection as the basis for her talk and for a small, special installation inside the museum.

February 19th, 2019|Press Releases|

New Finds about the Battle of Bennington

On Saturday, February 2 during FREE Community Day at the Bennington Museum, join the Curator of the Bennington Museum Jamie Franklin at 2:00 pm when he presents “A Battle of Bennington Veteran’s Portrait Rediscovered – and Acquired.” Learn about the fortunate circumstances that led to Bennington Museum’s acquisition of a tintype and miniature portrait of Lt. Jonathan Holton, a soldier in the Battle of Bennington. Franklin’s brief presentation serves as the introduction to “Sipp Ives – a Black Green Mountain Boy Killed at the Battle of Bennington” a talk given by Phil Holland and Lion Miles exploring the often overlooked stories of the black soldiers who fought in the American Revolution.

January 22nd, 2019|Press Releases|

Bennington Museum Takes a New Look at Art and History

From its beginning, Bennington Museum has collected documents, objects, and art that reflect the region’s, and state’s, rich history.  This continues today.  However, over the past ten years the Museum has taken a new look at more recent works created by regional artists which has allowed the Museum and its visitors to further explore the rich history of Bennington and Vermont.  Many of these works have found their way into the Museum’s collection and are included in the opening exhibitions for 2019. Join us on Saturday, February 2 when admission to Bennington Museum is FREE for everyone from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

January 22nd, 2019|Press Releases|

Closing Reception for Pat Musick’s Exhibition at Bennington Museum

Join artist Pat Musick on December 20 when Bennington Museum hosts a closing reception for her retrospective exhibit Where Did You Come From, Anyway? On display are works that demonstrate the progression as Musick’s art develops from two dimensions to her signature wall sculptures. The reception is from 4:00 to 5:00 PM, is free and open to the public.

December 11th, 2018|Press Releases|