First Friday is “Pay-What-You-Wish” after 5:00 p.m. Join us on September 2 and celebrate the birthday of Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma” Moses with a slice of birthday cake and at 5:30 p.m. a guided tour of the Moses Gallery. At 6:30 p.m., join Independent Critic and Scholar of American Modernism, Karen Wilkin, and Curator at Bennington Museum, Jamie Franklin for a conversation about Milton Avery and his work.
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.