Monument Society

Support our mission to excite the imagination and inspire innovative thinking.

We are pleased to introduce a new level of Bennington Museum membership: the Monument Society. Members of the Monument Society enjoy unique access to Bennington Museum, including exclusive tours hosted by the Executive Director or Curator, and special Monument Society events and parties.

Be among the first to join Monument Society today! Join the newest members.
Monument Society Members:
Carolyn Blitz and Joshua Sherman
Peter and Claudia Kinder
Judith Kniffin and Bruce Lierman
Abigail Martin
Jane and Kenneth Moriarty
Priscilla and Charles Salem
Edie Sawitsky and Michael Keane
Donald Trachte and Michel Kimball
Consie West
James and Kathleen Williams
Tom Woodward and David LePere

Monument Society members are part of an intimate philanthropic community. By participating in the group, you demonstrate your dedication to Bennington Museum’s mission to engage and transform our visitors and our community by connecting them to our region’s diverse arts, rich history, and culture of innovation.

You can register to become a Monument Society member at the annual rate of $1,200. We will also give anyone donating $1,200 or more to the Annual Fund the opportunity to convert some or all of that gift to a Monument Society membership. (All but $202.98 of the gift will remain tax-deductible.)

Look for the Monument Society option when your membership renewal arrives, contact us today to request a membership form, or join online above.

Coming up
A very special event for Monument Society Members Only

Hall Art Foundation Private Tour followed by Dinner at SoLo Farm & Table
October 19, 3:00 to 10:30 pm
Limited to 20 attendees
Advanced reservations are required by October 11
Open and Free to all Monument Society members (membership includes a total of 2 people)
Monument Society members may invite additional guests for $300 per person after October 1
Call 802-447-1571 ext. 202 to make your reservation, email ajones@benningtonmuseum.org, OR make your reservation online.

What is in store for this special event

3:00 pm: A shuttle departs from Bennington Museum. Arrive at the Hall Art Foundation for cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres followed by a docent-led private tour. The Hall Art Foundation is situated on a former dairy farm in Vermont and consists of a converted 19th-century stone farmhouse and three barns that house an extensive collection of postwar and contemporary art works.

6:30 pm: The shuttle takes the group to SoLo Farm & Table for a delicious dinner. SoLo Farm & Table combines warmth and sophisticated farm-to-table dining set in an 18th century farmhouse in South Londonderry, Vermont. After years of restaurant experience in Manhattan and Europe, husband and wife team Chloe & Wesley Genovart relocated from the city and opened SoLo in 2011. Offering a seasonal ingredient-driven menu that is ever evolving and changing,SoLo is hyper focused on quality and sustainability, as well as simplicity.

After dinner the shuttle returns to Bennington Museum arriving by 10:30 pm.

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