The new Bennington Museum - Get into It!

Join us on February 15 for Community Day!

 

After an extended ‘winter’ break be among the first to visit the newly redesigned and re-installed Grandma Moses Gallery.  Masterworks created by Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses that have never before been on exhibit at the Bennington Museum will be on view.  The Bennington Museum is reopening its doors to the public on February 14, and will be offering FREE admission on Saturday, February 15th.  It is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy special exhibits, the permanent collection, and all that the museum has to offer.  Come out to see the wonderful changes that took place during the winter break.  Hours are  from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day except Wednesday when the museum is closed to the public.  


 

February 14 through March 30

Annual Student Art Show

 

Celebrating the art created by students in public and private schools in Bennington and surrounding communities, this annual exhibit brings artwork of the region’s elementary, middle and high school students to the museum in a display ranging from whimsical projects by the young students to more advanced work of older students. Certificates of participation are presented to the students as they arrive to the show's grand opening on February 15.


Faces of Bennington, 1972-1978: 
Photographs by John Hubbard

Over twenty photographs taken by John Hubbard of people he encountered in the Bennington area during the 1970s, while he was a sports reporter and photographer at the Bennington Banner, have been selected to go into this wonderful black and white exhibit. These silver gelatin prints will be on view in the Limric Gallery.

 

Coming this Spring...April 12 through June 17

Three Vermont Impressionists

Paintings featured in Three Vermont Impressionists document the work of Clifford Adams Bayard, Arthur Gibbes Burton and George Loftus Noyes, all artists who painted the southern Vermont landscape in an impressionist vein during the early to mid-twentieth century.  These paintings will be on view in the Limric and Parmalee Galleries.



Regional Artists Exhibits

Every twelve weeks throughout the year, different regional artists have their work displayed in the museum’s Regional Artists Gallery. This year’s exhibitions include works by
Karl Mullen, February 15 through May 4
 Angus McCullough, May 10 through July 27
Jonathan Brand, August 2 through October 19
Margaret Kannenstine, October 25 through December 30.
  
Watch for details.             

 

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Check back often for additional information on these and other events. 

 

View of Bennington

Whether you enjoy beautiful music, great books, amazing art, shopping, celebrating, or digging into history, Bennington Museum has something special for you any time of the year. Our annual special events now include gastronomic adventures like the Brew and Food Pairing and Farm to Table Dinner.

 

Monthly Bennington Historical Society Meetings, periodic Regional Artist Openings, Stoneware Collectors Meetings, Books for Bennington, and Community Days, ensure something great for all ages and interests.