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Nancy Stula, executive director and curator of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, is leaving that position to become executive director of the William Benton Museum of Art on the campus of University of Connecticut in Storrs. She starts her new job...
The William Benton Museum of Art, 245 Glenbrook Road on the campus of the University of Connecticut in Storrs, is hosting a forum on Friday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. The Friday Art Forum: Beyond the Picture event is themed “Who Gets To Call It...
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MansfieldNancy Stula, who has led the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London since 2008, has been named the executive director of the William Benton Museum of Art, effective July 1. Stula was named executive director and curator of Lyman Allyn in 2009 after serving...
The gilded age of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby was a rapidly modernizing society, when the forces of the new and the old duked it out. On March 15, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut will explore the artistic world of the...
Tags: Artists, Museums, Storrs, Arts and Culture, Arts
The state's art museum/gallery scene seems to be heating up these days. UConn's Benton Museum keeps pace this spring, with three new exhibits that draw on their deep reserves of 18th-century works on Classical themes ("These Groves Were Once the Home of...
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Imagine yourself surrounded by eight individuals, all jabbering away at once at something or other. You'd hear bits of sentences, word fragments, syllables, spaces and breaths. Few long, well thought-out utterances would survive. Differences between the...
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Artists capture the lives they know. They always have. Part of that job includes choosing an artistic medium: paint, sculpture, video, music, fiction, what-have-you. At the end of the 19th century, following their predecessors Hogarth and Goya, German...
Tags: Fine Artists, Artists, Storrs, Arts and Culture, Arts
Visit the William Benton Museum of Art to see an exhibition that was inspired by an artist's appreciation for discarded material. The collection, entitled "From Objects to Object: Found Sculpture by Leo Sewell," is made from items artist Leo Sewell...
Tags: Artists, Museums, Storrs, Arts and Culture, Sculpture
Ahhh... Spring has arrived, and summer's on its way. Head to the Benton Museum anytime before August 5th and view Four Seasons, an exhibit inspired by the yearly changes in climate, mood and atmosphere we often take for granted here in the Northeast....
Tags: Storrs, Arts and Culture, Arts
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Since as early as 1898, the University of Connecticut has been busy amassing, archiving and preserving historical garments, 50 of which (including this young woman's day dress from 1875) will be on display in the new exhibit at the Benton Museum (no, they...
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Gov. Dannel Malloy’s plan to eliminate 25 state boards and commissions as a way to “shrink government” sure does sound fine and dandy. After all, do we really need a “Board of Directors of the Lower Fairfield County Conference/...
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