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Bennington Museum

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75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
(802) 447-1571 https://benningtonmuseum.org

February 2019

The Mind’s Eye: Paintings, Sculpture, and Books by Paul Katz

February 1 @ 8:00 AM - May 27 @ 5:00 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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February 1 through May 27 – Annual Student Art Show This exhibition features a variety of works, including paintings, sculpture and drawing books, mainly from Katz’s Prelude and Interlock series. The Preludes are the paintings and objects with words on ribbons. The words are all taken from Henry Wordsworth’s poem “Prelude.” The look of the work was inspired in part by a photograph Katz saw in the New York Times in the days following 9/11. The image was of an…

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Winter Vacation Week Workshops

February 18 @ 1:00 PM - February 22 @ 4:00 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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$10 – $15

February 18 through 22 (not February 20) 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday Grades K through 4 $10/member $15/non-member each workshop Includes snack and all materials Registration is required. Please register no later than February 7 by calling 802-447-1571 ext. 203. Join in the exploration of winter for a day or for the week. Read more >>

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March 2019

American Eccentricities

March 2 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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Join Sculptor Sarah Peters for American Eccentricities, an artist’s talk in collaboration with Usdan Gallery at Bennington College. Peters discusses her studio practice in relationship to the history of American sculpture and representative objects in the Bennington Museum collection. Her research at the museum extends from the Usdan Gallery exhibition The Body Stops Here: Keiko Narahashi and Sarah Peters on view at Usdan Gallery, February 26 through March 30.

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April 2019

Meet the Curator and Spring Social

April 7 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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Sunday, April 7, 3:00 pm to 5 pm View Up Home: Hand-Colored Photographs by Susanne and Neil Rappaport with Bennington Museum curator, Jamie Franklin; Vermont Folklife Center Director of Archives and Research, Andy Kolovos; Senior Photographer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Eileen Travell; and special guest, Alan David Griswold, great grandson of Minnie Griswold whose home is the focus of the exhibition. Enjoy the discussion which ties together the documentary work and artistic expression found in this unique exhibition.…

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Appraisal Fair – Is that Junk or a Treasure?

April 13 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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$5

Find out if that quirky piece you always wanted to know about is a family heirloom worth a lot of money or just a quirky piece that has been in your attic for years. The Appraisal Fair is planned for on Saturday, April 13 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bring in the pieces you always wanted to know about, get them appraised, and have your questions answered. Come visit Bennington Museum’s Appraisal Fair, and perhaps discover what that treasure…

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May 2019

Stoneware Collectors Meeting

May 3 @ 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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Tour places in Bennington related to the pottery industry 12:30 to 2:00 pm. Return to the Museum and enjoy a presentation by Cathie Zusy and Warren Broderick from 3:00 to 4:30 pm on new developments in Bennington stoneware research, highlighting five different areas where research into the historic Bennington potteries of the 19th Century continues.

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August 2019

1863 Jane Stickle Quilt

August 31 @ 8:00 AM - October 14 @ 5:00 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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The quilt that inspires quilters all over the world will be on its yearly display at the Bennington Museum from August 31 through October 14.  Brought to the museum over 60 years ago, the Jane Stickle Quilt is only shown for a short time each year due to the fragility of the fabric.  Quilters from around the country, and world, plan trips to the region during that time to see the 1863 quilt.  The Jane Stickle Quilt is comprised of…

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