Bennington Museum’s major exhibition for 2019, “Fields of Change: 1960s Vermont” explores a complex time that in many ways has come to define Vermont as it is today more than any other historic moment.
Monday, July 1, 2019
Sand Springs Pool gives a relaxating setting for bathing in natural spring waters, outdoor recreation and fitness.
You can find the WCMA Museum Shop downtown at the temporary WCMA Summer Space during Summer 2019.
A student-curated exhibit of celebrating the Arts of the Book in Asia is now on view in the Chapin Library.
This exhibition traces the development of Emily Mason, former Bennington College student and one of the great abstract painters, as she ventures into the New York City art scene of the 1950s and 1960s.
Canadian artist Janet Cardiff’s acclaimed 2001 sound installation, The Forty Part Motet, deconstructs Thomas Tallis’s sixteenth-century choral work Spem in alium (Hope in any other) by assigning each of the forty voices to a single freestanding speaker in the gallery. Visitors can weave their way through this ring of speakers, coming in close to hear an individual singer’s […]
Featured in this exhibition are engravings, maps, and books created by the “Greenbush Group,” a small circle of artisans, entrepreneurs, and printmaker/publishers from Windsor County, Vermont.
Over the course of his long career, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919) continually turned to the human figure for artistic inspiration. The body—particularly the nude—was the defining subject of Renoir’s artistic practice, from his early days as a student copying the old masters in the Louvre to the early twentieth century, when his revolutionary style […]
MIND OF THE MOUND: CRITICAL MASS Trenton Doyle Hancock grew up in Paris, Texas, to a family of evangelical Baptist ministers and missionaries. Supplementing his religious upbringing with comic books and Greek mythology, at the age of 10 he invented Torpedo Boy — an alter ego/superhero he still uses today. At this young age, Hancock already began […]
B6: THE ROBERT W. WILSON BUILDING Dawn DeDeaux and Lonnie Holley Thumbs Up for the Mothership On view through May 2019 Jenny Holzer On view, at least through 2020 Laurie Anderson On view, at least through 2020 Louise Bourgeois On view, at least through 2020 Robert Rauschenberg Lurid […]
While Mighty Thunders Roll: Popular Artists Sing the Shakers features specially commissioned a cappella recordings of Shaker songs by artists such as folk-pop legend Natalie Merchant and indie sensation Mountain Man, with a prelude performance by world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The Shakers wrote more than 25,000 songs, about 10,000 of which survive. Now, some 230 years after the […]
Borrowed Light presents a new body of large-scale watercolors by Barbara Ernst Prey depicting scenes from the Village.
During the 1960s, Bennington College served as a rural epicenter for a group of artists who were pushing the possibilities of abstraction in works that have come to be known as Color Field.