Seeing Truth Events

Exhibition Opening, January 26, 2023, 4:00–6:30pm, Benton Museum

First Thursday, February 2, 4:30–7:00pm, Benton Museum

A monthly open house in partnership with UConn Student Health and Wellness, WHUS, and The Beanery. Featuring Pet Therapy playtime, WHUS DJ set, and hands-on activities in The Benton galleries. Open mic in The Beanery Café.

Art Encounters: Seeing Truth, February 7, 6:30–7:30pm via Zoom

Join Benton educators for an interactive two-part virtual workshop exploring Seeing Truth: Art, Science, Museums, and Making Knowledge.

Book Launch, February 9, 4:30–6:00pm, Benton Museum

UConn Professor Janet Pritchard (Photography), author of More than Scenery: Yellowstone, an American Love Story, reception to follow.

Film Screening
, February 16, 17 & 18, 8:00pm, Student Union

Night at the Museum (2006) Fantasy/Comedy, 1h 48m.

Night at the Museum Faculty Dialogue, February 21, 5:30–7:00pm, Benton Museum

Alexis L. Boylan (Africana Studies and Art and Art History), guest curator of Seeing Truth, and Sandy Grande (Political Science and Native American and Indigenous Studies) speak about the film.

Virtual Exhibition Walkthrough, February 28, 6:30–7:30pm via Zoom

Join assistant curator/academic liaison Amanda Douberley for a closer look at the exhibition, Encounters with the Collection: Celebrating Art by Women.

Lecture by Manuel Lima, March 2, 12:30–2pm via Zoom

Designer and author Manuel Lima will be giving a lecture, “The Tree Diagram: Mapping Branches of Knowledge,” co-sponsored with The Abrahamic Story of the Tree project.

First Thursday
, March 2, 4:30–7:00pm, Benton Museum

A monthly open house in partnership with UConn Student Health and Wellness, WHUS, and The Beanery. Featuring Pet Therapy playtime, WHUS DJ set, and hands-on activities in The Benton galleries. Open mic in The Beanery Café.

Book Reading, March 7, 3:30–5pm, UCHI Conference Room

UConn Professor Debapriya Sarkar talks about her new book Possible Knowledge: The Literary Forms of Early Modern Science, reception to follow.