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Presidential Campaigning Over the Decades: The Mark and Rosalind Shenkman Collection of Early American Campaign Flags

“Presidential Campaigning Over the Decades: The Mark and Rosalind Shenkman Collection of Early American Campaign Flags,” an exhibit of more than 60 rare campaign pieces, is on view at The William Benton Museum of Art until Dec. 18.


Shakespeare’s Folio: What these eight alums’ dreams are made on

Meet eight alums schooled in Shakespeare at UConn and for whom the Bard remains an ever-fixed mark, if you will. At UConn, says Colby Lewis ’14 MFA, “we were never not around Shakespeare. … If you can do Shakespeare as an actor, you can do anything.”


50 Years of The Benton

For the past 50 years, The William Benton Museum of Art on the Storrs campus has been Connecticut’s State Art Museum. In that time it has amassed a permanent collection of more than 6,500 paintings, drawings, watercolors, prints, photographs, and sculptures, while serving as host to curated and traveling exhibitions dating from the 15th through the 21st centuries.


Music On A Mission

Making Good MUSIC ON A MISSION The New Orleans-style Funky Dawgz Brass Band is made up of alums and current students who say they are on a mission to “rejuvenate music.” The group teaches master classes and makes music at inner-city elementary, middle, and high schools throughout Connecticut. On occasion, they also can be found [...]