Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery unpacking the vault

Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery

Upcoming: Torkwase Dyson | Fall 2018


Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery
One College Drive
Bennington, VT, 05201

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Tuesdays-Saturdays, from 1:00-5:00 pm


Torkwase Dyson | September-December 2018
Keiko Narahashi + Sarah Peters | February-April 2019
Marie Lorenz | April-May 2019

Recent Exhibits 

Now You Know—Senior Show 2018

Now You Know—Senior Show 2018

May 23-June 1, 2018

A group show of the 2018 graduating seniors in visual arts at Bennington College, Now You Know is not a culmination or distillation of the essence of our past four years here, but rather just another step through one of many doorways.

Unpacking the Vault: Hidden Narratives...

unpacking the vault

February 27-April 15, 2018

Usdan Gallery is proud to present Unpacking the Vault, a student-researched exploration of the scope of objects in the Bennington art holdings. More than 70 paintings, sculptures, prints, books and other objects are included. 

Vessels: Containment and Displacement...

Vessels image archive

April 19-May 12, 2018

In Vessels, curators Barry Bartlett and Aysha Peltz invite the viewer to consider the the history of the vessel, from its primal beginnings as a container necessary for survival through its evolution into an increasingly sophisticated form of expression. 


Michael Brown edit on CAPA photo by Keegan Ead

October 9–December 15, 2017

Alexandra Bell is known for her “Counternarratives” project of supersized New York Times articles edited to reveal biases and assumptions about race and gender. Her “Counternarratives” prints appeared at Bennington as a series of four installed on building exteriors around campus.

Laura Gilpin

Laura Gilpin/Intrepid Women

November 7–December 12, 2017

This photography exhibition was curated by Bennington students enrolled in the class “Laura Gilpin & The Platinum Print,” offered spring 2017. The exhibition explored the inner life of this twentieth-century photographer and her relationship to the Navajo Nation and the landscape of the desert Southwest.

Nothing in the News

Sideline Collective: Nothing in the News

November 14–December 15, 2017

Usdan Gallery collaborated with Crossett Library to present “Nothing in the News,” a series of international newspapers stripped of content. An ongoing project of the art and design group Sideline Collective, “Nothing in the News” comments on the data overload of everyday life. The display of “Nothing in the News” coincided with Alexandra Bell's Counternarratives

In the News

Meet our curator

Anne Thompson headshotAnne Thompson is an visual artist whose practice includes writing and curating. She is the founder of the I-70 Sign Show  a public art billboard and event project that positions the Midwest interstate as a site for cultural and political commentary. Before receiving her MFA from Yale, Thompson was a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press. She joined the Bennington faculty in Fall 2017.