Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College

Pasadena Art Alliance

The Benton Art Museum at Pomona College serves as museum and gallery, overseeing the college’s permanent art collections and mounting a variety of temporary contemporary exhibitions during the academic year. The museum originates innovative art experiences that foster creative and critical thinking.

The PAA grant will support the exhibition Tracing the Edge: Los Angeles Abstraction 1950-2023 with a scheduled run from August to December 2023. This exhibition will complement and run concurrently with the Benton’s major survey of Los Angeles painter June Harwood, contextualizing and expanding on our understanding of Harwood’s legacy in Southern California’s abstract painting tradition.