Lamont Gallery Events

Virtual & In-person Programs:

Virtual programs are open to the entire community. Some of the in-person events listed below are only open to current Exeter students and employees.

Public visitors are welcome to visit the gallery but reservations are required.

Landing Party!

Wednesday, Sept. 22

Who can attend: Current Exeter Students and Employees Only

Come to the Lamont Gallery for this drop-in event to see some “Space Art” in our current exhibit Invented Futures

Enjoy some space-themed button-making while viewing work by Chesley Bonestell and others. There will be an ongoing film screening of the documentary A Brush with the Future.




Hidden Figures of Space Flight

Wednesday, Sept.29

Who can attend: Current Exeter Students and Employees Only
(This event may be opened to the public – stay tuned for more info)

Experiment and explore space imagery and imagine "invented futures" in this hands-on art making event. Join artist Jennifer Benn in exploring the history of space fight and reinventing the images, colors and symbols of space combined in new ways to reflect your own aesthetics, interests, and message. In this workshop, Jennifer will specifically focus on the contributions of women to the field.

We’ll use transfer paper to create new combinations of images and to enhance the space look we will then draw with metallic and pearlescent drawing materials on black paper.   

"Gridding/scaling" up will also be discussed. 


Image credit: Jennifer Benn, Mercury XIII (detail), Oils on a canvas folding screen



Closing Reception for Invented Futures

Thursday, Sept. 30

Who can attend: Current Exeter Students and Employees Only

Join us for this drop-in event to celebrate the end of this cosmic exhibition. Refreshments provided.


Image credit: Chesley Bonestell, Moon Rocket, 1961, From the collection of Jay Whipple ’51

Lamont Gallery, Frederick R. Mayer Art Center, Phillips Exeter Academy
20 Main Street, Exeter NH, 03833
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