Past Event

Britten: Practitioner, Modernist, Inspiration – An Exhibition

An exhibit examining multiple aspects of the life, artistic formation, and career of composer Benjamin Britten (1913-1976), featuring primary sources.

Curated collaboratively by representatives of publisher Boydell & Brewer, Aldebergh Music, the Royal Academy of Music, and Illinois State University’s Milner Library and University Galleries.

Presented in conjunction with “Benjamin Britten at 100: An American Centenary Symposium” at Illinois State University.

On display from October 22 through November 8 in Gallery 3 of the University Galleries, Illinois State University Center for Visual Arts.


  • Monday — noon to 4 PM;
  • Tuesday — 9:30 AM to 7 PM;
  • Wednesday-Friday — 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM;
  • Saturday — noon to 4 PM.

Admission: free of charge.