Arts and Humanities

Antique radios, televisions, and broadcast equipment on display at The Pavek Museum of Broadcasting

The Bentson Foundation has granted the Walker Art Center $1 million to digitize films/upgrade cinema

Our areas of giving include:

  • The Walker Art Center; the Ruben/Bentson Film and Video Study Collection
  • Pavek Broadcasting Museum
  • The Museum of Russian Art
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
  • Santa Barbara International Film Festival
  • New York University, College of Arts and Sciences, the Bentson Dean’s Lecture Series