Thursday, February 16, 2017

Openings & Events

Exhibitions

Wit McKay

Tunnel City Coffee

January 1 - March 31, 2017

A series of studio portraits made using a technique that blurs the line between photography and painting.

The Space Between

MASS MoCA

April 16, 2016 - April 1, 2017

Installations by seven artists in transitional spaces throughout MASS MoCA investigating ways to actively inhabit this state of “just passing through.”

Here Comes the Sun

MASS MoCA

June 18, 2016 - May 29, 2017

Colombian-born, Miami-based artist Federico Uribe’s magical, colorful, sculptural menagerie of animals.

Ghana ThinkTank

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

September 6, 2016 - May 31, 2017

Ghana ThinkTank is an international collective that “develops the first world” by flipping conventional power dynamics.

Ascension Number

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

February 16 - August 20, 2017

Explores what the museum prioritized in those two years, why, and how we infer meaning from this or any archive.

Nick Cave: Until

MASS MoCA

October 15, 2016 - September 30, 2017

The artist known for his wearable sculptures called Soundsuits turns expectations inside out at MASS MoCA in a massive immersive installation; not a single Soundsuit will be found in this exhibition.

Family Programs

Here Comes the Sun

MASS MoCA

June 18, 2016 - May 29, 2017

Colombian-born, Miami-based artist Federico Uribe’s magical, colorful, sculptural menagerie of animals.

Film

Tootsie

Oldcastle Theatre Company

February 16, 2017 7:00 PM

Film Series at Oldcastle: See Dustin Hoffman, play his most challenging part, a woman in Tootsie

Seven Songs for a Long Life

MASS MoCA

February 16, 2017 7:30 PM

In this unexpectedly uplifting film, six hospice patients unlock their pasts and illuminate their dreams through song.

La La Land

Images Cinema

February 10 - February 23, 2017

La La Land is a full singing and dancing musical that manages to feel classic and modern at the same time. Nominated for 14 Oscars!

Music

Williams Jazz: 58 Years on, Reflecting on 1959

Williams College Department of Music

February 16, 2017 8:00 PM

58 years after one of the most exiting years in jazz history, a group of Williams Jazz Faculty offer a musical moment called “59+58.”

Talks

Planetarium Shows

Milham Planetarium at Hopkins Observatory

February 10 - April 28, 2017

Astronomy students at the Williams College host free shows for the public on Friday evenings at 8 pm through May 13.

Nature & Gardens

Berkshire Outdoor Challenge

The Berkshires

February 14 - July 4, 2017

From February 14-July 4, have fun and log your hiking, biking, walking, swimming, running miles as part of the inaugural Berkshire Outdoor Challenge.