Friday, February 24, 2017

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.

Tanja Hollander: Are you really my friend?

MASS MoCA

February 18, 2017 - February 18, 2018

In 2011, Maine-based photographer Tanja Alexia Hollander set out to differentiate the actual from the virtual by photographing all of her 626 Facebook friends.

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

20th Century Woman

Images Cinema

February 24 - March 2, 2017

A film that honors the director’s mother, radiantly portrayed by Annette Bening, and the late 70s milieu of his youth.

Music

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.

Libraries

The Human Library at Williams College

Williams College

February 24 - February 25, 2017

A Human Library consists of “books” that are human. The public is invited to check out “books” for one on one conversations.

Events

The Human Library at Williams College

Williams College

February 24 - February 25, 2017

A Human Library consists of “books” that are human. The public is invited to check out “books” for one on one conversations.

Nature & Gardens

February Vacation Exploration

Sheep Hill

February 21 - February 25, 2017

Winter is a great time to get outdoors and Sheep Hill offers a variety of habitats to explore and room for outdoor fun, as well as a warm space for getting out of the weather.

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.