Saturday, March 4, 2017

Openings & Events

Student Choice

Williams College Museum of Art

March 4, 2017 11:00 AM

Student gallery guides highlight their favorite works, bringing new perspectives from their diverse areas of study.

Dinner and the Show

The Clark Art Institute

March 4, 2017 6:30 PM - March 4, 2017 8:30 PM

Prix-fixe dinner and private access to Japanese Impressions: Color Woodblock Prints from the Rodbell Family Collection.

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.

Dance

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

A Small Good Thing

March 4, 2017 2:30 AM - March 4, 2017 5:30 AM

Producer Paula Kirk will host a Q&A following the screening. Admission is free.

Fresh Fest

Images Cinema

March 3 - March 5, 2017

A Farm and Food Film Festival

Theatre

Saint Joan Encore

The Clark Art Institute

March 4, 2017 12:30 PM - March 4, 2017 4:30 PM

Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France.

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.

Events

ThunderFest & Thunderbolt Ski Run

March 4 - March 5, 2017

Thunderbolt Ski Run, Thunderfest Celebration, ThunderGlide, and ThunderTrek! Celebrate winter and Mt. Greylock!

Writers & Books

Carleton Carpenter

Oldcastle Theatre

March 4, 2017 7:30 PM

From Bennington to Broadway, to Hollywood and now back home. Carleton shares his memoirs in his new book. The Absolute Joy of Work

Winter

ThunderFest & Thunderbolt Ski Run

March 4 - March 5, 2017

Thunderbolt Ski Run, Thunderfest Celebration, ThunderGlide, and ThunderTrek! Celebrate winter and Mt. Greylock!

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.