Saturday, March 11, 2017

Openings & Events

Student Choice

Williams College Museum of Art

March 11, 2017 11:00 AM

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

Start With Art Preschool Series

The Clark Art Institute

March 11, 2017 10:00 AM - March 11, 2017 12:00 PM

Get your preschoolers off to a good start with themed talks, gallery guides, and art-making activities.

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.

Looking North and South

The Clark Art Institute

March 5 - May 29, 2017

This exhibition explores the character of artistic exchange between the North and South through the production of prints, drawings, and rare books.

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.

An Inner World

The Clark Art Institute

March 5 - September 17, 2017

Seven exceptional genre paintings by Dutch artists working in or near the city of Leiden in the seventeenth century.

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

Start With Art Preschool Series

The Clark Art Institute

March 11, 2017 10:00 AM - March 11, 2017 12:00 PM

Get your preschoolers off to a good start with themed talks, gallery guides, and art-making activities.

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

Film: Miss Hokusai

The Clark Art Institute

March 11, 2017 2:00 PM - March 11, 2017 3:30 PM

A remarkable story of the daughter behind one of history’s most famous artists.

Music

Theatre

Met Live in HD: LA TRAVIATA

The Clark Art Institute

March 11, 2017 12:55 PM - March 11, 2017 4:00 PM

Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed on the Met stage in 2015.

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.