Saturday, April 8, 2017

Art events

Student Choice

Williams College Museum of Art

April 8, 2017 11:00 AM

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

Community events

Get BART Smart! 2017

BART Charter Public School

April 8, 2017 6:00 PM - April 8, 2017 9:30 PM

Fun trivia night fundraiser! Drinks, dinner and trivia all included in entry price!

Music

Johnny Irion

Tavern at the Williams Inn

April 8, 2017

He’s been compared to Neil Young, his new record was produced with members of Dawes and Wilco, and he’s about to go on tour with Son Volt and The Jayhawks.

Miracle Legion

MASS MoCA

April 8, 2017 8:00 PM

A band whose sublime jangly guitar rock made them college radio stalwarts from the mid-’80s to the late ’90s.

Kris Allen Jazz Concert

The Clark Art Institute

April 8, 2017 7:00 PM - April 8, 2017 8:30 PM

Alto saxophonist and composer Kris Allen performs pieces from his acclaimed album Beloved, along with other originals.

Film

The Zookeeper’s Wife

Images Cinema

April 7 - April 13, 2017

Based on the New York Times bestselling book, it tells the true-life story of zookeepers who saved the lives of 300 Jews.

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

Woodchuck Wednesdays

Sheep Hill

April 5 - May 3, 2017

A Wednesday afternoon outdoor and nature play drop off program at Sheep .

Education

Get BART Smart! 2017

BART Charter Public School

April 8, 2017 6:00 PM - April 8, 2017 9:30 PM

Fun trivia night fundraiser! Drinks, dinner and trivia all included in entry price!

Art exhibits

Time Is No Longer What We Know It to Be

Outside Gallery

March 25 - May 6, 2017

Exhibition by Rob Trumbour engaging in art, architecture and landscape through the medium of installation art and emerging technologies.

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.

Accession 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.

Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

March 17 - August 20, 2017

Combines archival documents and original works of art that speak to the ways in which Rauschenberg both found himself and inserted himself in the world.

Nick Cave: Until

MASS MoCA

October 15, 2016 - September 4, 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.

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.

Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

March 17 - September 17, 2017

An investigation of the irresolvable contradiction that is democracy.

Family Exhibits

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.

Camps