Saturday, May 13, 2017

Exhibitions

Paintings by John MacDonald

Greylock Gallery

May 6 - May 28, 2017

Greylock Gallery is featuring John MacDonald May 6th – 28th – paintings from Europe and his most recent local scenes

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Half-Life of Love

MASS MoCA

May 6, 2017 - January 1, 2018

Explores the melancholic experience of romantic encounter: the heady sensation of first looks, the affective ebb of time, and the traces of a lover’s absence.

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.

In the Abstract

MASS MoCA

May 6, 2017 - May 1, 2018

Merges the formal gestures and historical associations of abstract painting with recognizable imagery and everyday objects to point to social and political realities of today.

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

Science on Screen: Jurassic Park

Images Cinema

May 13, 2017 2:00 PM

Introduced by Williams College Assistant Professor of Geosciences Phoebe Cohen with a presentation on “Beyond Jurassic Park: What’s paleontology really about?”

Ice and Sky film at Enviro Action and Expo

Living the Change Berkshires

May 13, 2017 7:00 PM - May 13, 2017 9:00 PM

From Oscar®-winning director Luc Jacquet (March of the Penguins) comes a stirring portrait of French glaciologist, Claude Lorius.

Theatre

The Met: Der Rosenkavalier

The Clark Art Institute

May 13, 2017 12:30 PM - May 13, 2017 5:30 PM

The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera.

Hikes & Walks

Guided Hike

Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation

May 13, 2017 9:00 AM - May 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Guided hike on the Money Brook Cutoff Trail. Meet at Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation office on Cold Spring Road in Williamstown at 9 am.

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.