Thursday, May 18, 2017

Art events

Looking and Lunching: Tricks of the Trademark

The Clark Art Institute

May 18, 2017 12:00 PM - May 18, 2017 1:00 PM

Tickets include admission to the galleries, careful observation of the painting followed by informal discussion, and lunch provided by Café 7.

Community events

Home Composting for Everyone

Wild Oats Market

May 18, 2017 6:00 PM - May 18, 2017 7:00 PM

Don’t let food waste go to the landfill – learn how to compost at home!

Art exhibits

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.

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.