Thursday, August 10, 2017

Openings & Events

The Osmothèque

Williams College Museum of Art

August 10, 2017 5:00 PM

Inspired by the scent library housed in Versailles, this multi-sensory tour transforms works in our collection into scents.

Exhibitions

Jane Hudson

Hudson Art

June 7 - August 12, 2017

A show of works on paper.

Peter Pincus: Trio of Vessels ON VIEW

Ferrin Contemporary

July 5 - August 13, 2017

Ferrin Contemporary presents Peter Pincus on site. This Trio of Vessels on show is the last of its series.

Mabel Poblet: Buoyancy

CYNTHIA REEVES

July 15 - August 18, 2017

An award-winning artist from Cuba who is currently representing her native country at the 2017 Venice Biennale.

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.

Picasso: Encounters

The Clark Art Institute

June 4 - August 27, 2017

Picasso: Encounters explores Pablo Picasso’s (1881–1973) interest in and experimentation with large-scale printmaking throughout his career.

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.

Public Art

2017 DownStreet Art Festival – North Adams

Berkshire Cultural Resource Center

June 29 - September 28, 2017

During late June till the end of September, DSA creates a wide program of visual and performing art events in downtown North Adams.

Family Programs

Classes & Workshops

Artmaking: Soak Stain

The Clark Art Institute

August 10, 2017 1:00 PM - August 10, 2017 4:00 PM

Create your own canvas wall hanging inspired by the work of abstract expressionist painter, Helen Frankenthaler.

Theatre

Late Night Cabaret

Williamstown Theatre Festival @ The Log

August 10 - August 12, 2017

The stars come out at night in Williamstown!

The Wizard of Oz

The Mac-Haydn Theatre

August 4 - August 19, 2017

Live on our stage, with hit songs from the epic film, join Dorothy and her friends as they follow the yellow brick road

A Legendary Romance

Williamstown Theatre Festival

August 3 - August 20, 2017

Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Lonny Price directs an intimate new musical that delivers us to the intersection of loyalty, love, and ambition.

Actually

Williamstown Theatre Festival

August 9 - August 20, 2017

Lileana Blain-Cruz directs Anna Ziegler’s deeply felt and relevant world premiere play about intimacy and responsibility, power and provocation, privilege and protocol.

Spamalot

The Mac-Haydn Theatre

August 10 - August 20, 2017

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical!