Art exhibits

WCMA Spring Season

Williams College Museum of Art

January 1 - June 2, 2019

What’s On at the Williams College Museum of Art: Schedule of Exhibitions for Winter/Spring 2019 Schedule of Exhibitions: possible selves: queer foto vernaculars On view through April 14 This first major exhibition about the global impact of queer identities on the evolution of portrait photography brings together works from WCMA’s collection alongside over two-hundred images […]

Still I Rise

MASS MoCA

June 15, 2019

Kidspace at MASS MoCA presents its new exhibition Still I Rise starting June 15, 2019

Paintings by Jane Hudson

March 1 8:00 AM - June 15, 2019 8:00 AM

New work by Jane Hudson. Gouache and acrylic paintings. Opening reception March 16, 2-4

Anina Major: “The Rhythm of Hybrid Interactions”

MCLA Gallery 51

May 23 5:00 PM - June 22, 2019 5:00 PM

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts’ (MCLA) Gallery 51 is pleased to announce that “The Rhythm of Hybrid Interactions” will open on Thursday, May 23, 2019. The public is invited to attend a free opening reception on Thursday, May 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Gallery 51. “Bahamian-born artist Anina Major looks to have us […]

Fifty Years of Africana Studies at Williams

Williams College Libraries

January 2 - June 28, 2019

We celebrate fifty years of Africana Studies, an interdisciplinary field of study that emerged during the 1960s Freedom Movements.

RNR V1.0

MASS MoCA

June 28, 2019

The first in a series of exhibitions from one of the most extensive rock and roll photography collections.

Silo Songs

Hancock Shaker Village

June 9, 2018 - June 30, 2019

The village will open a new permanent site-specific sound art installation in a historic silo, created by Grammy-award winning composer Brad Wells, singer and conductor of the ensemble Roomful of Teeth.

LAUREN MABRY: FUSED at Ferrin Contemporary

Ferrin Contemporary

May 4 - June 30, 2019

Ferrin Contemporary is pleased to announce LAUREN MABRY: FUSED, the first solo at the gallery by Philadelphia-based artist Lauren Mabry. Lauren Mabry’s solo exhibition, FUSED, presents a new series of ‘dimensional paintings’ that use color, form, and an exuberant sense of play to explore transformative nature of clay. Drips, spills and dollops of brightly colored […]

Janet Cardiff: The Forty Part Motet

June 8 - September 15, 2019

Canadian artist Janet Cardiff’s acclaimed 2001 sound installation, The Forty Part Motet, deconstructs Thomas Tallis’s sixteenth-century choral work Spem in alium (Hope in any other) by assigning each of the forty voices to a single freestanding speaker in the gallery. Visitors can weave their way through this ring of speakers, coming in close to hear an individual singer’s […]

Renoir: The Body, The Senses at the Clark

The Clark

June 8 - September 22, 2019

  Over the course of his long career, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919) continually turned to the human figure for artistic inspiration. The body—particularly the nude—was the defining subject of Renoir’s artistic practice, from his early days as a student copying the old masters in the Louvre to the early twentieth century, when his revolutionary style […]

Trenton Doyle Hancock at MASS MoCA

March 9 - September 30, 2019

MIND OF THE MOUND: CRITICAL MASS Trenton Doyle Hancock grew up in Paris, Texas, to a family of evangelical Baptist ministers and missionaries. Supplementing his religious upbringing with comic books and Greek mythology, at the age of 10 he invented Torpedo Boy — an alter ego/superhero he still uses today. At this young age, Hancock already began […]

B6 at MASS MoCA

June 1, 2017 - October 6, 2019

B6: THE ROBERT W. WILSON BUILDING     Dawn DeDeaux and Lonnie Holley Thumbs Up for the Mothership On view through May 2019   Jenny Holzer On view, at least through 2020     Laurie Anderson On view, at least through 2020   Louise Bourgeois On view, at least through 2020   Robert Rauschenberg Lurid […]

Art’s Biggest Stage: Collecting the Venice Biennale, 2007-2019

The Clark

July 4 10:00 AM - October 14, 2019 5:00 PM

This summer, visitors to the Clark will have the opportunity to experience the Biennale through the lens of an unparalleled collection of special Venice Biennale editioned artworks, books, posters, publicity materials, and other, more unusual objects.

While Mighty Thunders Roll: Popular Artists Sing the Shakers

Hancock Shaker Village

May 26 10:00 AM - November 11, 2019 5:00 PM

While Mighty Thunders Roll: Popular Artists Sing the Shakers features specially commissioned a cappella recordings of Shaker songs by artists such as folk-pop legend Natalie Merchant and indie sensation Mountain Man, with a prelude performance by world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.  The Shakers wrote more than 25,000 songs, about 10,000 of which survive. Now, some 230 years after the […]

Borrowed Light: Barbara Ernst Prey

Hancock Shaker Village

May 26 10:00 AM - November 11, 2019 5:00 PM

Borrowed Light presents a new body of large-scale watercolors by Barbara Ernst Prey depicting scenes from the Village.

Kidspace: ‘Come to Your Senses’

Mass MoCA

Sally Taylor, daughter of James Taylor and Carly Simon, curates an exhibit asking visual artists, poets, dancers, musicians, perfumers, chefs and sculptors to use each other’s art as a catalyst to create their own.

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