Art events

Talks on Women in Paris

Clark Art Institute

July 1 - August 31, 2018

Join a member of the Clark’s education team for an in-depth look at special exhibition Women Artists in Paris: 1850–1900. Learn more about the incredible female artists who worked in France during the second half of the 19th century and about the obstacles they overcame to pursue their careers in the arts. This talk is […]

Ethology: Animal behavior

Williams College Museum of Art

July 19, 2018 5:00 PM

Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science Joseph Cruz shares the science behind animal minds and actions, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Kinesiology: Movement

Williams College Museum of Art

July 19, 2018 6:00 PM - July 19, 2018 8:00 PM

Musicians create an improvisational sound experience in response to bodies in motion, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Book Club: Women Artists in Paris

Clark Art Institute

July 25, 2018 7:00 PM - July 25, 2018

In celebration of the exhibition Women Artists in Paris 1850–1900, the Clark hosts a summer book club exploring three novels set in 19th-century France, each centering on remarkable women, and continuing with Émile Zola’s ‘L’Assommoir.’

Mixology: Cocktails

Williams College Museum of Art

July 26, 2018 6:00 PM - July 26, 2018 12:20 AM

A sipping showdown with some of the best bartenders in the region, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Doxology: Liturgical praise

Williams College Museum of Art

July 26, 2018 5:00 PM

Pastor Mark Longhurst and artist Brad Wells craft a communal, experiential response to the museum’s exhibitions, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Artist Talk with Carole Feuerman

The Artist Book Foundation

July 26, 2018 5:00 PM - July 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Hyperrealist sculptor Carole A. Feuerman, recognized as a pioneering figure in the world of hyperrealist sculpture, will speak at an event to celebrate her life and work.

The Folly At Field Farm Tour

The Trustees

July 28, 2018 1:00 PM - July 28, 2018

A mid-century modern stone folly with a playful, organic design holds artwork the Bloedel family gathered in the last century. Tour the house and and hear stories about the family and their collection.

Bibliology: Books

Williams College Museum of Art

August 2, 2018 5:00 PM

Artist Andrew Beccone showcases the Reanimation Library, a collection of outdated and discarded books, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Cristina Córdova- Del balcón, Solo Exhibition

Ferrin Contemporary

July 29 5:00 PM - August 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Del balcón, a solo exhibition of new work by Cristina Córdova, combines large and small figural sculptures to ponder the relationship between people andthe land in her native Puerto Rico.

Herbology: Plants as remedy

Williams College Museum of Art

August 2, 2018 6:00 PM - August 2, 2018 8:00 PM

The Hudson-based Good Fight Herb Co. showcases herbal remedies and the potential of plants to heal, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Techne: Extension Exorcises

Mass MoCA

August 4, 2018 12:00 PM - August 4, 2018 5:00 PM

Vocalist Karen Adelman and experimental percussionist Corey Fogel will join Liz Glynn in a durational activation of her installation, The Archeology of Another Possible Future, inserting live music, spoken text, and performance.

Age of Iron

Hancock Shaker Village

August 4 - August 5, 2018

Hear the bellows blow, smell the coal smoke, and watch hot iron worked by hammer and anvil as New England blacksmiths converge on the Village. Talk with blacksmiths and see them at work.

Agathology: Goodness

Williams College Museum of Art

August 9, 2018 5:00 PM

An art historian and a studio artist take on the age-old question: “what makes good art?” part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Enology: Wine

Williams College Museum of Art

August 9, 2018 6:00 PM - August 9, 2018 8:00 PM

The Troy-based 22 2nd St Wine Co. pairs wines with works of art from the collection, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Maker Day: Mastering iPhone Photography Workshop

Hancock Shaker Village

August 11, 2018 10:00 AM - August 11, 2018

Learn about iPhone camera modes, focus and focus lock, exposure compensation, photo composition, long exposures, high dynamic range (HDR), editing and post processing.

The Folly At Field Farm Tour

The Trustees

August 11, 2018 1:00 PM - August 11, 2018

A mid-century modern stone folly with a playful, organic design holds artwork the Bloedel family gathered in the last century. Tour the house and and hear stories about the family and their collection.

“Dance We Must” Curator Tour

Williams College Museum of Art

August 11, 2018 1:00 PM

Curators Kevin Murphy and Caroline Hamilton explore the contributions of Jacob’s Pillow founder Ted Shawn and visionary modern dancer Ruth St. Denis to American modern dance, with more than 350 objects from the Jacob’s Pillow Archives.

Anything but Simple Art Workshop

Hancock Shaker Village

August 12, 2018 1:00 PM - August 12, 2018

Explore the the exhibition and experiment with stencils, watercolor and pencil on folded paper books and heart shaped paper to make a gift drawing.

Narratology: Stories

Williams College Museum of Art

August 16, 2018 5:00 PM

Ezra Feldman, Professor of English, digs into the possibilities for narrativizing museum visits and encounters with art, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Cosmology: Universe

Williams College Museum of Art

August 16, 2018 6:00 PM - August 16, 2018 8:00 PM

A multimedia sound and projection experience by artists and musicians Francesca Olsen and Joe Aidonidis, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Kalology: Beauty

Williams College Museum of Art

August 23, 2018 5:00 PM

Professor of Philosophy Alan White unpacks the meaning and many definitions of beauty, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

Typtology: Spirit communication

Williams College Museum of Art

August 23, 2018 6:00 PM - August 23, 2018 8:00 PM

Artist Ben Ripley illuminates the patio with an installation exploring the intersections of memory, mourning, and social media, as part of WCMA’s Summer Break Program Series: Ologies.

The Folly At Field Farm Tour

The Trustees

August 25, 2018 1:00 PM - August 25, 2018

A mid-century modern stone folly with a playful, organic design holds artwork the Bloedel family gathered in the last century. Tour the house and and hear stories about the family and their collection.

Book Club: Women Artists in Paris

Clark Art Institute

August 29, 2018 7:00 PM - August 29, 2018

In celebration of the exhibition Women Artists in Paris 1850–1900, the Clark hosts a summer book club exploring three novels set in 19th-century France, each centering on remarkable women, finishing with Colette’s ‘Chérie.’ 

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