Sunday, October 21, 2018

Art events

2018 Permanent Collection Art Auction

Southern Vermont Arts Center

October 21, 2018

For the 2018 auction, Southern Vermont Arts Center has carefully selected quality art objects from our permanent collection. This auction allows SVAC to continue caring for its outstanding collection by providing appropriate conservation care, storage availability and supplies, assistance in caring for the collection, and the possibility of acquiring new objects of relevance. Open to […]

Community events

Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony

North Adams Public Library

October 21, 2018 2:00 PM - October 21, 2018 4:00 PM

Haiyan Feng performs traditional, healing tea ceremony with musical accompaniment.


Thomas Krens: Art, Money, Oil, and Guns

Clark Art Institute

October 21, 2018 3:00 PM - October 21, 2018 4:00 PM

The Clark welcomes Thomas Krens, chairman of the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum and Director Emeritus of Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, for a series of four talks focused on the importance of art and architecture in shaping the life of cities and changing societies. The talks highlight influential projects Krens has either led […]

Art exhibits

The Field is The World: Williams, Hawaiʻi

Williamstown Cultural District

September 1, 2018 - January 2, 2019

A Hawaiian kupeʻe, or ankle adornment made of dog teeth, has inspired an exhibition on Williams students in the 19th century and the little-known and controversial relationship between the college and the kingdom of Hawaiʻi. 

Anicka Yi: Our Love Is Bigger Than an AIDS Quilt

Williamstown Cultural District

September 14, 2018 - January 7, 2019

On view for the first time at WCMA, this installation by Anicka Yi (American, b. South Korea, 1971) immerses visitors in a sensorial experience with unconventional and often ephemeral materials.

Kay Sage: Serene Surrealist

Williamstown Cultural District

September 20, 2018 - January 13, 2019

WCMArecreates Sage’s inaugural 1950 exhibition with the Catherine Viviano Gallery. The exhibition brings together twelve extant paintings, marking their first showing as a group in more than 65 years.

Delerious Matter

Williamstown Cultural District

September 29, 2018 - March 24, 2019

In her first major public art project, Diana Al-Hadid (American, b. Aleppo, Syria 1981) combines aluminum, steel, fiberglass, concrete, polymer modified gypsum, and pigment in four sculptures installed across campus.

The Great War at 100: Williams College and Beyond

Williams College Libraries

June 27 4:31 PM - December 21, 2018

A hundred years ago, soldiers were still falling in the trenches across Belguim and France and hauling cannons across Africa. Williams College looks back at the history of World War I.

“Dance We Must” — WCMA and Jacob’s Pillow

Williams College Museum of Art

July 3 - November 11, 2018

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

Fall Member Show Opening Reception

Southern Vermont Arts Center

October 13 2:00 PM - October 25, 2018 4:00 PM

Southern Vermont Arts Center’s Fall Member Show Inside Out includes the work of SVAC’s artist members who represent a variety of styles and mediums: abstract, portrait, and landscape painters alongside photographers, sculptors, and other creators. There’s something for every taste, and all artwork is for sale. At the opening, enjoy light refreshments, and meet local […]

Canary Syndrome

Ferrin Contemporary

September 27 5:00 PM - November 4, 2018

Opening reception for the group exhibition “Canary Syndrome”, held in conjunction with DownStreet Art. 5 to 7 p.m.

Canary Syndrome

Ferrin Contemporary

September 27 11:00 AM - November 4, 2018 5:00 PM

Inspired by the idea that artists, like canaries, are hypersensitive to the forces threatening human existence, nine artists focus on threats to the environment, culture, ethics and civilization.

Summer Art Show: New Work

Hancock Shaker Village

July 7 - December 23, 2018

Three artists create new work inspired by the village and the Shakers who lived here: Abelardo Morrell, Henry Klimowicz’ At Home in the World, and Marko Remec’s Monodic Flow.

Titus Kaphar: Language of the Forgotten

Mass MoCA

August 13, 2018 - March 31, 2019

The artist Titus Kaphar looks keenly into history – whose stories get told, and which ones get left out. Through cutting, bending, sculpting, and remixing, he alters the narrative, placing forgotten figures in plain line of sight.

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.