Saturday, April 13, 2019

Art events

Behind the Scenes Tour of The Clark

Williamstown Historical Museum

April 13, 2019 11:00 AM - April 13, 2019 12:30 PM

A behind the scenes tour of The Clark with Bill Powers, Director of Facilities, starting in the Manton Research Center Auditorium at 11 am.

Vincent Valdez + Adriana Corral

April 13, 2019 4:00 PM - April 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Suffering From Realness artists Vincent Valdez and Adriana Corral mark the opening of this new exhibition with a procession of their sculpture Requiem, a larger-than-life cast of an American eagle, accompanied by parading musicians — recalling a New Orleans-style jazz funeral. The artists will discuss their work following the event. Free with museum admission.

Music

Sammus

April 13, 2019 8:00 PM - April 13, 2019 11:00 PM

Philly-based MC and beat-maker Sammus combines an explosive stage presence with head-spinning verbal pyrotechnics and an omnivorous curiosity — she’s as likely to geek out on gaming as to throw down on identity politics, making her performance a perfect companion to “Mind of the Mound: Critical Mass” in the big gallery. Whatever she’s rapping about, […]

Talks

Animating Museums: Creativity and Authenticity in the Art Museum

April 13, 2019 3:00 PM - April 13, 2019 4:00 PM

Adam Lerner is the Mark G. Falcone “MaFa” Director and Chief Animator of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. His talk will explore the role of authenticity in his unique approach to museum programming that combines curatorial, education, and artistic production. Co-presented with the Graduate Program in Art History.

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 […]

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

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.

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.

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 […]