Saturday, May 4, 2019

Art events

Dance

Ian Berg / Subject:Matter

May 4, 2019 8:00 PM - May 4, 2019 10:00 PM

Co-presented with Jacob’s Pillow. Expect live music and high-flying hoofing at this work-in-progress performance as Boston-based choreographer Ian Berg examines the intersections of tap and jazz, specifically how standards — like “Take the A Train” in jazz and “The Shim Sham Song” in tap — work to maintain our collective memory.

CoDa Spring Performance

'62 Center for Theatre and Dance

May 3 8:00 PM - May 4, 2019 10:00 PM

The CoDa spring performances are the culmination of the company’s year of training and creative work, and encompass a wide range of choreographic styles and voices. Each year is completely unique, so concerts can include faculty creations, reconstructions of historic works, student choreography, guest artist choreography, and interdisciplinary collaborations, often with live music. Performances at […]

Talks

Alternative Art Histories: Future Directions in US Latinx Art

The Clark

May 3 4:00 PM - May 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Keynote Lecture: Friday, May 3, 4 pm Symposium: Saturday, May 4, 9 am–5 pm Alternative Art Histories brings together leading museum curators, museum directors, and art historians to discuss the aesthetic contribution of U.S. Latinx arts and how to (re)imagine art history as a more aesthetically expansive, culturally relevant, and socially inclusive field. The distinguished […]

Family events

Baby Animals at Hancock Shaker Village

April 13 - May 5, 2019

Celebrate spring and meet our newest additions – lambs, piglets, calves, chicks, and kids in the Round Stone Barn from April 13th through May 5th. Explore the hands-on Discovery Barn, make things, and stay for story time. Visit the Shaker Schoolhouse. Hear the Shakers’ story of sustainability. Have fun on the trail. Come for live […]

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 […]