Saturday, June 8, 2019

Art events

Opening Lecture for Renoir: The Body, The Senses

The Clark

June 8, 2019 11:00 AM - June 8, 2019 12:00 PM

Join Robert and Martha Berman Lipp Chief Curator of the Clark Esther Bell and Deputy Director of the Kimbell Art Museum George Shackelford as they present an overview of Renoir: The Body, The Senses.

Community events

Greylock WORKS’ Heirloom by design Market

Greylock WORKS

June 8, 2019 10:30 AM - June 8, 2019 6:00 PM

508 State Rd, North Adams, MA 01247 413-398-9114, https://www.greylockworks.com/heirloom/ Saturday, June 8: Spring-Summer festival marketplace featuring 75+ fabulous artisans, food-crafters and farmers from the Berkshires and beyond, complemented by talented acoustic musicians and poets.   $5 entry – kids under 12 free, 10:30pm to 6pm in a beautiful, sun-filled renovated former cotton spinning mill @greylockWorks

Dance

North Berkshire Community Dance

Williamstown Community Preschool

June 8, 2019 7:30 PM - June 8, 2019 10:30 PM

 Live music by Cloud Ten and calling by Luke Donforth. Cloud Ten is Cedar Stanistreet on fiddle, Donal Sheets on cello and guitar, Arthur Davis (son of Andy Davis) on piano, banjo and trumpet and Ness Smith-Savedoff on drums. All dances are 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. in the central hall at 777 Main St., Williamstown, in the Williamstown Community […]

Kate Wallich and The YC X Perfume Genius

MASS MoCA

June 8, 2019 8:00 PM - June 8, 2019 11:00 PM

Two musicians, five dancers, and four designers create a three-dimensional performance that integrates indie rock with contemporary dance.

Summer

Sand Springs Pool

Williamstown

May 31 - September 30, 2019

Sand Springs Pool gives a relaxating setting for bathing in natural spring waters, outdoor recreation and fitness.

Art exhibits

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.

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 […]

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.