Friday, June 28, 2019

Art events

Free Fun Friday

The Clark

June 28, 2019 10:00 AM - June 28, 2019 5:00 PM

Enjoy free admission to the Clark as part of the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays statewide cultural initiative. Free Fun Fridays is an annual summer program that invites Massachusetts residents and tourists to visit designated cultural attractions every Friday this summer with free admission. No registration or tickets required—just visit and enjoy! Free Fun […]

Music

Solid Sound Festival 2019

June 28 10:00 AM - June 30, 2019 11:00 PM

Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival returns to MASS MoCA this summer on June 28-30, 2019. Join us for a weekend of music, comedy, art and more at the largest contemporary art museum in the US. Full lineup TBA. 3 day passes are available now and include $20 museum fee that allows guests access to the entire […]

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

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.

RNR V1.0

MASS MoCA

June 28, 2019

The first in a series of exhibitions from one of the most extensive rock and roll photography collections.

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.