Monday, July 1, 2019

Local History

Fields of Change: 1960s Vermont

Bennington Museum

June 29 - November 3, 2019

Bennington Museum’s major exhibition for 2019, “Fields of Change: 1960s Vermont” explores a complex time that in many ways has come to define Vermont as it is today more than any other historic moment.

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.

Shops & Services

Museum: Museum Shop @ WCMA

Downtown Williamstown

June 3 - September 2, 2019

You can find the WCMA Museum Shop downtown at the temporary WCMA Summer Space during Summer 2019.

Art exhibits

Exhibit: Arts of the Book in Asia

Williams Libraries

May 7 - July 31, 2019

A student-curated exhibit of celebrating the Arts of the Book in Asia is now on view in the Chapin Library.

Color | Gesture: Early Works by Emily Mason

Bennington Museum

May 11 - September 8, 2019

This exhibition traces the development of Emily Mason, former Bennington College student and one of the great abstract painters, as she ventures into the New York City art scene of the 1950s and 1960s.

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.

Color Fields: 1960s Bennington Modernism

Bennington Museum

June 29 - December 30, 2019

During the 1960s, Bennington College served as a rural epicenter for a group of artists who were pushing the possibilities of abstraction in works that have come to be known as Color Field.