Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Art events

Artist Talk: Cauleen Smith

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

October 8, 2019 6:00 PM - October 8, 2019 7:30 PM

In this event hosted by MASS MoCA, Cauleen Smith discusses her exhibition “We Already Have What We Need” and her practice in general, which is often described as an exploration of “the everyday possibilities of the imagination.”

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.

Visible in Vermont: Our Stories, Our Voices

September 14 - December 30, 2019

The Bennington Museum presents this exhibition, envisioning an opportunity for people to connect over shared experiences and to explore the impact of racism in their lives.

She Shapes History Exhibition

Berkshire Museum

October 5, 2019 - May 25, 2020

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote with this new exhibition at the Berkshire Museum. Come for this preview, a special event free to the public!


A World of Comparisons

Williams Libraries

September 16 10:00 AM - December 21, 2019 5:00 AM

Exhibit drawn from the Chapin Library collections.

Art exhibits

Art’s Biggest Stage: Collecting the Venice Biennale, 2007-2019

The Clark

July 4 - October 14, 2019

This summer, visitors to the Clark will have the opportunity to experience the Biennale through the lens of an unparalleled collection of special Venice Biennale editioned artworks, books, posters, publicity materials, and other, more unusual objects.

Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow

The Clark

July 4 - October 14, 2019

The first solo museum exhibition of works by Ida Ten Eyck O’Keeffe, which brings together a collection of her work with commentary about her complex relationship with her older sister, Georgia.

The 1863 Jane Stickle Quilt

Bennington Museum

August 31 - October 14, 2019

The quilt from 1863 that inspires artisans from around the world makes its annual appearance at The Bennington Museum!

Trenton Doyle Hancock at MASS MoCA

March 9 - November 4, 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 […]

While Mighty Thunders Roll: Popular Artists Sing the Shakers

Hancock Shaker Village

May 26 - November 11, 2019

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 - November 11, 2019

Borrowed Light presents a new body of large-scale watercolors by Barbara Ernst Prey depicting scenes from the Village.

Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

September 6 - December 19, 2019

Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. maps the intersections among a network of queer Chicanx artists and their artistic collaborators from the late 1960s to the early 1990s.

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.


Building Memory

Installation Space

August 29 - October 27, 2019

Visit Installation Space on historic Eagle Street in North Adams for BUILDING MEMORY, an installation that is influenced by the fluid and flawed process of our deteriorating memories.