Saturday, November 2, 2019

Theatre

SITI Company: “The Bacchae”

'62 Center

November 2, 2019 8:00 PM - November 2, 2019 10:00 PM

World-renowned SITI Company brings its modern update of “The Bacchae” to Williams College.

Dance

Camille A. Brown and Dancers: “Ink”

MASS MoCA

November 2, 2019 8:00 PM - November 2, 2019 10:00 PM

Co-presented by Jacob’s Pillow, “Ink,” is the final installation of choreographer Camille A. Brown’s trilogy celebrating the rituals, gestural vocabulary, and traditions that are ingrained within the lineage of the African Diaspora.

Film

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!

Holiday events

Masquerade at Greylock WORKS

Greylock WORKS

November 2 8:00 PM - November 3, 2019

Dance in disguise at the Masquerade Halloween Party! For ages 21+

Libraries

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

Rivers and Reverence

The Clark

October 7 - November 3, 2019

Co-hosted by The Clark and the Hoosic River Watershed Association, this exhibition explores how the Hoosic River informs our area and features photographs taken by community members.

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.

Asa Cheffetz: Vermont Wood Engravings

Bennington Museum

September 21 - December 30, 2019

Massachusetts-based artist Asa Cheffetz was inspired by the landscape of Vermont countryside. This exhibition features wood engravings of these Vermont landscapes.

Jon Van Alstine

Artist Book Foundation

September 24, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Jon Van Alstine drawings on display at the Artist Book Foundation as part of the release celebrations for the upcoming book, Jon Van Alstine: Sculpture 1971-2018. 

Galleries