Thursday, November 21, 2019

Art events

Looking and Lunching: The Allan Sekula Library

The Clark

November 21, 2019 12:00 PM - November 21, 2019 1:00 PM

Take a closer look at the Clark’s collection during Looking and Lunching, a half hour of discussion focusing on one work from the collection. This month, discuss the Allan Sekula Library.

Artist Talk: Genevieve Gaignard

MASS MoCA

November 21, 2019 5:00 PM - November 21, 2019 6:00 PM

Exhibiting artist Genevieve Gaignard – whose work explores race, femininity, class, and their various intersections – discusses her extensive and topical practice.

Vocal performances inspired by time and space

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

November 21, 2019 5:30 PM - November 21, 2019 7:30 PM

Vocal performances inspired by time and space will be presented in conjunction with “Candle (from Earth into a Black Hole).”

Theatre

MCLA Theatre presents “Sweet Charity”

MCLA Theatre

November 15 - November 24, 2019

It’s the musical adaptation of Fellini’s “The Nights of Cabiria” about diehard dancehall girl Charity Valentine. Shows on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only.

Music

Front Country

HiLo North Adams

November 21, 2019 8:00 PM

From their origins in San Francisco’s Mission District, Front Country brings its American roots music to North Adams.

Sunshine Nights

TOURISTS

November 21, 2019 7:30 PM - November 21, 2019 9:00 PM

As winter sets in, we’re happy to be hosting the bright sounds of Sunshine Nights as our next Sing for your Slumber artists.

Writers & Books

Talks

Book Talk: Graphic Content

The Clark

November 21, 2019 10:30 AM - November 21, 2019 12:00 PM

This three-part series looks at books and periodicals made by modern and contemporary artists. Other dates for this series are in December.

Classes & Workshops

Wood Firing Hands-on Workshop

Mason Hill Clay Studio

November 16 - November 29, 2019

Five days of firing and studio workshopping with two of the best in the field: Linda Christianson and George McCauley.

Local History

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!

Libraries

A World of Comparisons

Williams Libraries

September 16 - December 21, 2019

Exhibit drawn from the Chapin Library collections.

Art exhibits

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. 

Travels on Paper

The Clark

November 16, 2019 - February 9, 2020

This exhibition takes visitors on a world tour through images from the early days of tourism prints and photographs.