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Michael Rakowitz in Conversation

This interdisciplinary panel with artist Michael Rakowitz and scholars Magnus Bernhardsson, Alison Gruseke, and Kirsten Scheid explores the historical context and contemporary resonance of Rakowitz’s installation “The invisible enemy should not exist (Room Z, Northwest Palace of Nimrud).” This event …


Artist Talk: Cauleen Smith

Cauleen Smith is an interdisciplinary artist whose work reflects upon the everyday possibilities of imagination. She draws from structuralism, third world cinema, and science fiction to make things that offer a phenomenological experience. Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 @ 6:00 pm …


Talk, Vincent Valdez

Vincent Valdez is most recognized for his monumental portrayal of the contemporary figure. His drawn and painted subjects remark on a universal struggle within various sociopolitical arenas and eras. “My aim is to incite public remembrance and to impede distorted …


Close Look with Artist Lordy Rodriguez

Close Look: Mapping Stories Professor of Geoscience José Constantine and Artist Lordy Rodriguez discuss Rodriguez’s conceptual maps that visualize global relationships, history, and culture. Tuesday, April 3 at 4:00pm Williams College Museum of Art–Object Lab gallery


Public Lecture: Titus Kaphar Speaks: Making Space For Black History

Mixed media artist Titus Kaphar presents a free lecture, “Making Space for Black History: Amending the Landscape of American Art,” as part of Claiming Williams Day, a campus-wide program at Williams College that focuses on building and sustaining a more …


Color, Light, and Movement in the Dances of Loïe Fuller–Jody Sperling

In this special artist demonstration, New York-based choreographer and dancer Jody Sperling presents a performance of solo dances in tribute to Loïe Fuller (1862–1928), a visionary artist whose performances drew on the light-play of Impressionism to create a new dance …


Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art: Clifford Owens

Clifford Owens presents “Your Head is Attached to Your Body” as this year’s Annual Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art. Clifford Owens is an artist, writer, and curator. Influenced by performance art practices of the 1960s, he is known for live …


Lynette Wallworth: Collisions

Lynette Wallworth is an Australian artist known for her immersive multimedia installations, which focus on the interactivity between humans and the natural world. Her most recent work is Collisions, a virtual reality investigation into the first contact between an indigenous Australian …


Hybrid Practice Series: Caroline Woolard

Hybrid Practice Series: Caroline Woolard Artist Caroline Woolard’s performative talk should be very engaging (and even surprising!). In particular, she will highlight the role of infrastructure– or organizational systems–in the life cycle of artistic projects. This idea is a critical …


Tomashi Jackson Artist Lecture

Public lecture by artist Tomashi Jackson, sponsored by the Art Department. Jackson will speak about her new work, The Subliminal is Now, in which she utilizes painting, photography, video, and fibers in order to investigate and visualize the relationships between …


THE ART OF FLAMENCO–performance and lecture

One of Spain’s greatest flamenco dancers, Belén Maya, presents a lecture and demonstration of the art of flamenco with guitarist José Luis Rodríguez and cantaor (singer) Alfonso Cid.   MEMBER22.00 per GENERAL ADMISSION25.00 per STUDENT5.00 per SUNDAY JUNE 12, 2016 …


Artist talk: Vitaly Komar

Vitaly Komar, conceptual artist, will talk about his artistic path, his works and his evolving concept of artistic collaboration. His talk is entitled “Word and Image: My experience of being an artist in Soviet Russia and in the West.” Thursday, March …


Artist Lecture: Jon Rubin

Jon Rubin will deliver the annual Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art. Saturday, September 26th 3pm WCMA (Lawrence 231)


Patrick Dougherty Lecture

Friday, May 1 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm Lawrence Hall, 231 15 Lawrence Hall Dr, Williamstown, MA 01267 Patrick Dougherty, a sculptor who specializes in site specific installations, will be coming to campus on Friday, May 1.  Dougherty combines his carpentry …