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5/12

Senior Studio Exhibition Reception

As contemporary as it gets, senior studio art students design and produce an exhibition of their work in the final semester of their college careers. Friday, May 12 at 7:00pm Williams College Museum of Art

4/13

Envisioning Curatorial Practice: Sarah Schultz

What does it mean to “curate the social”? Schultz’s talk will explore the role of social interaction and creative participation in contemporary museum practice. Currently an independent curator and public engagement consultant, she served as Director of Education and Curator …

4/11

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 …

4/6

Close Look: Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography

Hear from students from the Robert Rauschenberg: Art Archives and Exhibitions course about their experience exploring the archives and developing the exhibition. Thursday, April 6 at 4:00pm Williams College Museum of Art

3/9

Photography Exhibit: “Endgame Afghanistan”

Endgame Afghanistan In conjunction with the Theater of War, the Gaudino Fund presents a photography exhibit by soldier-turned-photographer Ben Brody. Working primarily for the nonprofit GroundTruth Project, Brody “spent several years embedded in Afghanistan, producing this complex, haunting series, which lays …

3/9

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 …

10/22

The Annual Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art: Sharon Hayes

Sharon Hayes’s work in performance, video, and installation draws from historical examples of activism and protest to interrogate the present political climate. She tackles issues such as gay rights, gender construction, and militarism, often performing archival documentation in new or …

10/4

Rehearsal in Progress: David Zink Yi

We’ll open up the gallery for a half hour and invite you behind the scenes to see David Zink Yi and his fellow musicians prepare for the opening performance. Tuesday, Oct 4, 1:10 – 1:40 pm Wednesday, Oct 5, 11:00 …

9/29

Close Look: How does climate change affect YOU?

Think tanks in Indonesia and Morocco await your response. Curator Sonnet Coggins and Terence Washington MA ’17 will fire up the mobile unit to collect your climate change problems and update you on the unfolding project. Thursday, Sept 29, 2016 …

10/21

Jennifer Homans and New York City Ballet Dancers

Jennifer Homans, founder and director of The Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU and author of Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet joins dancers from the New York City Ballet for a special conversation about ballet. This program …

5/12

Sharon Rotbard Lecture – White City Black City: Architecture and War in Tel Aviv and Jaffa

Lecture by Sharon Rotbard, Israeli architect, author, and publisher. The history of Tel Aviv, presented for a moment as an architectural history, can be seen as a part of a wider process in which the physical shaping of Tel Aviv and …

4/24

WCMA at Night: Cheryl Pope

Through interactive installations, performance, and sculpture Cheryl Pope drills into relationships between language, power, identity, and expression. This WCMA at Night features a series of interactive performances, drawn from an extended pen-pal correspondence between Pope and a group of Williams …

3/10

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 …

4/12

Nick Cave

Get acquainted with the art of Nick Cave as he shares his vision of how objects can provoke vital exchanges about class, race, and identity. This discussion will offer a preview of Cave’s most ambitious installation to date: Until, an exhibition and performance space scheduled to …

2/13

Sew-In with Lexa and Dan Walsh

Both Sides Now is a first-time creative collaboration by sibling artists Lexa and Dan Walsh. Dan, a minimalist abstract painter, and Lexa, a socially engaged artist, come together to merge their practices around a shared interest in perception and encounters among …

2/11

Opening Celebration: Both Sides Now

Both Sides Now is a first-time creative collaboration by sibling artists Lexa and Dan Walsh. Dan, a minimalist abstract painter, and Lexa, a socially engaged artist, come together to merge their practices around a shared interest in perception and encounters …

2/2

Opening Celebration: African Art Against the State

Raise a glass with exhibition curator Michelle Apotsos and artist Fabrice Monteiro. Monteiro will speak about his photo series, The Prophecy, which explores the environmental devastation of the artist’s native Senegal. Three of the ten photographs in this series are …