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January 2019

Plant Shadows – Art Exhibition

January 19 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until March 1, 2019

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Plant Shadows explores print making through cyantotypes -- objects arranged on light-sensitive paper and exposed to UV light or sunshine, to produce images. This plein-air process vividly captures the silhouettes of plants, weeds, and shrubs from the artist's garden in the Berkshires. In the Center House Leonhardt Galleries. Free admission. Weekdays 9am-4pm, Weekends 11am-3pm.

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Gallery Talk: Highlights of the Collection

January 19 @ 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Saturdays at 11:15, September through June, take a guided walk through the galleries with a member of the Clark's education team. Join fellow art lovers for a personalized look at highlights from the permanent collection, learn about the history of the museum, and gain new insight into some Clark favorites. Groups meet outside the permanent collection in the Museum Pavilion. Talks are limited to twenty people each on a first-come, first-served basis.

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The View From Here: Days of Heaven

January 19 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Olivier Meslay, Hardymon Director of the Clark, introduces the film. In conjunction with Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape, Images Cinema and the Clark Art Institute present The View from Here, a film series exploring three different approaches to the role of landscapes in cinema: as subject, as inspiration, and as a means to explore character and emotion. Days of Heaven (1978) When three drifters take refuge from the world at large on the land of a lonely rancher, they…

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Blind Boy Paxton

January 19 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Club B10 @ Mass MoCA, 1040 Mass MoCA Way
North Adams, MA 01247 United States
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$15 – $40

Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton is, in the words of The Wall Street Journal, “virtually the only music-maker of his generation — playing guitar, banjo, piano and violin, among other implements — to fully assimilate the blues idiom of the 1920s and ’30s.” This storyteller and deeply talented multi-instrumentalist will captivate with his musical literacy and authentic blues.

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: La Bayadere

January 20 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, igniting heated passions and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover their forbidden love. La Bayadere is one of the greatest works in classical ballet history – a story of love, death and vengeful judgment, set in India. Dazzling sets and costumes, with one of the most iconic scenes in ballet, the “Kingdom of the Shades,” illuminate the tragic tale of the temple dancer Nikiya’s…

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Thomas Krens: The Manhattan Project

January 20 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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The Clark welcomes Thomas Krens, chairman of the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum and Director Emeritus of Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, for a series of four talks focused on the importance of art and architecture in shaping the life of cities and changing societies. The talks highlight influential projects Krens has either led or played a major role in developing—including MASS MoCA some thirty years ago; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in the early 1990s; the Saadiyat Island Cultural…

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WordXWord Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. | A Letter From Pittsfield

January 21 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Free

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. day, poets present work that reflects on, is inspired by, or otherwise connects with the legacy of Dr. King.

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Met Opera Live in HD: Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur (Encore)

January 23 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczała. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili as the Princess of Bouillon, Adriana’s rival for Maurizio’s affections; Ambrogio Maestri as Michonnet, Adriana’s faithful friend; and Carlo Bosi…

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New Member Orientation Tour: Clark Library

January 23 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Join us to discover some of the special things your Clark membership can do for you. Enjoy an intimate introduction to the Clark’s library, one of the most distinguished art research libraries in the country, with more than 275,000 volumes in more than sixty-five languages, serving museum staff, visiting scholars, a graduate program, and the general public. Collections Access and Reference Librarian Karen Bucky provides an introduction to the library’s print and digital resources, reviews its distinguished history, and concludes…

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Artists of New England and their Gardens: “A Genius for Gardens: Edith Wharton & The Mount”

January 24 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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$40 – $60

LECTURE Join the Massachusetts Horticultural Society for an afternoon symposium curated by landscape writer and historian, Patrice Todisco. Presenters will lead an exploration of how gardens are places of creative rejuvenation, muse, and inspiration. Three Presentations: Michael Medeiros, formerly Emily Dickinson Museum, “Amherst has Gone to Eden” Marie Nickerson, Celia Thaxter’s Garden Steward “Summers for Celia: Then & Again” Anne Schuyler, The Mount’s Director of Visitor Services, “A Genius for Gardens: Edith Wharton & The Mount”

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