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January 2019

Uncovering Williams

January 31 @ 10:00 AM - June 2 @ 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 2, 2019

Williams College Museum of Art, 15 Lawrence Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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The Spring 2019 class, Uncovering Williams, will use this selection of four works from WCMA’s collection to interrogate the history of Williams College and its relationship to land, people, architecture, and artifacts. Students in the course, co-taught by Kevin Murphy, Senior Curator of American Art, and Dorothy Wang, Professor of American Studies and Faculty Affiliate in English, will examine the visual and material culture of Williams, including a portrait of Amos Lawrence—an early benefactor of the college—and 19th century landscapes…

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James Van Der Zee: Collecting History

January 31 @ 10:00 AM - June 12 @ 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 12, 2019

Williams College Museum of Art, 15 Lawrence Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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This focused exhibition highlights WCMA’s recently-acquired portfolio of eighteen photographs by James Van Der Zee (1886-1983) during the first half of the 20th century. Born and raised in Lenox, Massachusetts, Van Der Zee established a thriving photography studio in Harlem by 1916, and served as the foremost chronicler of black life in New York City during the early 20th century. The photographs from Van Der Zee’s portfolio, as well as one photograph already in WCMA’s collection, are shown alongside three…

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February 2019

The Mind’s Eye: Paintings, Sculpture, and Books by Paul Katz

February 1 @ 10:00 AM - May 27 @ 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 25, 2019

Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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February 1 through May 27 – Annual Student Art Show This exhibition features a variety of works, including paintings, sculpture and drawing books, mainly from Katz’s Prelude and Interlock series. The Preludes are the paintings and objects with words on ribbons. The words are all taken from Henry Wordsworth’s poem “Prelude.” The look of the work was inspired in part by a photograph Katz saw in the New York Times in the days following 9/11. The image was of an…

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Highlights and Recent Acquisitions from the American and European Collections

February 25 @ 8:00 AM - October 31 @ 5:00 PM
Williams College Museum of Art, 15 Lawrence Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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See new additions to WCMA’s American and European collections from the 16th to the 20th centuries mixed with favorites including Grant Wood’s Death on the Ridge Road, on view for the first time in over two years. Significant acquisitions installed for the first time include works by Edmonia Lewis, Marie Spartali-Stillman, and thirteen preliminary drawings by Paul Cadmus for WCMA’s painting Point O’View.

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March 2019

Exhibition: Trenton Doyle Hancock Mind of the Mound: Critical Mass

March 9 @ 8:00 AM - October 31 @ 5:00 PM
MASS MoCA, 87 MASS MoCA Way
North Adams, MA 01247 United States
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“About 50,000 years ago an ape man named Homerbuctas masturbated in a field of prehistoric flowers giving birth to a legend, no, “The” Legend. For years, there have been reports of large, furry, smelly heaps residing in wooded areas around the world. These reports are supposed sightings of the cryptid (creature not yet verified by science), simply known to cryptozoologists as Mounds. I am, for reasons that I can’t quite explain, connected to these mysterious Mound creatures. I share a…

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Gallery Talks

March 20 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until March 31, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Daily Gallery Orientation Talks Make the most of your visit with a 20 minute orientation talk! The gallery talks take place at 11, 12:30, and 2:30 and they are about 20 minutes in length. Let our expert gallery guides introduce you to the art and life of Norman Rockwell and the special highlights of our collection. Free with Museum admission.

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Paint: Mount Greylock at Dusk

March 21 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$35

Join us for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Battell Chapel Church of Christ Congregation. You'll learn to paint this locally inspired image of "Mount Greylock at Dusk” on a large 16x20 canvas. All painting materials, light snacks and donation included. BYOB. At the Battell Chapel at the Church of Christ Congregation, 12 Litchfield Rd, Norfolk, CT.

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Chinese Art: Traditional Chinese Brush Painting with Zhong-hua Lu

March 22 - March 24
Eastover Estate & Eco Village, 430 West Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$260

Chinese brush painting is about the balance of nature and the interrelatedness and complexity of all things. Xie yi hua is one kind of traditional style of painting. Students will learn philosophical, cultural, and technical aspects of this ancient art, a language of symbolic brush strokes. Working on rice paper with Chinese ink and watercolors, students will learn step-by-step how to control brush, color, and water to create natural motifs, from rocks, trees, birds, fish, flowers and bees to complex…

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Mom and Baby Giraffes

March 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$35

Join us for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Carolina Water Fowl Rescue; a nonprofit organization that provides sanctuary, rescue and rehabilitation for wildlife, farmed and exotic animals. You'll learn to paint this sweet image of "Mom and Baby Giraffes” on a large 16x20 canvas. All painting materials, light snack and donation included. Cash Raffles. BYOB.

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Gallery Talk: Highlights of the Collection

March 23 @ 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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