James Van Der Zee: Collecting History

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May 2019

James Van Der Zee: Collecting History

May 1 @ 10:00 AM - June 2 @ 5:00 PM
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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Uncovering Williams

May 25 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00:00, happening 63 times

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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Art Week

May 25 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00:00, repeating until May 26, 2019

United States

ArtWeek is an award-winning innovative festival featuring hundreds of unique and creative experiences that are hands-on, interactive or offer behind-the-scenes access to artists or the creative process.

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Exhibition: Kathleen Jacobs ECHOS

May 25 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Turn Park, 2 Moscow Road
West Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States
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The natural landscape that surrounds us is the result of epic battles between the elements. Our ancient ancestors recognized these forces at play and in mythopoeic language captured the essence in story and symbol. In almost every culture the origin story involves forces of nature. Water in particular. Kathleen’s paintings have a quality of presence that recognizes the unifying flow that connects the trees, roots in the earth, wind, rain, clouds, sky and human experience.

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3rd Annual Food Truck Festival

May 25 @ 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Pittsfield Suns, Wahconah Park, 105 Wahconah Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Pittsfield Suns' 3rd Annual Food Truck Festival is coming back to Wahconah Park featuring food trucks and vendors from all around Berkshire County. Free and open to the public.

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The 7th Annual Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival

May 25 @ 11:00 AM - May 26 @ 5:00 PM
Columbia County Fair Grounds, 182 Hudson Ave
Chatham, NY 12037 United States
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The Annual Festival if you have not been is a family friendly event.. In addition to craft beverage samplings, theres lots of gourmet foods, great crafts, and theres event a petting zoo!

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da Vinci Docent Hours

May 25 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Learn more about Leonardo and his innovative designs from our knowledgeable exhibition docents and enjoy hands-on demonstrations of many of his machines, including mechanisms that are usually do not touch!

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Live Action Clue at Naumkeag

May 25 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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One event on May 25, 2019 at 7:00pm

Naumkeag House & Gardens, 5 Prospect Hill Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Imagine arriving at Naumkeag for a dinner party, only to be caught up in a deadly game of murder. Explore the house to figure out who did it, with what weapon, and in which room. Participants are assigned characters and teams in advance. Pre-registration is required so that we can create the teams. Champagne and appetizers included. Registration Deadline: May 17, 2019.

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Tank and the Bangas

May 25 @ 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
MASS MoCA, 87 MASS MoCA Way
North Adams, MA 01247 United States
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“Unpredictable, theatrical and full of funk, soul, hip-hop, jazz and spoken word freshness – Tank and the Bangas, who broke out as the winners of NPR’s first-ever Tiny Desk Concert contest, might not be able to describe the sounds they emit – but it is beautiful nonetheless” (Okayplayer). This is one of the finest party bands on the planet, coming off like a latter-day Sly and the Family Stone. What to Expect This show is general admission standing room only.…

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Uncovering Williams

May 26 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00:00, happening 63 times

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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