About Press. Photo by Suzanne Silitch x1200

Press

For immediate release: September 19, 2016

Being the measure: David Zink Yi with Angie Keefer

David Zink Yi’s first museum exhibition in the United States brings together his work in sculpture, photography, music, and video and marks his foray into collaborative live performance. Developed with writer and artist Angie Keefer, and performed with musicians Marvin Diz, Eliel Lazo, Regis Molina, and Onel Matos Somoza, Zink Yi’s original work at the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) fuses Minimalist sculptural and musical traditions, Afro-Cuban spiritual music, and spoken word structures.

Related Resources

For immediate release: September 7, 2016

WCMA and Ghana ThinkTank Turn the Tables to Confront Climate Change

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) is working with the international art collective Ghana ThinkTank to bring climate change solutions from Indonesia and Morocco—two countries already grappling with the devastating affects of climate change—to Williams College.

Related Resources

For immediate release: May 3, 2016

Seen Yr Show: Senior Studio Art Exhibition

The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) presents Seen Yr Show: Senior Studio Art Exhibition, on view from May 14 through June 5, 2016. The exhibition features the work of fourteen Williams College studio art majors: Aurora Brown, Marc Burnett, Ezequiel Davila, Andrea Estrada Bianchi, Mei Kazama, Angelina Lin, Jonas Luebbers, Winnie Ma, Julia Matejcek, Katherine Mooney, Clover Powell, Stephanie Sun, Brian Trelegan, and Kelly Wang.

Related Resources

For immediate release: April 25, 2016

Williams College Awarded $500K Mellon Grant to Integrate the Museum Art Collection into the Curriculum

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Williams College $500,000 for the expansion of the museum’s online collection as a platform for experimentation, teaching, and research. With this grant the museum will inspire new ideas and practices in how campus museums in particular leverage their digital collections.

Related Resources

For immediate release: February 9, 2016

“Not Theories but Revelations:” The Art and Science of Abbott Handerson Thayer

“Not Theories but Revelations” opens March 11 at the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) and will be on view through August 21, 2016. Abbott Handerson Thayer, renowned twentieth century painter of ethereal angels, landscapes, and delicate flowers, was at the center of a raging debate around Darwin’s theories of evolution.

Related Resources

For immediate release: January 11, 2016

Both Sides Now: Lexa and Dan Walsh at the Williams College Museum of Art

“Lexa and Dan are two great artists who work in completely different realms of the art world, rarely, if ever, crossing paths professionally. Yet, as siblings they have an ongoing and spirited dialogue about art. What if that conversation could manifest into a physical work of art that would allow them to bring their seemingly divergent practices together?” said Lisa Dorin, WCMA Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Contemporary Art.

Related Resources