Press: 2015

For immediate release: September 30, 2015

WCMA Exhibition Your smarter than me. i don’t care. Features Contemporary Art from a Major Gift from Peter Norton

Navel-gazing, a self-mocking focus on an artist’s own life and practice, embracing identity politics, and a skeptical obsession with technology is the stuff of Your smarter than me. i don’t care. The exhibition opens at the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) October 2, 2015 and will be on view through January 3, 2016.

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For immediate release: September 14, 2015

Artist Jon Rubin to Give the Annual Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art at WCMA

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) will feature artist Jon Rubin as the Annual Plonsker Family Lecturer in Contemporary Art. The public lecture will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 3 pm in WCMA’s Lawrence Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.

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For immediate release: May 11, 2015

Summer 2015 at WCMA

The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) welcomes the summer season with a packed lineup of exhibitions and programs. From the first US exhibition of Andy Warhol’s book work to curator and student led tours to a site-specific performance by the Williamstown Theatre Festival, WCMA brings art, experts, students, and visitors together for unique museum experiences.

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For immediate release: May 5, 2015

Plead the Fifth: Senior Studio Art Exhibition

WCMA presents Plead the Fifth: Senior Studio Art Exhibition, on view from May 15 through June 7, featuring the work of five Williams College studio art majors: Parmalier Arrington, Quinn Griffin, Sara Muñoz, Cary Wade, and Madison Weist. The senior studio exhibition celebrates the culmination of each artist’s senior project.

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For immediate release: March 25, 2015

Williams College Museum of Art Receives Donation from Peter Norton

The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) has received a donation of 68 works of contemporary art from the collection of computer programmer and philanthropist Peter Norton. WCMA is one recipient in a series of gifts to university and college art museums throughout the country.

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For immediate release: January 5, 2015

Warhol by the Book

The first US exhibition to concentrate on Andy Warhol’s book work, Warhol by the Book opens at the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) March 7 and will be on view through August 16, 2015. Creating books was a vital part of Warhol’s career. From his student days in the 1940s to his death in 1987, Warhol experimented wildly with form and content, turning traditional notions of media and authorship on their heads.

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