Friday, June 14, 2013
WCMA is a winner in the 2013 New England Museum Association (NEMA) Publication Award Competition!
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Imagine Winslow Homer as your roommate for the spring semester or Cezanne living next door. WCMA is hard at work putting together a special collection of two-dimensional art for students to display in their dorms.
Friday, May 31, 2013
WCMA proudly announced today the 2013 recipients of the Fulkerson Award for Leadership in the Arts: Deena Bak, Williams College, Class of 2013; and Elizabeth Rooklidge, Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, Class of 2013.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Among my favorite pieces at WCMA is the 12th century Flemish baptismal font that quite literally took up space in the medieval art room – requiring visitors to walk about it. Although at first glance the font appears nondescript, faceted edges and angles create shadows with light.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Catch the senior studio art show 11 Reasons to Become an Investment Banker, which is on view through June 2, 2013.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Tom Krens, former director of both the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the Williams College Museum of Art, will be teaching a course in the fall called From WCMA to Bilbao and Beyond: The Future of Museums in the Global Cultural Landscape.
Photo by Roman Iwasiwka.
WCMA has won the 2012 award for Outstanding Exhibition in a University Museum for its exhibition Sol LeWitt: The Well-Tempered Grid. The prize was awarded by the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) at its Annual Awards for Excellence.
Monday, April 29, 2013
When I started my position as the Coordinator of Education Programs at WCMA in mid-November, I was introduced to the Kidspace: Artistic Curiosity exhibition, where I would be working with Museum Associates to provide K-12 tours throughout the academic year. As I entered the gallery, I was immediately taken aback by a white figure with pointed ears, balanced on a tiny green ladder and holding a violin.
Friday, April 19, 2013
The Williams Chamber Choir gave a beautiful concert in the museum’s rotunda today. They will perform again tomorrow, Saturday April 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm. Come listen and enjoy an uplifting experience.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Since our last blog post, we have had lots of visitors leave us wonderful and thoughtful questions about the two Joseph Cornell pieces in the Kidspace show.