Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The mummy hand held by WCMA has always been a mystery to me, full of questions and no answers: how old was it? Who was he or she? Why do we have only the hand? Where is the rest of the mummy? In the fall of 2013, Betsy Hart, Class of 2014, decided to make it the center piece of her independent study of ancient Egyptian religion
Thursday, February 28, 2013
You can check out one of the fourteen novels including, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, Watt by Samuel Beckett, The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco or one of the ten other novels, from the WCMA Lending Library or relax and read a passage from one of the books in our reading nook next to the gallery.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
I first encountered Man Ray’s work in a museum in Germany back in the 70s when I was beginning my work in video. I was knocked out by the daring and the beauty of his radical imaging. This was Fine Art made of technology.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Robert Motherwell’s painting, Open No. 175, used to hang right at the entrance of the ground floor gallery at WCMA, and I would see it every time I was in the museum…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
As you may know, Kidspace: Artistic Curiosity recently opened at WCMA in early November 2012. We have since been encouraging…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Come see the talents of Williams students at the Arts Expo today!
Friday, January 11, 2013
We want to invite you to rest, to listen, to wonder. We’ll pay you to do it if we have to. We want to invite you to be disoriented, willingly, just for a moment. I want to invite you to enjoy yourself.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
For the second year in a row a WCMA catalog has won a New York Book Show award! The exhibition catalog, Sol Lewitt: The Well-Tempered Grid, has won an award in the 27th Annual New York Book Show, in the category for Professional/Scholarly publications.