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Overheard in the Galleries

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Frederick William MacMonnies, Study of a Stamdomg Male Nude, ca. 1880s. Charcoal and conte crayon on paper. Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon.

“I’m 103 and I knew and lived by Frederick W. MacMonnies many years ago.”

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Happy National Photo Week!

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May 5, 1984: “Photography, the prime visual recorder of human events, preserves memories, emotion, and sentiment for virtually all Americans…

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WALLS Interview #3

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Sam Steakley with his WALLS Artwork. Pia Fries (b. 1955), Rake, 2007. Color soap ground and spit bite aquatints with photogravure and roulette. Museum Purchase, Fulkerson Fund for Leadership in the Arts.

Well, I was one of the crazy people. I was the third person in the line, behind the people in a tent.

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WALLS Interview #2

Student: Emily Dugdale, Class of 2014.
Majors: Political Science and International Studies (Concentration)

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Hopper at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Currently on view at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, WCMA’s own Morning in a City by Edward Hopper makes an appearance in these two new videos.

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A Summer Romance

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It was not love at first sight.

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A Wonderful Evening of Storytelling

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Thanks again to all who joined us for our Monuments Men at Williams program, and our fabulous guest speakers. And in case you weren’t able to make it, check out the full video!

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American Art Back on View

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This Saturday, March 15, we are excited to see some of our 3,000-object American Art collection return to the gallery walls with the opening of American Art: Colonial Period through Mid-Twentieth Century.

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WALLS: The Pick-Up Day Experience

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Sunday, February 16, 6:45 a.m.  I roll out of bed and greet a wintry Williamstown morning. Armed with a tarp, a sleeping bag, and a coffee, I join my friends and we make our way to WCMA, hoping that few of our fellow students are as warm-blooded as we are. As it turns out, twenty-four of Williams’s finest have beaten us to the punch, already freezing away for the chance to have a first pick of the Williams Art Loan…

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Art of the Month Club: Kathryn Calley Galitz

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Gift of Elizabeth and Frederick M. Myers, Class of 1943. Copyright Gary Winogrand/The Estate of Gary Winogrand, courtesy of the Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco.

Less than a month after I arrived at Williams as a graduate student in the art history program, I had my first hands-on experience at WCMA, wielding a paint roller in one of the museum’s galleries!

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