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A Summer Romance

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It was not love at first sight. Continue reading

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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! Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Scrapbooks Showcase the Impact of World War II at WCMA

Paintings Expelled from German Museums

Paintings Expelled from German Museums

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Those Williams Monuments Men

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It was a time for showing physical bravery and bravura connoisseurship, an unlikely pairing. This was the dynamic duo necessary for the men and women of the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives section (MFAA) of the Allied forces in Western Europe. Continue reading

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Art of the Month Club: Laurel O’Connor

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Sometimes art has a way of nuzzling against your curiosity and tugging you back to look a little longer and a little deeper. For me, Carrie Mae Weems’s “Kitchen Series” is just that kind of ‘sometimes art’. Continue reading

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WALLS: The Pick-Up Day Experience

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South Africa’s New Mo(u)rning

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Williams alum Bridget Ngcobo ’12 works with Zanele Muholi’s media collective Inkanyiso. In her most recent post on from South Africa she writes about Zanele Muholi’s Mo(u)rning exhibition at the Wits Art Museum in Johannesburg. Continue reading

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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! Continue reading

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Experiencing Joan Mitchell’s Sunflowers

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