Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Grant Wood (American, 1892-1942), Death on the Ridge Road, 1935, oil on masonite. Gift of Cole Porter. © Figge Art Museum, successors to the Estate of Nan Wood Graham/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.
In the spring of 1976, I went up to Williamstown during the process of deciding where I would go for graduate school in art history.
Friday, September 20, 2013
Ever wonder about the history and architecture of Lawrence Hall? WCMA now has a Finding Aid for its collection of historical documents and images related to the architecture and construction of the buildings holding WCMA and the College’s Art Department.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Last Wednesday WCMA staff members were in the audience at the MIDWEEKMUSIC performance of
Monday, September 16, 2013
Meet Ian White, son of Now Dig This! artist Charles White, a featured guest at the exhibition celebration on Thursday, September 19. White will take part in a conversation with curator Kellie Jones and artists Alonzo Davis and Maren Hassinger.
Monday, September 9, 2013
Meet Maren Hassinger, a featured guest at the Celebration of Now Dig This! on Thursday, September 19. Hassinger will take part in a conversation with curator Kellie Jones and artists Alonzo Davis and Ian White.
Friday, August 30, 2013
When Williamstown Theatre Festival relocates to the Berkshires each summer, our team takes over the Greylock Quad section of Williams College. Right smack in the middle of the quad is a fairly substantial metal sculpture that—up until this year—I knew little-to-nothing about.
Friday, August 16, 2013
Thank you to the Debate Society, creators of the 1950s suburban thriller Blood Play, for a great time on the WCMA patio last night. Visitors were treated to show inspired drinks, hors d’ oeuvres and old fashioned entertainment.
Monday, August 12, 2013
You may have wondered what’s been going on with a big metal sculpture that disappeared from its spot by Greylock Quad.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
This summer I acquired the book In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion by Anna Reynolds, illustrated with paintings from the Royal Collection in Great Britain. I always research current books on clothing and costume history even if it is not a particular period that I need to study for an upcoming theatre production.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Tour of Now DIg This! at WCMA with curator Kellie Jones.
Q: Welcome to WCMA, Kellie. Can you tell us a bit about how the installation of Now Dig This! will differ from its installation at the Hammer and MoMA’s P.S. 1?