Sol LeWitt used a grid as the underlying structural principle when he made his first wall drawings in 1968. Thereafter, the grid became a pervasive matrix in all of the media in which LeWitt worked. Check out a Gallery Talk tomorrow and curatorial video here!
It’s your last chance to see Asco: Elite of the Obscure, A Retrospective, 1972–1987 at WCMA. The exhibition will be on view through July 29, 2012. There will be a gallery talk by C. Ondine Chavoya, co-curator and Associate Professor of Art and Latina/o Studies on Thursday, July 19 at 2:00pm. There will also be a gallery talk by Kathryn Price, Curator of Special Projects, on Thursday, July 26 also at 2:00pm.
Jessica Hoffman Davis will deliver the keynote address for the inaugural Kidspace Summer Teachers Institute on Monday, July 30 at 4 p.m. The event will be held at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and is free and open to the public.
There is no better way to celebrate Independence Day than with a reading of the founding documents and no one gives a better reading than the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The Williams College Museum of Art was proud to host this fun and patriotic event and we can’t wait to do it again next year!
Actors Heather Lind (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”) and Finn Wittrock (Broadway’s Death of a Salesman) read the Declaration of Independence followed by comedian Lewis Black who read the…
The Williams College Museum of Art, Chapin Library, and the Williamstown Theartre Festival are pleased to present A Reading of the Founding Documents, an annual Williamstown tradition on July 4 at 1:30 p.m. on the lawn outside WCMA.
Can’t afford a vacation to L.A.? Plan a stay-cation this Spring and experience East Los Angeles right here in the Berkshires. First, visit the exhibition Asco: Elite of the Obscure at the Williams College Museum of Art. Then, catch Los Lobos on April 5 at MASS MoCA. Two museums, just a few miles apart in Williamstown and North Adams, are highlighting Chicano art and music, and the results are an inspiring journey through the turbulent politics of Southern California in…
Last Saturday, the Berkshire community had the opportunity to explore the museum’s collection of ancient art, dig for artifacts, hunt for sounds and meanings in ancient languages, and make Assyrian fashion accessories. Featuring WCMA’s Assyrian Reliefs, a project called “Accessorizing with the Ancients” enticed people to look closely at the dress and style of the ancient Apkallu guardians.
Families made elaborate headdresses, arm bands, and bracelets and enjoyed posing with the imposing stones!