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Acclaim for Now Dig This!

Dale Brockman Davis. Swept, 1970. Mixed media. 30 x 40 x 6 in. (76.2 x 101.6 x 15.2 cm). Blocker Collection c/o Rick Blocker._x345

“…a stunning installation of one of the most compelling and transformative exhibitions seen in the Berkshires in decades.” writes Charles Giuliano

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Meet Ian White

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.

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Meet Maren Hassinger

Maren Hassinger, River, 2011. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Arthur Evans_x500

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.

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Catching Up with Kellie Jones Guest Curator of Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980

Tour of Now DIg This! at WCMA with curator Kellie Jones.

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?

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Now Dig This! Opens Saturday, July 20

Now DIg This! sign at WCMA

Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles! 1960—1980 opens Saturday, July 20!

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Recollections: Works at WCMA Donated by Reunion Class Alumni

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This semester, I curated a pop-up exhibition for Williams College alumni reunion weekend. The reasons behind such an exhibition were relatively straightforward: WCMA has been lucky enough to benefit from generations of alumni donations and this show allowed us to celebrate this legacy of giving.

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Senior Studio Art Show 2013

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Catch the senior studio art show 11 Reasons to Become an Investment Banker, which is on view through June 2, 2013.

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Outstanding Exhibition Award goes to Sol LeWitt: The Well-Tempered Grid

Photo by Roman Iwasiwka.

Photo by Roman Iwasiwka.

WCMA has won the 2012 award for Outstanding Exhibition in a University Museum for its exhibition Sol LeWitt: The Well-Tempered Grid. The prize was awarded by the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) at its Annual Awards for Excellence.

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Art of the Month Club: Amelia Wood

Installation view. Amy Podmore, Measured Rest (rabbit), 2009, mixed media. Collection of the artist. Photo by Arthur Evans._x425

When I started my position as the Coordinator of Education Programs at WCMA in mid-November, I was introduced to the Kidspace: Artistic Curiosity exhibition, where I would be working with Museum Associates to provide K-12 tours throughout the academic year. As I entered the gallery, I was immediately taken aback by a white figure with pointed ears, balanced on a tiny green ladder and holding a violin.

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Drawing Out Your Curiosity

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How can drawing be used to express and explore? For the drawing activity in Kidspace at WCMA: Artistic Curiosity, we encouraged visitors to draw in sketchbooks provided to literally draw out their curiosity.

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