Current Exhibitions

Cary S. Leibowitz, Your smarter than me. i don't care., 1994, latex on wood. Gift of Peter Norton._x345

October 2, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Your smarter than me. i don’t care.

Navel-gazing; a self-mocking focus on an artist’s own life and practice; embracing identity politics; and a skeptical obsession with technology. This is the stuff of Your smarter than me. i don’t care.


Yoruba People_x345

September 18, 2015 - December 20, 2015

Object Lab

Object Lab turns our museum classroom inside out: it makes a public exhibition of the intimate art encounters that enrich learning and teaching across campus. Professors from a range of departments select works from storage. WCMA installs the eclectic mix in a space that supports sustained looking, offering a glimpse into what students are studying this semester.


Faculty Off the Cuff Photo by Kris Qua._x345

September 11, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Faculty Off the Cuff: Labeltalk 2015

Mix eight works of art, add a group of Williams faculty and what you get is a brand new approach to the Labeltalk exhibition series.


Sol LeWitt, #1089, 2015_x345

August 28, 2015 - Ongoing

Sol LeWitt: On the Wall

WCMA and the art department are installing a new Sol LeWitt wall drawing, #1089 in the museum’s atrium.



June 27, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Whistler: Close-Up

Study James McNeil Whistler’s gossamer brushwork and delicate use of line, with which he created some of the most beautiful—and most controversial­­—artwork of the nineteenth century.



May 30, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Imagining the Trojan War

For the ancient Greeks, the Iliad was both entertainment and a record of their past. The exhibition traces Homer’s epic poem across history through ancient and modern works of art.