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Programs

All of our programs are free and open to the public.

These programs take place at the Williams College Museum of Art, 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, in Williamstown, Massachusetts unless otherwise noted.

 

Warhol_Cookbooks_200x150Warhol & Cookbooks

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015, 6 pm
Drinks and mingling to follow

Susan Rossi-Wilcox, Culinary historian
Darra Goldstein, Professor of Russian and Founding Editor of Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture

Rossi-Wilcox and Goldstein read between the lines of illustrated recipes with a look at a mid-century culture clash. Wild Raspberries, the cookbook Warhol produced with socialite Suzie Frankfurt, serves up satire as it mocks the post-war desire to cultivate a European lifestyle and aesthetic through food.

 

Warhol_GalleryGuides_200x150Visit Warhol by the Book
with Student Gallery Guides

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015
Noon

WCMA’s Gallery Guides draw eclectic connections among artwork in the exhibition.

 

WCMAatNight_DebateSociety_200x150WCMA at Night
The Debate Society

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015
5–8 pm

Brooklyn-based theater company The Debate Society turns all of WCMA into a stage in an object-inspired extravaganza. Collaborate with award winning actor/writers Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen to turn big paintings into tiny plays.

 

EnvisioningCuratorial_CesarGarcia_200x150Envisioning Curatorial Practice

Cesar Garcia, Founding Director and Chief Curator of The Mistake Room in Los Angeles

Monday, Apr 20, 2015
7 pm

Co-presented by WCMA and the Graduate Program

Located in a converted garment factory, The Mistake Room serves as a platform for under-represented and emerging artists, hosting a program of international and interdisciplinary exhibitions and projects that spark global dialogue. Garcia’s talk will survey experimental models of artistic and cultural production—artist-run spaces, publishing houses, and alternative academies—stemming from Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia over the last decade and consider how they might inform institution-making in the United States.

 

Ursula Von Rydingsvard, Large Bowl, 1997, cast bronze. Purchased through the generosity of Alicia V. and Peter B. Pond ’67_x200Rededication of Ursula von Rydingsvard’s Large Bowl

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015
Noon
Meet at the sculpture on Morley Drive, Williamstown, MA

Join us for the rededication of Ursula von Rydingsvard’s publicly sited sculpture, Large Bowl, with the artist and key donors.

 

Warhol_Publishing_200x150Warhol & Infiltrated Publishing

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015, 6 pm
Drinks and mingling to follow

Lucy Mulroney, Interim Senior Director and Curator of Special Collections at Syracuse University Libraries
Christopher Cerf, Author, composer, producer, and former Warhol collaborator

Stories from the publishing world invoke a Warhol who infiltrated mainstream channels with his counterculture spirit. Mulroney and Cerf share Warhol’s proclivity for co-opting the rigid structures to produce books like his Index (Book), a pop-up “children’s book for hipsters”.

 

SeniorShow_200x150Senior Studio Exhibition Reception

Friday, May 15, 2015
7–9 pm

As contemporary as it gets. Senior studio art students design and produce an exhibition of their work in the final semester of their college careers.