Rhoda Holmes Nicholls (American, 1854-1930); Still-Life, Cherries; watercolor on paper mounted on board. Collection of Walter and Berta Burr, Hoosick, NY. x1200


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.


PubStudio_logo_100x100Platform for Poets

WCMA and the English Department turn Publication Studio over to prominent poets who will direct writing projects, make original publications, and share their work.


Thursday, Oct 30
Drinks and mingling at 6 pm
Reading at 7 pm

Claudia Rankine

“Race in the Life of the Mind”
Rankine reads from her new work, Citizen: An American Lyric and shares a selection of public contributions. Space is limited to 80 people. Click here for more details.

Thursday, Nov 13
Drinks and mingling at 6 pm
Reading at 7 pm

Craig Dworkin

An Attempt at Exhausting WCMA: A Sociological and Architectural Experiment
Dworkin reads from his work and shares insights into the “infraordinary.” Space is limited to 80 people. Click here for more details.


PubStudio_logo_100x100 Rebind Workshop

Saturday, Nov 8, 1–4 pm

Bring a well-loved or family favorite paperback in need of a makeover, or take one from our own softcover stash. We’ll have everything you need to give it a second lease on life. Redesign the cover, rebind, reread. Click here for more information on Publication Studio.


Fathi Hassan_100x100See a Site-Specific Wall Drawing Take Shape

Tuesday, Nov 18, 11:30 am–Noon

Wednesday, Nov 19, 11–11:30 am

Thursday, Nov 20, 2:30–3 pm

Fathi Hassan will set to work making a floor-to-ceiling wall drawing. We’ll open up the gallery for a half hour each day and invite you behind the scenes to see the work take shape. Stop by to talk with the artist about his creative process. For more information on the Fathi Hassan: Migration of Signs exhibition click here.