Giovanni Paolo Pannini (Italian, 1691–1765), Composition of Roman Ruins, 1734, oil on canvas, Museum purchase, Mather Bequest Fund. (54.20)_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.

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.


Looking At and Looking Through: Rethinking Portraiture with Highlights from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection

Wednesday, Nov 19, 6 pm

A remixed version of Material Friction organized by Williams undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Experimental and Experiential Approaches to Curating American Vernacular Art.


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.


FathiHassan_Carpet_100x100Celebrate the Opening of
Fathi Hassan: Migration of Signs

Saturday, Nov 22, 3–5 pm

Join curator Maurita Poole and artist Fathi Hassan as we kick off the exhibition. For more information on the Fathi Hassan: Migration of Signs exhibition click here.