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.
Opening Celebration: Both Sides Now
Thursday, Feb 11
Kick off the exhibition with this brother and sister duo. They’ll talk about their disparate work and draw out intersections in their personal experiences and professional practices.
Sew-In with Lexa and Dan Walsh
Saturday, Feb 13
Drop by to join Lexa and Dan in sewing an over-sized stitch sampler.
Curator’s Insights: African Art Against the State
Thursday, Feb 25
Walk through the exhibition with Michelle Apotsos, Exhibition Curator and Assistant Professor of Art.
Tour WCMA with Williams Students
Feb 25 – Mar 17
Apr 7 – May 12
Tour the WCMA galleries with a Williams student and discuss highlights of the collection.
WCMA at Night: Cheryl Pope
Thursday, Mar 3
Through interactive installations, performance, and sculpture Cheryl Pope drills into relationships between language, power, identity, and expression. This WCMA at Night features a series of interactive performances, drawn from an extended pen-pal correspondence between Pope and a group of Williams students, that challenge and encourage our ability to listen.
Opening Celebration: “Not Theories but Revelations”
Thursday, Mar 10
Sample some of the surprising elements of Thayer’s artistic and scientific work.
Curator’s Insights: “Not Theories but Revelations”
Thursday, Mar 15
Walk through the exhibition with Kevin Murphy, Eugénie Prendergast Curator of American Art.
Tuesday, Apr 12
At MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center
Get acquainted with the art of Nick Cave as he shares his vision of how objects can provoke vital exchanges about class, race, and identity. This discussion will offer a preview of Cave’s most ambitious installation to date: Until, an exhibition and performance space scheduled to open at MASS MoCA in October 2016.
Nick Cave will also lead a group of Williams students in an alternative drawing exercise that will result in a wearable sculptural work.
Curator’s Insights: Both Sides Now
Tuesday, Apr 19
Walk through the exhibition withLisa Dorin, Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Contemporary Art.