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.


BothSides_program1_x200Opening Celebration: Both Sides Now

Thursday, Feb 11
5:30 pm

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
2-4 pm

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.


StudentGuides_200x150Tour WCMA with Williams Students

Feb 25 – Mar 17
Apr 7 – May 12
4:30 pm

Tour the WCMA galleries with a Williams student and discuss highlights of the collection.


WCMA at Night: Cheryl Pope

Thursday, Mar 3
5-8 pm

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
6 pm

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.


Nick Cave

Tuesday, Apr 12
5 pm
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.