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Celebrate Independence Day at WCMA

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Photo by Arthur Evans

The Williams College Museum of Art, Chapin Library, and the Williamstown Theartre Festival are pleased to present A Reading of the Founding Documents, an annual Williamstown tradition on July 4 at 1:30 p.m. on the lawn outside WCMA.

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It’s Constitution Day!

Did you know that Constitution Day is being celebrated today? On September 17 1787, delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed and adopted the United States Constitution. An undoubtedly important date in our nation’s history indeed!

A great way to celebrate this day is by stopping by the Williams College Museum of Art, which houses the founding documents of the United States. The museum holds one of twenty-six known copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence, one of nine…

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