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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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Williamstown Theatre Festival Stars Align on July 4!

Looking for something to do this July 4? Join us at the museum this Independence Day and be entertained by a star-studded reading of the Founding Documents of the United States of America! Actors Jessica Hecht and Steven Weber, and comedian Lewis Black, who are in town performing with the Williamstown Theatre Festival, will step off the stage and into our courtyard to read the Declaration of Independence and the British Reply, as well as the Preamble to the Constitution….

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