Lalla Essaydi (Moroccan, b. 1956); Malpractice, 2002; oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist. x1200
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Recollections: Works at WCMA Donated by Reunion Class Alumni

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This semester, I curated a pop-up exhibition for Williams College alumni reunion weekend. The reasons behind such an exhibition were relatively straightforward: WCMA has been lucky enough to benefit from generations of alumni donations and this show allowed us to celebrate this legacy of giving.

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Fulkerson Lecture: Roger Mandle

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear one of today’s most influential leaders in the arts talk about his unique experiences in ‘Emerging World Cultural Leadership from the Gulf – Questions and Issues.’ Roger Mandle, class of 1963, who recently assumed leadership of the Qatar Museum Authority in Doha, will be discussing the complexities of building museums and developing cultural programs on a global scale in the Gulf and the effects of competition for resources and reputations. The lecture will take…

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Alumni Profile: Roger Mandle

Ever wonder who is in the famous Williams College Art Mafia? The list includes past directors of the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the National Gallery of Art. One mafia member, Mr. Roger Mandle (class of 1963), has recently made news for his move to Qatar to take the directorial position at the Qatar Museums Authority in the capital city of Doha. This burgeoning city is quickly becoming an art center and Mandle hopes it…

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