WCMA is a vibrant hub for learning and participation.

We believe in taking risks and testing creative, future forms of scholarship and teaching. We leverage our intimate size, college setting, and interdisciplinary context to generate experimental, hands-on learning experiences.

Director

Pamela Franks is our Class of 1956 Director

Pamela Franks. Photo by Jessica Smolinski, Yale University Art Gallery.

Pamela Franks. Photo by Jessica Smolinski, Yale University Art Gallery.

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Visiting Committee Members
2018/2019
  • Maggie Adler ’99 M.A. ’11
  • Larry  Bauer ’64
  • Susannah Bristol ’75 P ’06
  • Niki Cosgrove ’02
  • Liz Ellrodt* ’83 P ’15 (*Chair)
  • Mari-Claudia Jiménez ’98
  • Diana Kellogg ’84
  • Roger Mandle ’63 P ’92
  • Melissa McAvoy ’86, P ’17
  • Paul Provost M.A. ’89
  • Paul Tucker ’72 
  • Laura Whitman ’89 
Ex Officio Members
  • Sonnet Coggins

Interim Deputy Director, WCMA

  • Lisa Dorin M.A. ’00

Interim Director, WCMA

  • Andrée Heller ‘15

Development Manager, WCMA

  • Dukes Love

Provost, Professor of Economics

  • Elizabeth McGowan

Chair and Professor of Art

  • Maud S. Mandel

President, Williams College

  • Megan Morey

Vice President for College Relations

  • Amy Podmore

Chair and J. Kirk T. Varnedoe ’67 Professor of Art

Advisory Members
  • Thomas Branchick

Director, Williamstown Art Conservation Center

  • Marc Gotlieb

Director, The Graduate Program in the History of Art, Williams College

  • Joseph C. Thompson ‘81

Director, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art