Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Sabra Field, Now and Then: A Retrospective

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery

On the occasion of Sabra Field’s 60th Middlebury reunion, this retrospective exhibition explores the depth and diversity of her six decades as a printmaker. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Museum Hours>> Free

Pictured: Sabra Field (American, born 1935), Suite of the Months: September Corn, 1986, woodcut print on paper, 12 x 12 inches. Gift of the artist.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Young America: Roy Lichtenstein and the America's Cup

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Overbrook Gallery

In 1994, pop artist Roy Lichtenstein was invited by PACT, a syndicate created to compete in the America’s Cup trials the following year, to create a design for the hull and spinnaker of their boat. It was one of his largest and last works. This exhibit recounts the history of that commission and the history of the America’s Cup races, before and since. Museum hours>> Free

Pictured: Roy Lichtenstein, Mermaid Sailboat (study), 1994, graphite pencil and colored pencil on vellum,13 x 26 inches

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Othello

Burgess Meredith Little Theatre, Bread Loaf campus

This summer, the Bread Loaf School of English presents a production of Shakespeare's Othello, directed by Brian McEleney. See related event: Red Velvet, August 4–5. Patrons are encouraged to attend a matinee of Red Velvet, stay for a post-show talkback, take a dinner break, and return for an evening performance of Othello. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis starting Wednesday, July 19*; make reservations at 802-443-2771. Limited to 4 per patron.

Pictured: Jude Sandy as Othello and Octavia Chavez-Richmond as Desdemona; photo Ryan Broussard

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Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Red Velvet

Burgess Meredith Little Theatre, Bread Loaf campus

A staged reading of a play by Lolita Chakrabarti, directed by Roger Q. Mason. See related event: Othello August 2–6. Patrons are encouraged to attend a matinee of Red Velvet, stay for a post-show talkback, take a dinner break, and return for an evening performance of Othello. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis starting Wednesday, July 19*; make reservations at 802-443-2771. Limited to 4 per patron.

Pictured: Ryan Broussard as Ira Aldridge; photo Mary Spence

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Friday, August 4, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Margaret Pan, carillon

Mead Chapel and surrounding lawns

Margaret Pan, Associate Carillonneur, Cohasset, MA. Middlebury College’s Summer Carillon Concert series celebrates its 32nd season with a fine group of musicians from around the world, performing from the soaring tower of Mead Chapel. The melodic sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. Learn more at http://go.middlebury.edu/carillon



Friday, August 11, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Linda Dzuris, carillon

Mead Chapel and surrounding lawns

Linda Dzuris, Carillonneur for Clemson University. Middlebury College’s Summer Carillon Concert series celebrates its 32nd season with a fine group of musicians from around the world, performing from the soaring tower of Mead Chapel. The melodic sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. Learn more at http://go.middlebury.edu/carillon


Friday, August 18, 2017 - 3:00 PM

George Matthew Jr., carillon

Mead Chapel and surrounding lawns

George Matthew Jr. is the Carillonneur for both Middlebury College and Norwich University. He will be playing a program of music entirely composed by women. Middlebury College’s Summer Carillon Concert series celebrates its 32nd season with a fine group of musicians from around the world, performing from the soaring tower of Mead Chapel. The melodic sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. Learn more at http://go.middlebury.edu/carillon


Thursday, August 24, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival

Marquis Theater, Town Hall Theater, Dana Auditorium, and Mahaney Center for the Arts

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF) celebrates the best in first and second time filmmaking! Last year the MNFF welcomed more than 40 filmmakers including the legendary Barbara Kopple (who will return this August), and actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard. This year, the third Annual MNFF will offer more than 80 films, two huge Friday and Saturday night parties, and a full slate of panels, Q&As, happy hours, and more. More information at middfilmfest.org.

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival: Caregivers

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts are proud to present an exclusive first-look at scenes from Jesse Kreitzer's latest film Caregivers, a documentary hybrid about eldercare in the hills of rural Vermont. Featuring live accompaniment by the VSO and an original score by composer Paul Dedell, audiences will get a sneak peek at a one-of-a-kind cinematic experience in the making. Free; donations accepted.

Mahaney Center for the Arts
Middlebury College
South Main St./Route 30 South
72 Porter Field Rd.
Middlebury, VT 05753
(802) 443-3168 phone
(802) 443-2834 fax
cfa@middlebury.edu