Wednesday, August 1, 2018 to Sunday, August 12, 2018

1968: The Whole World Is Watching

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

1968 was a year of upheaval and transformation—a year in which national and international events spawned intense vocal expression and protest. This exhibit, through the lens of art, music, and literature, looks back 50 years to consider the issues that transformed American society. Museum hours >> Free

Robert Rauschenberg, Signs, 1970, color screenprint on paper, 35 3/8 x 26 7/8 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Gift (by exchange) of Wilson Farnsworth, George Mead, and Henry Sheldon

 

b&w girl with dollWednesday, August 1, 2018 to Sunday, August 12, 2018

Just Kids: Photographs from the Nicholas Gift

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Overbrook Gallery

The museum recently received an extensive collection of photographs of children from all corners of the globe. This exhibition surveys documentary and intimate images that depict the characteristic activities, delights, and inevitable sorrows of childhood. Among the photographers included are Henri Cartier-Bresson, Louis Stettner, Danny Lyon, and Leonard Freed. Museum hours >> Free

Jacques Lowe (American, b. Germany, 1930–2001), Portrait of Young Girl with Doll, c. 1960, gelatin silver print, 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. Loan to the Middlebury College Museum of Art from Dr. Stephen Nicholas

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Summer Carillon Concert

Elena Sadina

Mead Chapel and surrounding lawns

Elena Sadina is the Carillonneur for the Middlebury Summer Russian Language School and Belgian Carillon School. Middlebury College’s Summer Carillon Concert series celebrates its 33rd 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 10, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Summer Carillon Concert

Amy Heebner '93   

Mead Chapel and surrounding lawns

Amy Heebner, Middlebury College class of ’93, is the City Carillonneur for Albany, New York. Middlebury College’s Summer Carillon Concert series celebrates its 33rd 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 17, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Summer Carillon Concert

Language School Graduation

Mead Chapel and surrounding lawns

George Matthew Jr., the Carillonneur for both Middlebury College and Norwich University, will play the final concert of the summer, before Language Schools Graduation. Middlebury College’s Summer Carillon Concert series celebrates its 33rd 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 23 to Sunday, August 26

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival

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

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF) showcases the best in first- and second-time filmmaking from around the world. This year, the fourth Annual MNFF will offer 90+ films, big Friday and Saturday nighttime parties, and a full slate of panels, Q&As, happy hours and more. Special guests include Oscar nominated documentary filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Life Itself) and Oscar winning Production Designer David Wasco (La La Land). More information at middfilmfest.org.

 

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival: “How We See Water”

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts proudly present an exclusive first-look at VSO Awardee Robin Starbuck's new short film, “How We See Water,” an experimental documentary that explores the intersections of indigenous history and contemporary life in Chiapas, Mexico through the lives of two young women who work to gain education and independence. Featuring live accompaniment by the VSO and an original score by Middlebury alumnus and composer Matt LaRocca ’02. Audiences will thrill to the dynamic integration of film and music in the impeccable acoustics of Robison Hall. Tickets: $12; no charge to MNFF Passholders. Additional donations welcome.

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