Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Winter Term Studio Art Exhibition

Johnson Memorial Building, Mezzanine and Gallery Space 308

Students from winter term classes exhibit work including photography, drawing, and painting. A Studio Art event. Free

Artwork by Emma Harnett ’18

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Collaborative Video Screening

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

Short films produced by students in the Collaborative Video Projects course during winter term. Free

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 8:00 PM

A Side by Side Concert

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

Three terrific, flexible artists—Mary Rowell, violin; Emily Taubl, cello; and Cynthia Huard, piano—collaborate with students in a program of chamber music. Composers include Maurice Ravel, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Matthew Taylor, Professor Peter Hamlin '73, Australian composer Padma Newsome, Jorge Martín, and Franz Schubert. A Music Department event. Free

Cynthia Huard, piano; Mary Rowell, violin; Emily Taubl, cello

Thursday, February 1, 2018 to Sunday, April 29, 2018

10 Years: The Cameron Print Project

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Overbrook Gallery

Since 2008, the Studio Art Program has hosted an annual weeklong visit from a Cameron Visiting Artist who works with students in Professor Hedya Klein’s silkscreen and intaglio classes. This exhibition includes works produced in collaboration with artists Mark Dion, Derrick Adams, Tomas Vu, Kati Heck, and Rona Yefman, among others. Museum hours >> Free

Mark Dion (American, b. 1961), Oceanomania: Souvenirs from Mysterious Seas—Musée Oceanographic de Monaco, 2011, photopolymer etching on paper, 15 1/8 x 16 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Gift of the artist. 2013.008

Thursday, February 1, 2018 to Sunday, April 22, 2018

Power & Piety: Spanish Colonial Art **POSTPONED**

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

Drawn from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, founded to enhance the appreciation of art from Latin America, this exhibition reveals the great wealth of the region from the late 17th century until the 1820s. Co-organized by the Museum of Biblical Art, New York, and Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia. More Info.>> Museum hours >> Free

Catalogue #33: Unidentified Artist, Hispano-Filipino, Christ Child, 18th century, ivory, gilded and painted wood, mirrors, 21 7/8 x 8 11/16 x 6 7/8 inches. Collection of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. 1990.54

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:30 PM

“[She Is] Beautiful”: The Double Pipe in Greek Music, Religion, and Vase Painting

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre

Professors Damascus Kafumbe (Music), Pavlos Sfyroeras (Classics), and Pieter Broucke (History of Art) team up for a multi-pronged contextualization of the musical ritual on an alabastron by the Emporion Painter that was recently acquired by the museum. Part of the Fridays at the Museum series. Free

The Emporion Painter (Attica, Greece, active 500–470 BCE), Black-Figure White-Ground Alabastron, c. 480 BCE, Terracotta, 7 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds provided by the Christian A. Johnson Memorial Art Acquisition Fund. 2014.008

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Grace Kelly Quartet

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

Saxophonist, singer, and composer Grace Kelly plays with the heart and passion of an old soul—yet the genre-bending zest and energy of a 24-year-old. A regular on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s band—Jon Batiste and Stay Human—Kelly recently released her 10th CD as a bandleader, and performs around the globe. A Performing Arts Series event. The performance is approximately 90 minutes with one intermission. Tickets: $28 General public/$22 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth (18 andunder)/$6 Midd students. More about this event>> Press release>>

Photo Taso Papadakis

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Movement Matters Liquid Strength with Christal Brown

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 109

Christal Brown’s “Liquid Strength" (A technique laboratory focused on moving, intention, and analysis) combines the focus and intention of a meditative practice with a series of exercises designed to train the body in articulate expression as well as athletic execution; Brown's class focuses on developing the total artist. Sponsored by the Dance Program. Free and open to the public.

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 8:00 PM

American Honey

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

In an attempt to escape her troubled home, Star, a teenage girl, joins a crew of traveling salespeople and gets caught in a whirlwind of law-breaking, partying, and love. “This might be the freshest film about young people in America since Larry Clark’s Kids.”––Rory O’Connor, Film Stage (163 minutes).  A Hirschfield International Film Series event. Free

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Paul Asbell Performs Steel String Americana

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

National recording artist and affiliate artist Paul Asbell performs his unique blend of blues, jazz, and American roots music. “A genre-blurring, virtuosic waltz through the deep heritage of American folklore, where styles of Robert Johnson, Doc Watson, and Dr. John rub elbows with those of Joe Pass and Bill Frisell.”—Flynn Center. A Music Department event. Free

Photo Tim Barden

 

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Song, Dance, and Story: Natasha Koval Paden, piano

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

The rhythms of song, dance and story are featured in this selection of works by Liszt, Chopin, and Liapunov, presented by Ukrainian native and affiliate artist Natasha Koval Paden.

A Music Department event. Free

Photo Anastasiya Prokhorenko ’19

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Medardo Rosso: Opening the Door to Modern and Contemporary Sculpture

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Sabra Field Lecture Hall (Room 125)

Dr. Sharon Hecker, art historian, curator, and leading scholar of Medardo Rosso (1858-1928). Dr. Hecker considers the artist’s work, his unusual casting techniques and exhibition strategies, as well as his influence on modern and contemporary artists.  Sponsored by Middlebury College Museum of Art, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Department of Italian. Free

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Championship Round: Spencer Prize in Oratory

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

In honor of the late professor emeritus and former trustee John Spencer, Oratory Now is pleased to announce the first annual speech competition for first-year students. January elimination rounds culminate in this face-off among the final five contestants. Free

Lynn Travnikova ’20, Anna Dennis ’17.5, and Sarah Howard ’19; photo Todd Balfour

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Movement Matters: Master Class with Cameron McKinney ’14

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre

Nagare Technique - Contemporary Hip-Hop & Floorwork. This workshop will introduce students to a unique approach to contemporary floorwork, while also allowing them to experience the rawness of underground streetdance. The class is rooted in Cameron McKinney’s NAGARE technique which activates oppositional forces and contrasting sensations to achieve fluid transitions in and out of the floor. Sponsored by the Dance Program. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Kizuna Dance Performance

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre

Described as “mesmerizing” (The Stewardship Report) and “brilliant” (Huffington Post), Cameron McKinney '14 is a New York City-based choreographer, dancer, educator, and author. He founded Kizuna Dance in 2014 with the mission of creating works that celebrate the Japanese language and culture. Sponsored by the dance program and the Professor of the Practice program. Program contains adult language. Performance is 80 minutes including intermission. Sponsored by the Dance Program. Buy Tickets: $15 Public/$12 Middlebury ID holders/$8 Youth 18 and under/$6 Middlebury students

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Graduation

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

Dr. Romeo Aldea, father to high-school senior Eliza, is determined to help his daughter pass an exam that could change her life for good. “Graduation is an intricate, deeply intelligent film, and a bleak picture of a state of national depression in Romania.”––Peter Bradshaw, Guardian (128 minutes). A Hirschfield International Film Series event. Free

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Sophie Shao and Friends

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

Praised by World News for her “sensitive, stylistic playing, with great finesse, emotion, and gorgeous tone,” cellist Sophie Shao—a perennial Middlebury favorite—has surrounded herself with some of the most talented artists in music. She returns for her 10th consecutive season with an exciting new ensemble of friends to perform works by Haydn, Bridge, and Dvořák. A Nelson Series event, made possible with support from PASS members Rob and Marny Lichtenstein. Reserved seating.A Performing Arts Series event. Tickets: $30 General public/$25 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth (18 and under)/$6 Midd students. Approximate running time: 1 hour, 50 minutes including 1 intermission. More about this event>> Press release>>

Photo Neda Navaee

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