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

Power & Piety: Spanish Colonial Art

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. 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, March 2, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Hamlet & Saint Joan: Performed by Bedlam; directed by Eric Tucker

Wright Memorial Theatre

He is a dark, enigmatic prince obsessed with seeking revenge for his father’s death. She is a steadfast rebel who challenged the powers of the church to restore France to greatness. Iconic figures from two great dramatic classics—Shakespeare’s Hamlet (Friday) and Shaw’s Saint Joan (Saturday)—are brought vividly to life in riveting stripped-down stagings by four actors from the acclaimed New York theatre company Bedlam. A Performing Arts Series event. Tickets: $28 General public/$22 Midd ID holders/$6 Midd students. More about this event>>

Photo Elizabeth Nichols

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 8:00 PM

My Life as a Zucchini

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

After his mother dies, Zucchini is taken to a foster home. At first, he has trouble adjusting to his new life, but with the help of other orphans, he learns how to love and trust. This animated film “is never afraid to be cute, but more importantly, it’s committed to being real.”––Peter Debruge, Variety. Sponsored by the Department of French. (70 minutes). A Hirschfield International Film Series event. Free

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:30 PM

James Whistler, Walter Greaves, and the Invention of the Nocturne

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

In the 1870s, James Whistler and his sometime rival Walter Greaves developed the visual genre of the nocturne. Borrowing its name from Chopin’s piano sketches, it aims to capture the moody stillness of the night, explained in this presentation by Professor Pieter Broucke as part of the Fridays at the Museum series. Free

Walter Greaves (English, 1841–1930), Nocturne, Battersea Reach, 1870s, oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 23 1/4 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Gift (by exchange) of Wilson Farnsworth, George Mead, and Henry Sheldon. 2016.004

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 8:00 PM

I, Daniel Blake

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

While fighting to collect welfare benefits, Daniel befriends Katie, a single mother who has just moved from a homeless shelter in London. Through their friendship, an unconventional family takes shape. “The quiet beauty of it is that we believe, completely, in these people.”––Owen Gleiberman, Variety (100 minutes). A Hirschfield International Film Series event. Free

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Moody Amiri

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

There are no borders between East and West in the eclectic music of Moody Amiri—a groundbreaking, international duo comprised of Iranian santur player Amir Amiri and Canadian violist Richard Moody. They make their Middlebury debut with a program of engaging and distinctive sounds fusing elements of traditional Persian music with jazz, classical, Indian, and modern spiritual styles. A Performing Arts Series event. Tickets: $22 General public/$16 Midd ID holders/$6 Midd students. More about this event>>

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Timothy Cummings and Guests

McCullough Student Center, Wilson Hall

Piper Timothy Cummings celebrates the traditions of Ireland and Cape Breton with fellow affiliate artists Pete Sutherland (fiddle, song) and Dominique Dodge (harp, song); Jeremiah McLane (accordion, piano); Mary Wesley (dance caller); and guests. Audience participation in both singing and dancing is encouraged! A Music Department event. Free

Photo Jonathan Blake

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 4:30 PM

The Palace of Sans-Souci in Milot, Haiti: The Untold Story of the Potsdam of the Rainforest

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

Using unpublished archival sources and a photographic survey undertaken in 2017, this talk by Gauvin Alexander Bailey reconstructs the circumstances, influences, and builders of this extraordinary monument to demonstrate its position at the nexus of a global network of cultures at the dawn of Caribbean and Latin American independence. A History of Art and Architecture event. Free

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

Silence

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

In medieval Japan, two Catholic priests (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) journey to find their mentor, who is rumored to have renounced his religion. “A sophisticated film that dares to expose the breadth of cultural division.”––Joshua Rothkopf, TimeOut (161 minutes). A Hirschfield International Film Series event. Free

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 8:00 PM

An Evening of Songs and Arias

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

Select music students present a variety of songs, duets, and arias that range from the Baroque era to the present. Accompanied by affiliate artist Cynthia Huard and by Annemieke McLane, piano. A Music Department event. Free

Michael Koutelos ’20, photo Anastasiya Prokhorenko ’19

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 3:00 PM

College Choir Baltics Tour Concert

Mead Memorial Chapel

Hear selections from the program for the choir’s upcoming tour to Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. The concert features international repertoire including compositions from the Americas and the Baltic states. A Music Department event. Free

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