Wednesday, January 9, 2019 to Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Landscape Re-Imagined: The Autumn Campus

Johnson Memorial Building

The works created in Professor Jim Butler’s fall class Landscape Re-Imagined: Painting, Drawing, Photography, and Glass are large-scale images of our campus presented in new and surprising ways. Students interact artistically with Middlebury’s natural and built environment while studying the rich history of how humans have depicted landscape. Their results exploit all the fluidly colorful possibilities of pigment to reimagine our everyday world. A Studio Art event. Exhibit hours: 8:00 AM–8:00 PM. Free

Gigi Miller ’18, oil on wood panel, fall 2017

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 8:00 PM

New Century | New Voices

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

New Century | New Voices is a new music series hosted by Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Matthew Evan Taylor, highlighting the ongoing contributions of women and people of color to the canon of Western art music. Opening night features music by Taylor and his mentors. A Department of Music event. Free

Photo Asiya Korepanova 

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Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Mark Padmore, Tenor; Paul Lewis, Piano

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

The art song “dream team” (New York Times) of British tenor Mark Padmore and compatriot pianist Paul Lewis comes to Middlebury with a stunning program of German lieder, including selections by Brahms, Mahler’s Rückert-Lieder, and Schumann’s Dichterliebe. “Music making of the highest order by two accomplished individuals who, when working together, create a force to be reckoned with.”—Classical Music Sentinel.  A Performing Arts Series and Nelson Series event, made possible with additional support from Performing Arts Series Society (PASS) members Marny and Rob Lichtenstein. Reserved seating. Tickets: $30 Public/$25 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth/$6 Midd students. 

Photo Marco Borggreve, Harmonia Mundi

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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Show me the Money: Digital Interface for Displaying Ancient Coins in a Museum Gallery

Mahaney Arts Center, Room 125 and Museum of Art

Roo Weed ’18.5 is a senior Physics major. As the Reiff Intern at the Middlebury College Museum of Art, she has designed and created a digital interface for displaying the collection of Greek and Roman coins in the Antiquities Gallery. Free

ATHENS, ATTICA, c. 460–404 BCE, Tetradrachm, silver. Obverse: Head of Athena with laurel leaves on helmet. Reverse: Owl, olive sprig, crescent moon. Inscription: AΘE (“Of the Athenians” abbreviated) 2014.039

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Friday, January 25, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 7:30 PM

The Dance Company of Middlebury: Warrior Work: Show Up. Tell the Truth.

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre

Warrior Work results from research by the company teaching and performing in a variety of communities, using dance as a platform for personal truth–telling and bridge building. Directed by Lida Winfield in collaboration with Aysha Upchurch and the company members. A Dance Program event. Tickets: $15 Public/$12 Midd ID holders/$8 Youth/$6 Midd students; on sale January 7

Roxy Adviento ’18, photo Alan Kimara Dixon 

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Friday, January 25, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Sunday in the Park with George

Middlebury Town Hall Theater

Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical brought to life in a coproduction from the Department of Music and Town Hall Theater, the 14th installment of the annual winter term musical. Directed by Douglas Anderson, musical direction by Carol Christensen, conducted by Mary Jane Austin. Tickets: $20 Public/$15 Midd ID holders/$6 Midd students; on sale January 9 at www.townhalltheater.org

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, Georges Seurat, 1884

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Friday, January 25, 2019 to Sunday, August 11, 2019

50 x 50: Collecting for the Middlebury College Museum of Art

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

Fifty years ago Middlebury began the formal process of acquiring art for its permanent collection. This exhibit marks that anniversary by bringing together one work from each year. Included are paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, and photography, from antiquity to the present and from diverse cultures around the world. Museum hours>>

Anonymous (Kongolese), Kongo-Vili Power Figure, Democratic Republic of Kongo, 19th Century, 8 x 12 x 24 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds provided by the Christian A. Johnson Memorial Art Acquisition Fund, 2018. 

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Manual Cinema: The End of TV

Wright Memorial Theatre

Using vintage overhead projectors, multiple screens, puppets, actors, live-feed cameras, multichannel sound design, and a live music ensemble, Manual Cinema transforms the experience of attending the movies into an immersive event created right before your eyes. The End of TV explores the two sides of the American Dream—its technicolor promise through TV advertising, and its failure witnessed in industrial decline. Stay to meet the performers on stage after the show. “This Chicago troupe is conjuring phantasms to die for.…”—New York Times. A Performing Arts Series event.  Tickets: $22 Public/$16 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth/$6 Midd students.  

The End of TV was made possible with funding by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Theater Project, with lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Photo Maren Celest 

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Quartets and Side-by-Side

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

Violinist Mary Rowell, violist Paul Reynolds, cellist Emily Taubl, and pianist Cynthia Huard present quartets and quintets in collaboration with Middlebury College students. Schumann, Schubert, and more. A Department of Music event. Free 

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Thursday, February 14, 2019

Winter Term Studio Art Exhibition

Johnson Memorial Building, Mezzanine and Gallery Space 308

Students exhibit work from winter term classes ART 1028 Intro to Oil Painting and ART 1031 A New World, a foundation drawing/animation course. Exhibit hours: 8:00 AM–8:00 PM. A Studio Art event. Free

Rachel Nelson ’18, oil on wood panel

 

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