COVID-19 Updates: Fall Semester
Sunday, December 1, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019


Middlebury College Museum of Art, Overbrook Gallery

For this experiment in interdisciplinary learning, professors from across Middlebury’s curriculum have selected a diverse array of pieces from the museum’s collection. Visitors are invited to observe the reactions sparked when our “teaching laboratory” displays art supporting courses in religion, neuroscience, gender studies, political science, environmental studies, art history, biochemistry, and more. Museum hours>>

Richard Anuszkiewicz (American, b. 1930), Spectral Cadmium, 1968, serigraph on paper, 26 3/4 x 26 3/4 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art, purchase with funds provided by the Friends of Art Acquisition Fund and a matching grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, 1976.150.

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Sunday, December 1, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019

Votes . . . for Women?

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

While relatively few voices publicly questioned the prohibition against women voting in the decades following the country’s founding, most Americans did not wholeheartedly consider this question until the last century. This exhibit of vintage photographs, banners, and memorabilia coincides with the 100th anniversary of the campaign to ratify the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920. Museum hours>>

The suffragette “hikers” led by General Rosalie Jones at the Capitol, about to march up Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C., February 27, 1913. Photograph by Underwood & Underwood. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art, purchase with funds provided by the Memorial Art Acquisition Fund and the Reva B. Seybolt ’72 Art Acquisition Fund, 2018.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Taking Flight

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theatre

A “lightly produced” showing of dance experiments by the new batch of choreographers emerging from the Improvisational Practices course, facilitated by Lida Winfield, Ron Rost and Deborah Felmeth. Free

Pictured:  Vasily Kandinsky, Improvisation No. 30 (Cannons), 1913, 1931.511, Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Dance Company of Middlebury: In-Progress Showing

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theatre

The Dance Company of Middlebury, under the direction of Scholar in Residence Karima Borni and in collaboration with guest artist Meshi Chavez, has been accessing embodied presence to cultivate authenticity and responsiveness. This research will culminate in an original evening length work to be performed and toured in January. Come take a sneak peek at “Presence As Performance.” Free

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Sight and Sound II Screening

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

The annual fall showcase of student work produced in the class Sight and Sound II. Free

Zoe Samuels '21 and Madeleine Russell '19 in Empty Space, directed by Gabby Valdivieso '20

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Jazz Showcase

Mahaney Arts Center, Lower Lobby

This edition of the showcase features a wide array of instrumentalists and singers creating some great jazz!  It’s a celebration of the music that’s been called America’s National Treasure.  The performance is free and the public is invited.

Photo Sylvia Cantu Bautista `20

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Movement and Media Showing

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theatre

Under the guidance of Artist in Residence Tori Lawrence, students have been using analog and digital media to create and integrate with their movement compositions. Free

Pictured: Lawrence’s “Field Made White,” photo Drew Morton

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Vocal Recital

Mahaney Arts Center, Robison Hall

Students of affiliate artists Carol Christensen and Susanne Peck cap off a semester of vocal study with an evening of songs and arias. Accompanied by affiliate artist Cynthia Huard and Annemieke McLane, piano. Free

Miranda Seixas ’20, Will Koch ’21, Samuel Lyons ’21, Catherine Han ’22, Olivia Christie ’19. (lower section of photo): Katie Waters ’22, Jackson Mumper ’22, Eleanor Mayerfeld ’19.5, Emily Ballou ’21

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Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 4:00 PM
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas

Mead Memorial Chapel

The festive annual program features choral music, congregational singing, and biblical texts of the season. Led by Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life Mark R. Orten and Director of Choral Activities Jeffrey Buettner, with music by the Middlebury College Choir; readings by students, faculty, and staff; and a carillon prelude by George Matthew Jr. Voluntary offering collected for local charities. Free

Photo Trent Campbell

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