To Dwell: Senior Thesis Architecture

September 15, 2015

Opening Tues. 9/15 at Johnson: A selection of senior thesis architectural design work by students in the Class of 2015. On view through September 30. Free

Final Presentations: Sophomore Seminar in The Liberal Arts

May 10, 2016

Tue. 5/10 at 5:30 PM at the MCA: Students enrolled in the Sophomore Seminar offer representations of their final essays in all sorts of art forms, responding to the prompt “What is the good life, and how do I live it?” Free

To Kill a Man

December 12, 2015

Sat. 12/12 at 3:00 and 8:00 PM at Dana: The Hirschfield International Film Series presents this film about a tranquil, middle-class family man whose neighborhood has been overrun by thugs. “A grim, fat-free revenge thriller that extracts an impressive degree of moral equivocation from its exceedingly simple premise”––Variety. Free

Clifford Symposium: The “good” Body

September 24, 2015

Thu. 9/24-Sat. 9/26: Taking inspiration from both the recent onslaught of racialized violence and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this three-day academic symposium interrogates the ideas of assumption, access, and accountability through the lens of artistic engagement, dialogic process, and self-study. Featuring a keynote address and performance by guest artist Barak adé Soleil. See the full schedule>>

Carillon Series Kicks Off July 1

July 1, 2016

Fri. 7/1 at 5:00 PM at Mead Chapel: The 31st annual Summer Carillon Series begins July 1 with a concert by Elizabeth Graves-Vitu, carillonneur for the cities of Perpignan and Carcasonne, France. She and guest carillonneur Laurent Pie will perform from the soaring tower of Mead Chapel. Find a place on the surrounding lawns to enjoy the melodic sounds of the carillon bells, a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free

Heath Quartet: Second Free Concert

January 21, 2016

Thu. 1/21 at 7:30 PM at the MCA: Our Winter Term Quartet in Residence plays Béla Bartók’s String Quartets 2, 4, and 6 in this free Performing Arts Series concert. Made possible with generous support from the Sunderman Family Concert Endowment Fund, in memory of Dr. F. William Sunderman Jr. and Dr. Carolyn Reynolds Sunderman.

The Opulence of Integrity

February 26, 2016

Fri. 2/26 & Sat. 2/27 at 7:00 PM at Town Hall Theater: Christal Brown’s powerful dance work is inspired by Muhammad Ali’s career as a boxer and his life as a social activist, public martyr, and human being. Tickets: $20/adults, $15 students

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival

August 25, 2016

Thu. 8/25-Sat. 8/28 at the Marquis Theater, Town Hall Theater, and Dana Auditorium: From our friends at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival: Dedicated to the dynamic work of first and second time filmmakers, the MNFF offers emerging voices in cinema a chance to be heard, discussed, and celebrated. Last year the Festival welcomed more than 30 filmmakers to Middlebury, screened over 100 films from 25 countries, and hosted a wildly popular Saturday Night Dance Party. See details about this year’s annual event, including ticket info, the schedule, and more at


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