Keynote Lecture: Shakespeare in America

February 3, 2016

Wed. 2/3 at 7:00 PM at the MCA: Drawing upon his recent anthology of writings, Columbia University professor James Shapiro explores how Shakespeare has been a prism through which American issues—revolution, slavery, war, social justice—have been refracted. Free

Line in Space: Just a Corner of Your Memory Palace

October 29, 2015

Opening Thu. 10/29 at Johnson: Students from Sanford Mirling’s fall class Sculpture I: Communicating in Three Dimensions exhibit works that focus on the limitless, form-making possibilities of welded-steel rod. On view through 11/10. Free

Laura Ellis, carillon

July 8, 2016

Fri. 7/8 at 5:00 PM at Mead Chapel: Ellis is the Carillonneur at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the melodic sounds of the carillon bells, a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus.  Free

Final Week: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

February 28, 2016

Don't miss your chance to see a rare original copy of William Shakespeare’s First Folio—the first complete collected edition of his plays, and one of the world’s most influential books. Exhibtion closes Sunday.

Black and White Photography

November 12, 2015

Opening Thu. 11/12 at Johnson: Students in Gigi Gatewood’s class, ART 327: Black and White Darkroom, present their photographs, representing explorations in alternative and traditional photographic practices. On view through 12/1. Free

Carillon Series: John Widmann

July 17, 2015

Fri. 7/17 at 5:00 PM at Mead Chapel: The 30th anniversary summer Middlebury College Carillon Series continues with a concert by John Widmann, Municipal Carillonneur, Frederick, Maryland. Bring a picnic and enjoy this concert from the lawn or the steps of Mead Chapel. Free

Walking Tour of Middlebury’s Public Art Collection

July 24, 2015

Fri. 7/24 at 10:00 AM, starting at the Museum: This outdoor tour features highlights of the collection, including recent installations from alumni Sabra Field ’57 and J. Pindyck Miller ’60. Meet in the lobby of the Mahaney Center for the Arts, just outside the main entrance to the Middlebury College Museum of Art. All are welcome to join and see how Middlebury’s collection of public art is growing and evolving. Led by summer interns Danielle Weindling ’17 and Andrew Smith ’17. Duration: approximately one hour, rain or shine. Free

Browse the 2016-2017 Season

August 26, 2016

With everything from world-class concerts to international films, thought-provoking theatre, contemporary dance, museum exhibitions, and more, this season has something for everyone.


Mahaney Center for the Arts
Middlebury College
South Main St./Route 30 South
72 Porter Field Rd.
Middlebury, VT 05753
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