Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival

August 27, 2015

Thu. 8/27-Sun. 8/30 at Dana Auditorium, Town Hall Theater, and Middlebury Marquis Theatre:

An announcement from our friends at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF): The inaugural MNFF rolls out this weekend, celebrating some of the brightest new talents in cinema. Discover their fine work and immerse yourself in four days of film and festivities. Film listings, schedule, passes, and more at middfilmfest.org.

Gallery Talk: Paul Strand in Context

July 21, 2016

Thu. 7/21 at 4:30 at the Museum: Long-time photographer Jim Blair shares his observations about Paul Strand’s working method and choice of subjects, and elaborates on Strand’s use of a Deardorff camera, an example of which is on loan to the exhibit from Blair’s collection. Offered in conjunction with the museum's current exhibition Paul Strand in Vermont: 1943–1946. Free

Saitō Kazō’s “Synthetic Art”: New Designs for Modern Japan

March 11, 2016

Fri. 3/11 at 12:15 PM at the MCA: Gennifer Weisenfeld of Duke University analyzes designs by celebrated Japanese designer Saitō Kazō, as part of the series Off the Wall: Informal Discussions About Art. Stay for a light lunch in the lobby. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders

The Sound Investment Jazz Ensemble

December 5, 2015

Sat. 12/5 at 8:00 PM at the MCA: The SIJE celebrates the wisdom that “it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing,” with a program of contemporary jazz compositions and a special nod to the music of Billy Strayhorn, in honor of his 100th birthday. Dick Forman directs. Free

Facilitation: Butoh Class

April 7, 2016

Thu. 4/7 at 3:00 PM at the MCA: Guest scholar and dance artist Michael J. Morris facilitates a Butoh class as part of Katie Martin’s Dance Improvisation course. A Movement Matters event. Observers welcome. Free

Jenn Karson, Sound Artist

January 13, 2016

Wed. 1/13 at 7:00 PM at Bicentennial Hall: Karson shares her experiences as a sound artist, alternative pop singer, and founder of Vermont Makers. Her recent installation at the Fleming Museum was a re-creation of the ambient sounds of Picasso’s studio and the streets of Montmarte. Free

Cellist Sophie Shao and Friends

October 2, 2015

Fri. 10/2 at 8:00 PM at the MCA: The Performing Arts Series’ 96th season opens with a beautiful concert by cellist Sophie Shao, with pianist Gilles Vonsattel; violinist Carmit Zori; and violist Paul Neubauer. Their updated program: Beethoven's Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 16 and String Trio in G Major, Op. 9 No. 1; and Dvorak's Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65. Buy Tickets: $25/20/6

Kendo: The Way of the Sword

April 19, 2016

Tues. 4/19 at 4:30 PM at the MCA: Kendo, the art of Japanese fencing, is one of the oldest and most celebrated of the Japanese martial arts. This demonstration is conducted by members of Boston Kendo Kyokai and Boston Shufukai. Free


Mahaney Center for the Arts
Middlebury College
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Middlebury, VT 05753
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