Jedd Novatt: Chaos Xaxis

September 16, 2015

Wed. 9/16 and Thu. 9/17: Middlebury College welcomes a significant addition to its burgeoning collection of public art: Chaos Xaxis, a non-representational sculpture by American artist Jedd Novatt. Public events inlcude a conversation with the artist, a career panel, and an installation celebration.

Off the Wall: The Resistance of Otto Dix’s Silverpoints

September 25, 2015

Fri. 9/25 at 11:30 AM at the MCA: Art historian James van Dyke of the University of Missouri-Columbia considers the meaning of the technique of silverpoint drawing in Otto Dix’s scenes of sex and violence during and after 1933. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders

Two Days, One Night

October 31, 2015

Sat. 10/31 at 3:00 and 8:00 PM at Dana: In this Dardennes brothers film starring Marion Cotillard, a young Belgian mother has only one weekend to convince her coworkers to let her keep her job. In French with English subtitles. Free

Ten Thousand Saints

November 14, 2015

Sat. 11/14 at 3:00 and 8:00 PM at Dana: This 2015 film, based on the novel by Eleanor Henderson ’01, treats a teen’s especially ill-timed pregnancy as a potentially happy moment of truth, with action shuttling between Vermont and New York City. Henderson speaks at Axinn on Monday. Free

Carillon Series: Sergei Gratchev

July 24, 2015

Fri. 7/24 at 5:00 PM at Mead Chapel: The 30th annual summer Carillon Series continues with this concert by Sergei Gratchev, Instructor and Carillonneur in Hulst, Netherlands, and at the Middlebury Summer Russian School. Enjoy the carillon bells from the lawns surrounding Mead Chapel. Free

Form and Movement: Sculpture and Drawings

September 17, 2015

Opening Thu. 9/17 at Johnson: How do we capture motion in a still object? How do line and rhythm move the eye through an object and create a sense of speed and direction? See studio art students' reponses to these questions in drawings and welded steel sculptures. On view through 9/29. Free

Life Itself

September 26, 2015

Sat. 9/26 at 3:00 and 8:00 PM at Dana: Acclaimed director Steve James and executive producers Martin Scorsese and Steven Zaillian present this documentary that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of Roger Ebert—arguably the nation’s best-known and most influential movie critic. Free

Until the Golden Tides

October 14, 2015

Wed. 10/14 at 7:00 PM at the MCA: An evening of dance works by visiting assistant professor of dance Scotty Hardwig and Salt Lake City-based dance artist Molly Heller. Free

Sickness and Healing in Song

October 30, 2015

Fri. 10/30 at 7:00 PM at the MCA: In his senior voice recital, Jack DesBois ’15.5 explores the ways in which illness and health--essentials of the human condition--have shaped the classical, folk, and musical theatre song traditions. Free


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