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>>

Middlebury Bach Festival Opens Friday

April 29, 2016

Fri. 4/29-Sun. 5/1: The sixth annual Bach Festival opens with a free concert of Renaissance and Baroque vocal works combined with modern dance, on Friday at 8:00 PM at the MCA. The Festival continues throughout the weekend with performances and special events all over campus and beyond.

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.

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

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.

Art Deco in France and Its Global Impact

March 1, 2016

Tue. 3/1 at 4:30 PM at the MCA: George H. Marcus of University of Pennsylvania and formerly of the Philadelphia Museum of Art gives a talk in conjunction with the museum exhibition Deco Japan. Free

Vermont College Dance Festival

November 12, 2015

Thu. 11/12-Sat. 11/14 at the MCA: This 2nd second annual gathering of dance students and faculty from around the Green Mountain State, hosted by Middlebury College, includes classes, workshops, performances, and more.  Details>>


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