Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World

June 10, 2016

Opening Fri. 6/10 at the Museum: Curated by master tattoo artist and author Takahiro Kitamura and created and photographed by artist and author Kip Fulbeck, this exhibition explores the craftsmanship of traditional Japanese tattooing and its roots in the arts of calligraphy and ukiyo-e woodblock printmaking. Full-scale photographs showcasing the splendor of modern works by seven internationally-acclaimed Japanese-style tattoo artists. On view through 8/7. Free

Distant Mirrors—Music between the Wars, 1918–1939

February 21, 2016

Sun. 2/21 at 3:00 PM at the MCA: The Heliand Consort presents music from the interwar period including novelty piano, French impressionism, the American songbook, and Poulenc’s spectacular Sextet for piano and winds. Pre-concert talk by Rebecca Mitchell, Assistant Professor of History, at 2:30 PM. Free

California Guitar Trio

November 6, 2015

Fri. 11/6 at 8:00 PM at the MCA: Known worldwide for their technical wizardry, breathtaking intensity, and wide-ranging repertoire, trio members Bert Lams, Hideyo Moriya, and Paul Richards wil play everything from Bach to Bohemian Rhapsody. Tickets: $20/15/6>>  Free public workshop at 5:00 PM.  

Advanced Drawing Exhibit

March 15, 2016

Opening Tues. 3/15 at Johnson: See diverse drawing techniques, content, and approaches; while students begin with the same prompt, problem, or question, their creative responses result in expressions that are worlds apart. On view thru 3/24. Free

Piano Recital by Students of Diana Fanning

November 19, 2015

Thu. 11/19 at 7:30 PM at the MCA: The fall concert by affiliate artist Diana Fanning’s students is a popular event celebrating our talented Middlebury students. Free


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