September 19, 2015

Sat. 9/19 at 3:00 and 8:00 PM at Dana: Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, this coming-of-age story is seen through the eyes of Mason, a child who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Directed by Richard Linklater. Free

Comics and the Art of Visual Communication

October 2, 2015

Fri. 10/2 at Noon at Dana: Author and comics artist Scott McCloud offers a fast-moving visual presentation that shines a light on trends in the once-maligned medium of comics, which is finally coming of age as an artistic and literary form. Free

Dido and Aeneas

October 16, 2015

Fri. 10/16-Sun. 10/18 at Town Hall Theater: The Opera Company of Middlebury presents a staged concert production of Henry Purcell’s opera, directed by Douglas Anderson, with Jeffrey Buettner directing the Middlebury College Choir and the orchestra. Tickets: $50/45/40

The Monkey King and I: The Making of American Born Chinese

November 4, 2015

Wed. 11/4 at 4:30 PM at Davis Library: In this illustrated lecture via Skype, cartoonist Gene Luen Yang describes how he created his critically acclaimed graphic novel American Born Chinese and discusses the place of the comics medium in Asian American culture. Free

Gauguin in Polynesia: The Final Years

November 16, 2015

Mon. 11/16 at 4:30 PM at the MCA: Elizabeth Childs of Washington University in St. Louis offers a lecture about the French avant-garde artist's engagement with modern Polynesian culture. Free

Cameron Visiting Architect Erinn McGurn

November 17, 2015

Tue. 11/17* at 4:30 PM at Johnson: McGurn is the cofounder of SCALEAfrica and owner/principal of SCALEStudio in New York City, emphasizing social change and community-driven design.  Free. *Please note new date

Fed Up: The Fight for Ethical Food Systems in Addison County

August 14, 2015

On view now through 10/11 at McCullough's Center Gallery: Curated by participants in Middlebury College’s 2015 MuseumWorks Summer Internship Program, this exhibition examines the human impact of food systems in Addison County, from cultivation to disposal. Free

Vermont Virtuosi

September 19, 2015

Sat. 9/19 at 8:00 PM at the MCA: Artistic director Laurel Ann Maurer and Middlebury College affiliate artist Anne Janson are joined by six other flutists to perform "Pipe Dreams 2," with music by Bach, Chopin, Vermont composers David Gunn and Derrik Jordon, and more. Free

Pre-Performance Dinner: Sophie Shao Concert

October 2, 2015

Fri. 10/2 at 6:30 PM at the MCA: Join fellow concertgoers for a delicious, seasonal menu of salad, panko-crusted pork cutlets, penne puttanesca, mashed red potatoes, and seasonal vegetables, with wine included, and caramel Granny Smith apple pie for dessert.  Buy Tickets: $25


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