Vermont Choreographers’ Showcase

December 11, 2015

Fri. 12/11 at 7:00 PM at the MCA: An evening of new dance works by Erika Lawlor Schmidt, Paula Higa, The Montpelier Movement Collective, and surprise guests, with live music, projected film, innovative improvisation, and dynamic choreography. Tickets: $12/10/6

Bodies In the Classroom: A Workshop in Inclusive Pedagogies

September 24, 2015

Thu. 9/24 at 12:30 PM at the Grille conference room: For Middlebury faculty and staff: This workshop facilitated by Maya Doig-Acuna ’16, Miguel Fernandez, and Catharine Wright will outline concrete strategies to make your classroom more inclusive. RSVP to Michaela Davico by Mon. 9/21.

Samacchini’s "Judith with the Head of Holofernes": An Art Historical Detective Story

April 29, 2016

Fri. 4/29 at 12:15 PM at the MCA: Pieter Broucke recounts the quest to reattribute one of the museum’s earliest acquisitions from German artist Hans Von Aachen to Mannerist Orazio Samacchini. Part of the series Off the Wall: Informal Discussions About Art. $5 donation suggested for lunch; free to College ID cardholders

Catherine D’Ignazio

January 21, 2016

Thu. 1/21 at 5:30 PM at Johnson: Researcher, artist, and software developer Catherine D’Ignazio illustrates how she uses art and technology for civic engagement. Her work explores issues ranging from geographic bias in the news media to water quality to transgender rights.  Free

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

Laura Ellis, carillon

July 8, 2016

Fri. 7/8 at 5:00 PM at Mead Chapel: Ellis is the Carillonneur at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the melodic sounds of the carillon bells, a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus.  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.


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