June 6, Friday

Illustrated Lecture and Gallery Talk: A History of the Robert F. Reiff Gallery

3:00 PM, Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 125

Sarah Laursen, Curator of Asian Art and Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture will recount the history of the Robert F. Reiff Gallery and the building of the Museum's collection of Asian art. Sponsored by the Middlebury College Museum of Art. Free

Caparisoned Horse, Chinese, Eastern Wei dynasty, (534–550), polychrome ceramic, 12 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches. Purchase with funds provided by the Friends of Art Acquisition Fund. 2004.015

June 13, Friday (through August 10)

Deutsche Kunst aus unserer Sammlung (German Art from Our Collection)

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Overbrook Gallery

In acknowledgment and celebration of the centenary of Middlebury’s German Language School, the museum features selections from its own collection of German art. This exhibition is organized by the museum’s Sabarsky Graduate Fellow and is generously supported by a grant from the Serge and Vally Sabarsky Foundation, New York. Free

Pictured: George Grosz (German, 1893-1959), Blue Lady, 1935, watercolor on paper, 23 7/8 x 16 7/8 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art, gift in memory of Michael Oliver Grosz, Class of 1978, given by his parents, Peter M. and Lilian Grosz, 1987.055


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June 27, Friday

PTP/NYC: Showing of Works-in-Progress

6:00 PM, Mahaney Center for the Arts, Seeler Studio Theatre

The Middlebury College affiliated professional theatre company PTP/NYC (formerly known as Potomac Theatre Project) hosts a public work in progress showing of David Edgar's award-winning play Pentecost. The New York production will feature a largely new company, one still spearheaded by Alex Draper and Tosca Giustini. The PTP/NYC season opens in New York on July 8 at Atlantic Stage 2 and will run through August 10.  The cast for Pentecost will include professional Equity actors working alongside Middlebury College theatre students. Sponsored by PTP/NYC. Free

Pictured: Alex Draper '88 and Tosca Giustini '15 in the November 2014 production of Pentecost. Photo Stan Barouh

June 27, Friday

Sheldon Museum's Pops Concert: Vermont Philharmonic

7:30 PM, Grounds behind the Mahaney Center for the Arts

The Sheldon Museum’s annual outdoor Pops Concert and fireworks are a Vermont summer tradition for Lake Champlain area families and tourists. Celebrate the anniversary of Independence Day with a concert of Broadway standards, pops, and patriotic music performed by the Vermont Philharmonic. The concert takes place in the meadow behind Middlebury College's Mahaney Center for the Arts, with commanding views of the Green Mountains, followed by a glorious fireworks display. The grounds will open at 5:30 PM for picnicking, with the concert beginning at 7:30. (Rain site is in the adjacent Middlebury College athletic complex.) The evening will close with vivid fireworks–rain or shine. Be sure to bring flashlights, chairs, blankets, and a picnic.Tickets: Adult $25, Youth $10; children under 12 admitted free; adult tickets purchased by June 22: $20; on sale at  802.388.2117, or at the Sheldon Museum at 1 Park Street in Middlebury.

Photo Trent Campbell


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