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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Monday, January 15, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Landscape Re-Imagined: The Autumn Campus

Johnson Memorial Building

Students in Professor Jim Butler’s fall class Landscape Re-Imagined: Painting, Drawing, Photography, and Glass created large-scale images of our campus, presented in new and surprising ways. Students artistically interact with Middlebury’s natural and built environment while studying the rich history of how humans have depicted landscape. A Studio Art event. Free

Artwork by Dorosi Valle Flores

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 to Sunday, April 29, 2018

10 Years: The Cameron Print Project

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Overbrook Gallery

Since 2008, the Studio Art Program has hosted an annual weeklong visit from a Cameron Visiting Artist who works with students in Professor Hedya Klein’s silkscreen and intaglio classes. This exhibition includes works produced in collaboration with artists Mark Dion, Derrick Adams, Tomas Vu, Kati Heck, and Rona Yefman, among others. Museum hours >> Free

Mark Dion (American, b. 1961), Oceanomania: Souvenirs from Mysterious Seas—Musée Oceanographic de Monaco, 2011, photopolymer etching on paper, 15 1/8 x 16 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Gift of the artist. 2013.008

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 6:45 PM

Performing Arts Series Society (PASS) Reception

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Lower Lobby

A festive occasion for members to gather and celebrate PASS, preview select performances from the 2018–2019 season, and vote on which event to support. Membership information: 802-443-PASS (7277) or

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Shai Wosner, piano

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

Pianist Shai Wosner has attracted international recognition for his exceptional artistry, musical integrity, and creative insight. Described as a “Schubertian of unfaltering authority and character” by Gramophone, Wosner returns to Middlebury with a program of late Schubert sonatas, including opuses 42, 51, and 78, the “Fantasie.” A Nelson Series event. Reserved seating. A Performing Arts Series event. Tickets: $28 General public/$22 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth (18 and under)/$6 Midd students. Approximate running time: 2 hours including 1 intermission. More about this event>> Read the press release>>

Photo Marco Borggreve

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Beach Rats

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

Frankie, a teenager from the outer edges of Brooklyn, struggles to escape his troubled home life and reconcile his conflicting sexual desires. “Dark, dreamy and entirely engrossing.”––David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter. Q&A with director Eliza Hittman and producer Brad Becker-Parton '11.5. (95 minutes). A Hirschfield International Film Series event. Free

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Talk by Addison Godine ’11

Johnson Memorial Building, Room 304

Godine is director of construction for Getaway, a “tiny house hotel” company in Brooklyn. He also created the uhü (urban housing unit), a compact apartment space on wheels that traveled through Boston as a pop-up exhibition. As an architectural studies major at Middlebury, Godine was a leader of the 2011 Solar Decathlon team. A History of Art and Architecture event. Free

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 4:30 PM

In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre

In this dance/theater performance based on her experience growing up with a learning disability, dancer, choreographer and spoken word artist Lida Winfield shares the gifts and heartache that accompanied her struggle to learn to read – which did not occur until her early twenties. This show is a mixture of funny, sad and ironic moments strung together in a creative and captivating format.  Sponsored by the Program in Dance. Free

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Fayum Portrait from Roman Egypt

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Sabra Field Lecture Hall (Room 125)

Join Caroline Knapp ’18, a joint major in History of Art and Architecture and Classics, as she presents her senior work in process on the museum’s recently acquired and richly storied portrait from Fayum, Egypt. Part of the Fridays at the Museum series. Free

Mummy portrait of a woman, Egyptian, Hadrianic period, c. 2nd century CE, encaustic on wood, 12 11/16 x 7 6/16 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds provided by the Christian A. Johnson Memorial Art Acquisition Fund; gift (by exchange) of Wilson Farnsworth, George Mead, and Henry Sheldon; purchase with funds provided by the Walter Cerf Art Fund. 2016.088

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Chasing Coral

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

This film taps into the collective will and wisdom of an ad man, a self-proclaimed coral nerd, top-notch camera designers, and renowned marine biologists as they invent the first time-lapse camera to record bleaching events as they happen. Battling technical malfunctions and the force of nature, they document the tragic transformation below the waves.Q&A with cinematographer Andrew Ackerman '13. (93 minutes). A Hirschfield International Film Series event. Co-sponsored by Exposure Labs. Free

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Fool for Love

Hepburn Zoo

Arguably, Sam Shepard’s most celebrated work, Fool for Love is a play that reveals the darker, addictive side of love. Set in the Mojave Desert in a time unspecified, the play follows the struggles of May and Eddie, two former lovers who are battling both each other and their own demons. A gripping piece that leaves audiences gasping for breath, Fool for Love represents the peak of Shepard’s characteristic combative dialogue and is a modern classic. $6

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Cabaret *Tickets Available at Open Dress Rehearsal

Town Hall Theater

The ground-breaking Kander & Ebb musical is the latest Winter Term collaboration between the Middlebury College Department of Music and Town Hall Theater.  A talented student cast,

under the direction of Douglas Anderson and musical director Carol Christensen, brings to life this haunting, theatrical tale of bohemian life in Berlin during the rise of Nazi intolerance.

*Open Dress Rehearsal on Thursday, January 25th. CASH only. $10 Adults $5 all students. Sales start at 6:30 PM at Town Hall Theater - doors at 7:00 PM - curtain at 7:30 PM.Please note tickets are only available through the THT box office this year.


Friday, January 26, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The Dance Company of Middlebury: Native + Stranger

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre

Native + Stranger is an interdisciplinary exploration of individuality, place, acquisition, lineage, and the construction of identity. Artistic Director Christal Brown collaborates with Rulan Tangen, artistic director of Dancing Earth, over two semesters. Performance is approximately 60 minutes with no intermission. Post show talk back Friday only. A Dance Program event. Tickets: $15 General public/$12 Midd ID holders/$6 Midd students; on sale January 8

photo Alan Kimara Dixon

Friday, January 26, 2018 to Sunday, April 22, 2018

Power & Piety: Spanish Colonial Art **POSTPONED**

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery

Drawn from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, founded to enhance the appreciation of art from Latin America, this exhibition reveals the great wealth of the region from the late 17th century until the 1820s. Co-organized by the Museum of Biblical Art, New York, and Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia. More Info>> Museum hours >> Free

Catalogue #33: Unidentified Artist, Hispano-Filipino, Christ Child, 18th century, ivory, gilded and painted wood, mirrors, 21 7/8 x 8 11/16 x 6 7/8 inches. Collection of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. 1990.54

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The Square

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

Christian (Claes Bang) is a divorced but devoted father of two, and the respected curator of a contemporary art museum in Stockholm. While gearing up for a daring installation examining altruism and our duty to help others, a shocking viral stunt cooked up by the museum's PR agency sends Christian - and the museum - into an existential crisis. In English, Swedish, and Danish with English subtitles. Co-sponsored by the Vermont International Film Foundation. A Hirschfield International Film Series event. (144 minutes). Free

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