Sunday, July 1, 2018 to Sunday, August 12, 2018

1968: The Whole World Is Watching

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

1968 was a year of upheaval and transformation—a year in which national and international events spawned intense vocal expression and protest. This exhibit, through the lens of art, music, and literature, looks back 50 years to consider the issues that transformed American society. Museum hours >> Free

Robert Rauschenberg, Signs, 1970, color screenprint on paper, 35 3/8 x 26 7/8 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Gift (by exchange) of Wilson Farnsworth, George Mead, and Henry Sheldon

 

b&w girl with dollSunday, July 1, 2018 to Sunday, August 12, 2018

Just Kids: Photographs from the Nicholas Gift

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Overbrook Gallery

The museum recently received an extensive collection of photographs of children from all corners of the globe. This exhibition surveys documentary and intimate images that depict the characteristic activities, delights, and inevitable sorrows of childhood. Among the photographers included are Henri Cartier-Bresson, Louis Stettner, Danny Lyon, and Leonard Freed. Museum hours >> Free

Jacques Lowe (American, b. Germany, 1930–2001), Portrait of Young Girl with Doll, c. 1960, gelatin silver print, 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. Loan to the Middlebury College Museum of Art from Dr. Stephen Nicholas

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Summer Carillon Concert

Sergei Gratchev 

Mead Chapel and surrounding lawns

Sergei Gratchev is the Carillonneur for the Middlebury Summer Russian Language School and also for the city of Hulst, Netherlands. Middlebury College’s Summer Carillon Concert series celebrates its 33rd season with a fine group of musicians from around the world, performing from the soaring tower of Mead Chapel. The melodic sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. Learn more at http://go.middlebury.edu/carillon

 

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Summer Carillon Concert

Hans Uwe Hielscher

Mead Chapel and surrounding lawns

Hans Uwe Hielschier has been Organist and Carillonneur at the Marktkirche 
(Protestant Church) of the Hess since 1979. Middlebury College’s Summer Carillon Concert series celebrates its 33rd season with a fine group of musicians from around the world, performing from the soaring tower of Mead Chapel. The melodic sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. Learn more at http://go.middlebury.edu/carillon

July 13, Friday - 7:30 PM

Rakugo Night

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

Rakugo is a traditional Japanese art of storytelling, where performers sit in front of the audience and tell humorous, scary, or moving dramatic stories, using vivid facial expressions and body language to convey different characters.  At this annual performance, professional Rakugo players Yanagiya Sankyō and Hayashiya Shōzō perform classic stories. Additionally, traditional paper cutter Hayashiya Niraku cuts any student’s request into a paper masterpiece.  Students from the Rakugo club perform as well. The public is welcome at this Language Schools event—basic English subtitles are provided—but please help our students respect the Language Pledge by limiting the speaking of English during this event. the performance is approximately 90 minutes with an intermission. Free

 

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Summer Carillon Concert

George Matthew Jr. 

Mead Chapel and surrounding lawns

George Matthew Jr., the Carillonneur for both Middlebury College and Norwich University. Middlebury College’s Summer Carillon Concert series celebrates its 33rd season with a fine group of musicians from around the world, performing from the soaring tower of Mead Chapel. The melodic sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. Learn more at http://go.middlebury.edu/carillon

 

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Summer Carillon Concert

Tiffany Ng

Mead Chapel and surrounding lawns

Tiffany Ng, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Carillon and University Carillonist at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and serves on the faculty of the North American Carillon School. Middlebury College’s Summer Carillon Concert series celebrates its 33rd season with a fine group of musicians from around the world, performing from the soaring tower of Mead Chapel. The melodic sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. Learn more at http://go.middlebury.edu/carillon

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