Museum Mania for first years, September 4, 2018

Innovation.
Transformation.
Engagement.

Learning at the intersection
of art and ideas.
Saturday, March 23, 1:30 pm
The Art of the Hidden Story
Sightlines Tour
Oscar Kunath (German, 1830-1904), He Does Not Return (detail), 1867
Thursday, March 28th, 5:30 pm
My Sis
An Artist Talk by Martine Gutierrez
Martine Gutierrez (American, b. 1989), Line Up 5 (detail), 2014
New Exhibition Now Open!
Life/Like
Photographs by Martine Gutierrez
Martine Gutierrez (American, b. 1989), Girl Friends (Rosella & Palma 1) (detail), 2014
Get to know us better
Collection Highlights and Special Collections
Tour over 400 works of art
Hendrick Andriessen (Flemish, 1607-1655), Vanitas Still Life, ca. 1650 (detail)
New Intern Insights Blog
Stories Behind the Stones
By LYNK Curatorial Intern Priscilla Zhang
Maker Unknown (Tibetan or Indian), Mani stone dedicated to Rinchen Gyatso (detail), 19th century or earlier

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Jump past Instagram images to the footer. It’s spring break at @mtholyoke! We’re incredibly grateful to Collections Intern Jen Villa '21 who is spending her holiday at the @mhcartmuseum cataloging over 200 Japanese Netsuke miniature sculptures. Students, we’d love to know what you are doing for spring break. Tell us about your adventures in the comments below! Happy #internationalwomensday from the @mhcartmuseum! We’re honored to have work by so many incredible women artists in our collection, including this 2009 print “And Women?” by American artist Faith Ringgold (b. 1930). This work exposes the inconsistencies and omissions in America’s most famous founding document. On the right, a portrait of Sojourner Truth is overwritten with the text of her speech Stop by the @mhcartmuseum today for a special lecture given by Eliza Garrison, Professor, History of Art and Architecture at Middlebury College. Titled “Book, Body, Cloister: The Spaces of the Uta Codex,” the lecture will take place at 4:30 PM in Gamble Auditorium. This event is generously supported by the Amy M. Sacker Memorial Lectureship Fund, and is co-sponsored with the Department of Art History and Architectural Studies. Image: detail of folio 1v, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich, CLM 13601. Stop by the @mhcartmuseum tomorrow at 4:30 PM for a new event, “Music and Art: Removing our Rose-Colored Glasses.” Inspired by Leonard Bernstein’s “Young People’s Concerts,” Arts and Community Engagement Intern Relyn Myrthil '19 will invite us to experience Walter Williams’s painting “Southern Landscape” in dialogue with Schubert's Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major, 2nd movement. This event will integrate visual and auditory analysis of the two works of art and will close with a performance by Relyn (violin), Hanna Danziger ’19 (piano), and Evvie Halpert ’19 (cello). Hope to see you there! #studentengagement #musicandart #internships Ever wonder how art gets from place to place? Stop by the @mhcartmuseum this Saturday, March 2, at 1:30 PM for Student Guide Jocelyn Furniss ‘21’s Sightlines Tour “The Disruption of Meaning: How the Travel of Art Informs Modern Viewing.” Hope to see you there! Image: William Adams & Sons, Plate with Palestine Pattern, ca. 1840. Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Join us for a Sightlines Tour on Saturday, Feb 23 at 1:30 pm! Led by Student Guide Jessica Lazzar ‘21 and titled “Discovering Hidden Conflicts in Art,” this tour will explore cultural conflicts and power imbalances in art that are not immediately apparent to the naked eye. We hope you will attend! Image credit: Albert Bierstadt, Hetch Hetchy Canyon (detail), 1875. @mhcartmuseum