Feature Stories

Plead the Fifth at the Williams College Museum of Art

Every year the senior studio art seminar offers art majors a semester-long opportunity to work on one project, receive feedback from their peers and professionals in the community, and mount their work on the walls of the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA). This year’s show is called “Plead the Fifth.” On exhibit are works

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One of a Kind

LaFarge’s window honors the only Williams graduate who was also President of the U.S.

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Professional Artists Work with Williams Students

Artists Workshop at Williams

This past fall, performing artists Pablo Aran Gimeno and Jorge Puerta Armenta shared their expertise with Williams theatre and dance students.

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A Collaborative Take on Hamlet

The theatre department’s fall production of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” is just one example of the collaboration that takes place on stage, off stage, in the classroom, and around campus.

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June Moon Stars Williams Alum

The Williamstown Theatre Festival started its 60th season with George Kaufman’s play, June Moon, starring none other than Williams alumnus David Turner ’97.

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Material Friction

The new exhibition “Material Friction” at the Williams College Museum of Art explores the line between fine and folk art using rural New England works from 1680 to 1850. Folk art is art that has been created for everyday use by artists who haven’t learned their craft in an academic setting. The exhibition’s curator, Kevin Murphy,

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Faculty Profile: Amy Holzapfel

By Julia Munemo Spend a week with theater professor Amy Holzapfel and you’re as likely to sit in on a tutorial about gender and sexuality in performance as you are to listen to her tell the director of an upcoming play what she thinks about its sightlines. Straddling the worlds between dramatic arts theory and practice,

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A Room that Pretends to be Another Room

Theatre students apply theory to the creative process with Professor David Evans Morris.

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WCMA at Night

Visitors curate their own involvement at WCMA at Night.

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Composer John Harbison Combines Poetry and Music

The English and music department collaborate to think critically about what words and music can do for each other.

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