Middlebury College Museum of Art


Exhibitions 2017–2018

Following is a list of exhibitions that were on view during the 2016–2017 academic year. Please click on the title of an exhibition to view a full press release for that show.

The Soviet Century: 100 Years of the Russian Revolution

September 15–December 10, 2017
The 1917 Russian Revolution ushered in a new era of human history. The objects featured here showcase four different moments in Russian and Soviet history, demonstrating how material culture served as a space in which governing forces, both Tsarist and Communist, sought—sometimes unsuccessfully—to gain legitimacy and shape the country’s moral fabric.

Land and Lens: Photographers Envision the Environment

September 15–December 10, 2017
Photographs drawn primarily from the Museum’s rich holdings make up this comprehensive survey of photography and the environment. The exhibit, which is organized in categories spanning cosmological time to the present day, presents seventy images through the lens of environmental appreciation, concern, or activism.

A Story of Art: Gifts from the Collection of Charles S. Moffett ’67 and Lucinda Herrick

September 5–December 10, 2017
This exhibition, organized by Assistant Professor of History of Art Carrie Anderson and students in her January 2017 course, tells a story of artistic production from its conception to its afterlife. The eclectic selection of drawings, photographs, paintings, and sculpture come from the generous bequest of Impressionist scholar and alumnus Charles S. Moffett ’67 and his widow.