Middlebury College Museum of Art

Thursday, September 14

Opening Reception for Fall Exhibitions: A Story of Art, and Land and Lens

Opening Reception
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Middlebury College Museum of Art

Carrie Anderson and Kirsten Hoving


Join the Friends of the Art Museum, Curators Carrie Anderson and Kirsten Hoving, and the students who participated in the creation of this Fall’s exhibitions for a celebratory launch of the Museum’s twenty-fifth year.

Friday, September 15

The Burn

Illustrated Lecture
Time: 12:15pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 125

Jane Fulton Alt, photographer


In conjunction with the exhibit Land and Lens: Photographers Envision the Environment photographer Jane Fulton Alt will discuss her photographic project, The Burn, for which she photographed controlled burns conducted by ecologists on the Illinois prairie, as well as her latest project, Fire and Water. Sponsored by the Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Middlebury College Museum of Art. Free.

Jane Fulton Alt, The Burn 74
Jane Fulton Alt, The Burn No. 74, 2009, archival inkjet print. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds provided by the Fine Arts Acquisition Fund. 2016.83.

Friday, September 22

The Soviet Century: 100 Years of the Russian Revolution

Opening Reception
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Middlebury College Museum of Art

Join us for light refreshments and the chance to view this installation of highlights from the museum’s holdings of Russian art, including photographs, luxury items by the firm of Fabergé, and a recently acquired Soviet poster. Brief remarks at 6:30 PM. This event and exhibition are offered in conjunction with the 2017 Clifford Symposium, which marks the centennial of the Russian Revolution. Free.

Vera Adamovna Gitsevich, Za Kultumuyu Sovetskuyu, To the Cultured Soviet Trade
Vera Adamovna Gitsevich (Russian, 1897-1976), Za Kultumuyu Sovetskuyu [To the Cultured Soviet Trade], 1932, two-color lithograph, 34 x 23 3/4 inches. Purchase with funds provided by the Memorial Art Acquisition Fund

Friday, September 29

Fridays at the Museum: Land and Lens

Gallery Talk
Time: 12:30pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 125 and Museum

Kirsten Hoving, Charles A. Dana Professor of Art and Architecture


Join Kirsten Hoving, Charles A. Dana Professor of Art and Architecture and curator of Land and Lens: Photographers Envision the Environment for an informal walk through the exhibition and its myriad depictions of our planet.

Kirsten Hoving giving a gallery talk