Middlebury College Museum of Art

Friday, March 1

Informal Tour—50/Fifty: Fifty Years of Collecting Art for Middlebury

Gallery Talk
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Middlebury College Museum of Art

Richard Saunders and Glenn Andres


Richard Saunders, Director of the Middlebury College Museum of Art, and Glenn Andres, Professor Emeritus of History of Art and Architecture, will lead an informal tour of the exhibit 50/Fifty: Fifty Years of Collecting Art for Middlebury. Together they will provide background narratives explaining how a number of different objects in the exhibit have become part of the museum’s permanent collection.

Thursday, March 7

Information Session: Friends of the Art Museum Hudson Valley Overnight Trip

Information Session
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Mahaney Arts Center, Room 125

Glenn Andres, Professor Emeritus of History of Art and Architecture


The Friends are taking an overnight trip to The Hudson River Valley! Find out more from Glenn Andres, Professor Emeritus of History of Art and Architecture. The trip will include guided visits to Olana, the Hudson River painter Frederic Church’s remarkable home, landscape, and collections; Matisse and Chagall stained glass windows at the Union Church of Pocantico Hills; the Rockefeller house, gardens, and Nelson Rockefeller collection of 20th-century art at Kykuit; America’s grandest Gothic Revival mansion and its mid-nineteenth-century collections of art and furniture at Lyndhurst; and the important museum of contemporary art at DIA Beacon. Friday dinner and lodgings will be at the commodious Tarrytown House Estate in Tarrytown.

Friday, March 8

Curator’s Tour: Collecting for Middlebury

Gallery Talk
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Middlebury College Museum of Art

Richard Saunders, Museum Director


Richard Saunders, director of the Middlebury College Museum of Art, will lead an informal tour of the exhibit 50/Fifty: Fifty Years of Collecting Art for Middlebury. Through background narratives he will explain how a number of different objects in the exhibit have become part of the museum’s permanent collection.

Thursday, March 14

Collecting Antiquities in the Age of Cultural Repatriation

Gallery Talk
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Middlebury College Museum of Art

Pieter Broucke, Associate Curator of Ancient Art


The Middlebury College Museum of Art holds a comprehensive collection of Ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman works of art. Pieter Broucke, Associate Curator of Ancient Art, highlights some of the major acquisitions and explains past, present, and future collecting strategies.

Friday, March 15

Collecting Antiquities in the Age of Cultural Repatriation

Gallery Talk
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Middlebury College Museum of Art

Pieter Broucke, Associate Curator of Ancient Art


The Middlebury College Museum of Art holds a comprehensive collection of Ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman works of art. Pieter Broucke, Associate Curator of Ancient Art, highlights some of the major acquisitions and explains past, present, and future collecting strategies.

Thursday, March 21

Gentlemen and Journeymen: Performing Masculinity in 1890s Paris

Lecture and Gallery Tour
Time: 12:30pm
Location: Mahaney Art Center, Sabra Field Lecture Hall (Room 125) and Museum of Art

Jason Vrooman ’03, Curator of Education & Academic Programs


Jason Vrooman ’03, Curator of Education & Academic Programs, discusses the depiction of working-class and bourgeois masculinity in Nabi theater programs. We will then continue to the Museum to view art relating to gender and class in 19th-century Paris.