Middlebury College Museum of Art

Thursday, March 5

Virtual Bauhaus

Virtual Reality Experience
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Museum of Art, Johnson Gallery

The museum’s current exhibition Weimar, Dessau, Berlin: The Bauhaus as School and Laboratory includes a experiential station that allows visitors to explore the Bauhaus school in Dessau in virtual reality. Come create a performance on the Bauhaus stage, make a sculpture in one of the school’s workshops, get a glimpse of student life, and explore the architecture of the Dessau building, inside and out.

The Virtual Bauhaus experience will be available in the museum during the following times:

Thursday, March 5, 4:00–6:00pm
Saturday, March 7, 12:30–2:00pm
Thursday, March 12, 4:00–6:00pm
Thursday, April 2, 4:00–6:00pm
Thursday, April 16, 3:00–4:30pm

artist rendering of a virtual reality experience in the Bauhaus

Saturday, March 7

Virtual Bauhaus

Virtual Reality Experience
Time: 12:30pm
Location: Museum of Art, Johnson Gallery

The museum’s current exhibition Weimar, Dessau, Berlin: The Bauhaus as School and Laboratory includes a experiential station that allows visitors to explore the Bauhaus school in Dessau in virtual reality. Come create a performance on the Bauhaus stage, make a sculpture in one of the school’s workshops, get a glimpse of student life, and explore the architecture of the Dessau building, inside and out.

The Virtual Bauhaus experience will be available in the museum during the following times:

Thursday, March 5, 4:00–6:00pm
Saturday, March 7, 12:30–2:00pm
Thursday, March 12, 4:00–6:00pm
Thursday, April 2, 4:00–6:00pm
Thursday, April 16, 3:00–4:30pm

artist rendering of a virtual reality experience in the Bauhaus

Tuesday, March 10

Ancient Asian Gold Technology

Illustrated Lecture
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Mahaney Arts Center, Room 125

Donna Strahan


Unique among Asian art materials, gold is both a color and an artistic medium. Donna Strahan, Head of Conservation and Scientific Research at the Freer|Sackler Galleries of Art, Smithsonian Institution, investigates materials and methods of manufacture of Asian gold objects.

Cicada plaque, 3rd-4th century CE, gold
Cicada plaque, 3rd-4th century CE, gold with turquoise, coral, and glass inlay on a gilt copper back plate. The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., RLS1997.48.4455. X-radiograph, Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Thursday, March 12

Virtual Bauhaus

Virtual Reality Experience
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Museum of Art, Johnson Gallery

The museum’s current exhibition Weimar, Dessau, Berlin: The Bauhaus as School and Laboratory includes a experiential station that allows visitors to explore the Bauhaus school in Dessau in virtual reality. Come create a performance on the Bauhaus stage, make a sculpture in one of the school’s workshops, get a glimpse of student life, and explore the architecture of the Dessau building, inside and out.

The Virtual Bauhaus experience will be available in the museum during the following times:

Thursday, March 5, 4:00–6:00pm
Saturday, March 7, 12:30–2:00pm
Thursday, March 12, 4:00–6:00pm
Thursday, April 2, 4:00–6:00pm
Thursday, April 16, 3:00–4:30pm

artist rendering of a virtual reality experience in the Bauhaus