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This fall, the Middlebury College Museum of Art presents a Civil War exhibition of art and material culture featuring seventy original woodcuts from Harper’s Weekly and Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.
In early April the Middlebury College Museum of Art hired Christopher Murray of Middlebury to fill its vacant Museum Preparator position.
On Thurs., May 21 the Middlebury College Museum of Art opens an exhibition of 78 works by Italian-born painter and portraitist Luigi Lucioni, including various articles of memorabilia from his life. The exhibit chronicles the artist’s affinity for the Vermont landscape and illustrates how he employed a mixture of media and subject matter to sustain an accomplished career that spanned sixty years and produced more than one thousand paintings.
Environmental artist Stacy Levy will speak at Middlebury College in the Hillcrest Environmental Center, Rm. 103, at 4:30 p.m. on Tues., Apr. 7. Her lecture is titled “Picturing the Earth: Making Visible the Patterns of Commonplace Nature.”
The Friends of the Art Museum and the Middlebury College Museum of Art are pleased to announce the twelfth annual Awards for Distinction in the Visual Arts.
February 13–April 19
Kara Walker’s Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated), a recent gift to the Museum, provides a focus for understanding contemporary artists’ determination to probe the historical record.
January 6–April 19, 2009
A newly acquired, iconic image of a tree and enlarged photomicrographs of snowflakes are featured in this installation of works by the Starn brothers, identical twins whose singular aesthetic practice demonstrates a passionate interest in history and technological exploration.
The Middlebury College Museum of Art will hold a silent auction of hand-made Chinese kites to benefit the United Way of Addison County from Tuesday, July 8, through Sunday, August 10.
Each year the Friends of the Art Museum at Middlebury College recognize those who have made significant contributions to the community, either through their creative endeavors or through support for the visual arts in Addison County. At their Annual Meeting on Sun., May 4, the Friends honored eight individuals in six categories.
Dragons, phoenixes, snakes, bats, and mythical figures fill the sky in this exhibition of hand-crafted kites using traditional materials—bamboo, paper, and silk. The majority of these kites come from Weifang, the birthplace of kite making.
This exhibition will replace the “Beyond Chinggis Khan: Mongolian Buddhist Art from the Rubin Museum of Art” which has been canceled.