Middlebury College Museum of Art


Current Exhibitions

Galleries Opening for Visits, by Reservation

This fall, as the College begins to allow outside visitors to come to campus, the museum looks forward to welcoming members of the general public into its galleries. When we open our fall 2021 exhibits on Tuesday, September 14 access to the museum will at first be limited to members of the Middlebury College campus community. As our staff capacity increases, we look forward to welcoming members of the public a bit later in the fall, perhaps as early as November 1. Please check our reservations page regularly for updates about available visit time slots.

A New Lens: Contemporary Video and Animation

September 21–December 12, 2021
This exhibition celebrates innovative recent video works by artists who use technology to push the boundaries of time-based media. Featured works highlight the process of the artists, inviting the viewer to consider the intersections between video and other art forms. A New Lens aims to ignite imagination, and to promote an embodied, reflective, and participatory viewing experience.

Art & Protest: Artists as Agents of Social Change

September 14–December 12, 2021
Many works of art, architecture, and design throughout history have expressly reinforced existing societal power structures. This exhibition highlights art created for the opposite purpose—to shed light on injustice and inequity, challenge hierarchies, and advocate for progress—and aims to offer a sense of the breadth and depth that protest art encompasses.

Permanent Collection Galleries

Ongoing, First Floor Galleries
This new installation of Middlebury’s art collection invites visitors to join a conversation sparked by objects created throughout time and around the globe. Arranged thematically to highlight similarities as well as differences across cultures, the reinstalled galleries represent steps in the ongoing journey toward a more inclusive and accessible presentation of the many stories art can tell.