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Installation by Emily O'Donnell '20

Jennings Music Building

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | An installation by Emily O'Donnell '20 will be on view during BenningtonWorks in the fourth room of the Music Library, an area also known as "The Sanctuary." The installation came out of a class with Yoko Inoue, Mold Making and Slip Casting.

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Unpacking the Vault: Hidden Narratives in the Bennington Art Collection

VAPA Usdan Gallery

The Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery is proud to announce the exhibition “Unpacking the Vault,” an exploration of the surprising scope of objects and narratives in the art holdings at Bennington College—and the first exhibition of these works co-curated by students. Over seven weeks in fall 2017, a class taught by Usdan Gallery Director and Curator Anne Thompson and Design and Planning Coordinator Erin McKenny delved into the campus art-storage space known as “the vault.” Students researched myriad objects by artists renowned, obscure and, occasionally, unknown. The resulting exhibition honors the eclectic nature of Bennington’s holdings—dense in some areas, abstract painting in particular, yet rich in surprises from the deeper past to the current moment. At the same time, it identifies core themes and agents  in the making, distribution, and acquisition of art.

¡Oye! For My Dear Brooklyn World Premiere

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Modesto Flako Jimenez ’06 “conjures his beloved borough in this bilingual elegy, told through poems, projections, and music.”

Cantrick ’74 in Paris

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A solo-exhibition by Susan Cantrick ’74 is showing at Le Pave D’Orsay.

Meditation 101 (Session 1)

Meyer Recreation Barn

FACULTY AND STAFF | Come learn the basics of this powerful tool for reducing stress in this low-key introduction by Dr. Randy Anselmo

Poetry at Bennington—Spring 2018

Master Class: Evie Shockley

Cricket Hill Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Master class with visiting poet Evie Shockley: “Structure as Armor; Structure as Bridge.”

Evie Shockley headshot Poetry at Bennington—Spring 2018

Poetry Reading: Evie Shockley

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Poetry reading and book signing with Evie Shockley.