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"Aloft" by Swan MA ’78

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Aloft, Margaret Swan MA ’78’s solo exhibition of painted aluminum sculpture at Boston Sculptors Gallery, explores the affinity of structures in nature to those found in architecture and the built world around us.

The Spirit of Things

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Art + Practice (A+P) presents the first retrospective solo exhibition by artist Maren Hassinger ’69 in her hometown of Los Angeles.

by Julia Galloway

Vessels: Containment and Displacement, Useful to Grand

VAPA Usdan Gallery

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A sweeping exhibition of hollow-form ceramics. Curated by faculty members Barry Bartlett and Aysha Peltz. The exhibition will run April 19–May 12, 2018, Tuesdays-Sundays, from 1:00-5:00 pm. 

Senior Concert Week 2018

See description

Senior work in music. This week is a culmination of joy, anger, melancholy, frustration, vulnerability in which we’ve felt over our past few years at Bennington. Ultimately, we want you to come and enjoy yourselves at these concerts.

Plan Day | No classes

Bennington Campus

"The Spirit of Things"

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Art + Practice (A+P) and the Baltimore Museum presents the first retrospective solo exhibition by artist Maren Hassinger ’69 in her hometown of Los Angeles.

Dunnington ’84 Solo Show at SAW

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A solo show of new work by Walter "Gator" Dunnington ’84 is on view at Salem Art Works.

Beginning.break.rapid featuring Fujita ’78

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Work by Kenji Fujita ’78 is featured as part of the exhibition "beginning.break.rapid."

Early ’97 in Bees

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Commissioned work by Mary Early ’97 is featured in an exhibition at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.

"Some Girls" screening and discussion with Director and Producer

VAPA Kinoteca

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A screening of "Some Girls" will take place in Kinoteca, followed by a discussion with Director Raquel Cepeda and Producer Henry Chalfant.

Visual Arts Lecture Series (VALS)—Spring 2018

Kenny Rivero

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Artist Kenny River, currently featured in The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night at MASS MoCA, explores issues related to fractured narrative, identity, and socio-geographic solidarity through his art practice.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Fiona McGovern—Dream Cycles

Jennings 136

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Through jazz ballads, Puccini arias, and soul music, inspired by the poetry of June Jordan, Langston Hughes, and Lucille Clifton, I imagine the expansive nature of my own identity and the ways that I love. These are revelatory and dreamlike moments.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Liam Quinn

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Liam Quinn; fires shepherd along mountaintops told by the drums. Scream at your neighbor and love slow.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Alexander Holt—Contra Dance

Deane Carriage Barn, Pit

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC |Swing on down for a raucous hour of contra dancing with live music featuring a myriad of talented performers.