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Day Trip: Western Massachusetts

Exterior, MASS MoCA

Exterior, MASS MoCA

Friday, May 17, 2013
8:00am – 7:00pm
Day Trip: Western Massachusetts
Trip, Member Event

Michelle Lamunière, John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Assistant Curator of Photography, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums; and Laura Muir, Assistant Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums

On this trip we will explore two prominent museums in western Massachusetts. We begin our day at the Williams College Museum of Art with tours of the permanent collection and the temporary exhibitions, as well as an exclusive visit to the Rose Study Gallery, where we will view original works of art up close. After lunch, we will tour the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), one of the premier contemporary art museums in the country. Among the installations we will see are Life’s Work: Tom Phillips and Johnny Carrera and Mark Dion’s The Octagon Room.

$175 (members $135). Bus will depart from and return to the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 485 Broadway, Cambridge. Fee includes bus transportation, admission, lunch, and all gratuities. Space is limited, and advance registration is required. Email am_membership [at] harvard [dot] edu or call 617-495-4544 to register. Members will receive invitations in the mail.