The Middlebury Campus

Museum of Art shuts its doors for reorganization, plans to reopen in spring 2021

The exterior of the college museum before the pandemic. COURTESY

By Haeun Park

September 10, 2020

The Middlebury College Museum of Art will be closed to all visitors for the fall semester as it undergoes a complete reorganization.

‘Lost Luxuries: Ancient Chinese Gold’ now on exhibit

Han Dynasty gold beads purchased by the college museum of art.


March 5, 2020

Curated by Professor Sarah Laursen, the new exhibit at the Museum of Art showcases forgotten Chinese gold artifacts.

“Votes… for women?” exhibit opens at Middlebury College Museum of Art


September 26, 2019

This new exhibit at the Middlebury College Museum of Art celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

U.S. History: From Portraits to Selfies

The photo, from “American Flags of Faces Exhibit” in Ellis Island, is also the front cover of Saunders’ new book.

By YVETTE YINUO SHI, Arts & Sciences Editor

February 23, 2017

Imagine a museum exhibition that not only amazes, inspires and entertains you along every step, but also challenges you with questions and ideas posed by every meticulously selected work of art. The latest exhibit at our very own museum, American Faces: A Cultural History of Portraiture and Identity, whic...

Professor Brings Exhibit on Acropolis

Middlebury, VT - Middlebury College Director of the Arts Pieter Broucke.

By YVETTE YINUO SHI, Arts & Sciences Editor

January 19, 2017

With the start of J-term, the Middlebury College Museum of Art has brought a brand new exhibition to campus, titled “Untouched by Time: The Athenian Acropolis from Pericles to Parr.” On Jan. 13, Professor of History of Art and Architecture Pieter Broucke, who also serves as the Director of the Arts an...

Warhol Prints Find New Home at Midd

By Leah Lavigne

January 14, 2015

Visual art does not produce the kind of recognizable, household names typical of the performing arts - unless, of course, one is referring to Andy Warhol, the late 20th century icon whose often emotionless depictions of popular culture quickly gained him a definitive place among his subjects. This month,...

College Celebrates Museum’s Connection to ’12 Years a Slave’

By Leah Lavigne

March 5, 2014

The 2013 Steve McQueen film “12 Years a Slave” won three Oscars at the 86th Annual Academy Awards earlier this week, including the coveted Best Picture prize, after taking in an impressive $128 million at the box office worldwide. This critical and financial success has dramatically revived interest...

Photo Exhibit Depicts Vermont Quarries

Edward Burtynsky’s Rock of Ages #4, Abandoned Section, Adam-Pirie Quarry, Barre, Vermont is but one of the pieces at the Museum of Art for the Nature Transformed exhibit, a collection of photographs of Vermont quarries.

By Jiayi Zhu

March 7, 2013

  Nature Transformed, which is on display in the Museum of Art through April 21, presents a selection of Edward Burtynsky’s photographs of the Vermont quarry industry in the 90s. Burtynsky, a Canadian 2005 TED prize-winner, is a photographer who has achieved international recognition for his large...

Students Complete LeWitt Wall Drawing

Students Complete LeWitt Wall Drawing

By Emily Singer

March 4, 2013

Students in HARC 361: Minimalism devoted out-of-class hours to installing a Sol LeWitt wall drawing in the Middlebury College Museum of Art as part of a new "Linear Thinking" exhibit. The class officially completed Wall Drawing #394 on Monday afternoon. The "Linear Thinking" exhibit and the LeW...

Stieglitz-Era Photography on Display at Art Museum

By Jamie Lee

September 19, 2012

A new exhibit this year at the Kevin P. Mahaney '84 Center for the Arts, titled "Camera Work: Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand and Company," is  now on display. It is inspired by Charles A. Dana Professor of History of Art & Architecture Kirsten Hoving's course, "Alfred Stieglitz and Camera Work"...

Renovated Center for the Arts Prepares New Exhibits

By Middlebury Campus

September 17, 2012

This summer, the 20-year-old Kevin P. Mahaney '84 Center for the Arts (CFA) found itself rejuvanated and reborn. Throughout June, July and August, crews toiled day after day on the project, gouging the earth in the front lawn, revealing the building's copper veins. Despite this lengthy proces, the construction...

Middlebury College's only student-run newspaper.