Friday, July 29, 2011

Williams College Museum of Art

(under 5 minutes from the 1896 House Inn)

The Museum has 14 different galleries to browse through, so a perfect afternoon trip or morning Jaunt just minutes away from the inn.

15 Lawrence Hall Dr, Ste 2 Williamstown, MA
Check out their blog at
General Information: (413) 597-2429

Widely considered one of the finest college art museums in the country, the Williams College Museum of Art is a department of Williams College. WCMA houses nearly 13,000 works that span the history of art
An active, collecting museum, its strengths are in modern and contemporary art, photography, prints, and Indian painting. The museum is especially known for its stellar collection of American art from the late 18th century to the present.

Admission is free.
Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
The museum is closed on Mondays

JUNE 11, 2011 - OCTOBER 2, 2011
Masters of the Modern: The Gift of Madeleine P. and Harvey R. Plonsker, Class of 1961

MAY 13, 2011 - SEPTEMBER 4, 2011
Artist’s Project: Jesse Aron Green
Jesse Aron Green, on campus for this academic year as the Arthur Levitt, Jr. ’52 Artist-in-Residence in Art, has been commissioned to create a work of art in response to the question: How does an artist respond to the space of the museum?

Check out the many more current and upcoming exhibitions at