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15 LAWRENCE HALL DRIVE SUITE 2 WILLIAMSTOWN MASSACHUSETTS 01267-2566 telephone 413.597.2429 facsimile 413.458.9017 web WWW.WCMA.ORG
 

Summary: 15 LAWRENCE HALL DRIVE SUITE 2 WILLIAMSTOWN MASSACHUSETTS 01267-2566
telephone 413.597.2429 facsimile 413.458.9017 web WWW.WCMA.ORG
P R E S S R E L E A S E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 15, 2011
Williams College Museum of Art Presents
Labeltalk 2011: Art of the Ancient World
March 12­July 31, 2011
Photos available upon request.
Press Contact: Suzanne Silitch, Associate Director of Communications for the Arts;
(413) 597-3178; suzanne.silitch@williams.edu
Williamstown, Mass. ­ The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) is pleased to present
Labeltalk 2011: Art of the Ancient World. Labeltalk is an ongoing exhibition series that
celebrates the rich teaching potential of art across the disciplines. Each exhibition presents
artwork from the collection along with a publication that includes written responses by
Williams faculty from different departments. The emphasis on multiple perspectives on art
is an important part of WCMA's philosophy as a teaching museum.
Opening shortly after a major reinstallation of the permanent collection galleries,
Labeltalk 2011: Art of the Ancient World highlights the ancient collection. Seven objects
were selected to demonstrate the breadth of eras, cultures, media, and subject matter that
can be found in the collection. Focusing on ancient art is particularly timely. The museum

  

Source: Aalberts, Daniel P. - Department of Physics, Williams College

 

Collections: Physics