的 MCLA 艺术与人文学院 (MCLA-IAH) is a grant-funded initiative, 由 安德鲁·W. 梅隆基金会, which works to strategically promote equity-centered change on campus 和 in the community by (1) exp和ing access to area arts 和 humanities resources, (2) catalyzing opportunities for interdisciplinary engagements, 和 (3) advancing experiential teaching 以及高等教育中的学习实践. 我们为艺术创造体验空间 教育、对话和行动.
由 北亚当斯艺术家影响联盟. Many people who are not of color 和 who work within the arts express a desire to be anti-racist 和 move toward systemic 和 institutional change. 过程的一部分 of becoming anti-racist is to underst和 how difficult the journey itself is 和 why. We invite members of the Northern Berkshires’ vibrant arts community to engage in this discussion as a means of underst和ing the role we all play as the individuals who make up collectives 和 as the members who both run 和 support arts organizations 想要带来积极的改变. BCRC和AIC认识到反种族主义 is not easy work, but it is work that must begin with ourselves 和 must not lose 新闻周期转移焦点时的势头. 尤其是艺术家和艺术组织， are well positioned to affect tangible social change, both within 和 without. 的 past conversations are available on the 北亚当斯艺术家影响联盟's YouTube频道.
In Session is a series of four panel discussions on anti-racist work in museums, presented by MASS MoCA 和 the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) 在MCLA. 的y invite artists, curators, 和 arts administrators to discuss how museums 和 artists represent Black 和 Brown trauma in artwork, exhibitions, 和 performance, 和 navigate the resulting implications 和 challenges. 这些谈话都是精心设计的 提出更多的问题和答案.前三个小组是直播的 在MASS MoCA电视台播出 YouTube频道 和 Facebook页面, 和 are still available on the YouTube频道. 第四次小组讨论日期将公布 很快.
Gallery 51 will host the virtual show 的 艺术 for Social Justice Project opening Sunday, 2021年6月6日. This show was created by the young adults of the 艺术s in Recovery for Youth program to promote social justice 和 open community conversations. 通过 digital art, poetry 和 painting, the artists have chosen to express themes of racial injustice 和 political oppression, violence against women, bullying, rights of LGBTQIA+ persons, freedom of gender expression, body image 和 gender equality. 年轻人 showcase their art alongside the art of five mentoring social activists in the art 世界. 的 AIRY young adult artists are Rachael Bentz, Kiara Bresett, Molly Harrington, 杰克·凯利和贾伦西亚·梅伦德斯. 的 mentoring guest artists are Katy Holt, Em Reim Ifrach, Caroline Kelley, Pops Peterson, 和 Marney Schorr. 艺术基金会的资金 Social Justice project was provided by New Engl和 Grassroots Environment Fund 和 伯克希尔塔科尼克社区基金会.
杰西卡公园项目 was established in 2004 在MCLA to study 和 promote the art of Jessica Park, a renowned artist with autism in mid-career who lives 和 works 在马萨诸塞州的威廉斯敦. Originally part of the Fine 和 表演艺术 major w在这里 student classes in 艺术管理 created exhibitions, books, 和 catalogues to celebrate Jessica's work, the Project, still under the guidance of its founder 和 now Director, Professor Emeritus Tony Gengarelly, works with the college 和 community to display Jessica Park's stylistically brilliant 和 compelling art, as well as that of other artists on the autism spectrum, to many audiences in Berkshire County 和 Southern 佛蒙特州. In this endeavor we still enjoy the support of Jessica 和 the Park family as well as a number of partners, on 和 off campus. 我们目前与 BCRC through Gallery 51, w在这里 a number of Park related exhibitions have been shown over the past several years, places the Project exactly w在这里 it needs to be as it continues to advance the IDEA principles of 包容, 多样性、股票 和 Access through the study 和 appreciation of Outsider 艺术.
的 2020 校友 艺术 Show was an online exhibition co-hosted by the MCLA校友 Office. 的 curated works included in the 2020 校友 艺术 Show span the practices of fourteen artists who graduated from MCLA between 1971 - 2019. 每位艺术家都被邀请参赛 work for the exhibition, from which Gallery 51 made a final selection of the works 包括在节目中. 这个节目的节目单可以买到 在这里.
MCLA'S Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) is pleased to offer the 艺术的航天飞机! T在这里 will be three MCLA shuttles that will run from 3-6 P.M. 航天飞机就要开始了 在MCLA. MCLA students will be picked up at Hoosac Hall Dorm 和 威廉姆斯学院 学生将被WCMA接走. 这是向MCLA开放的免费服务 & 威廉姆斯学院 学生.