WILLIAMSBURG-The College of William & Mary has a variety of art, dance, and musical show offerings this fall to keep the public entertained.
Now through January 9 at The Muscarelle Museum of Art, guests can take in the exhibition “Shared Ideologies.” This display involves a selection of works by Native American artists from the 1970s and includes paintings and other pieces by artists such as T.C. Cannon, Emmi Whitehorse, Cara Romero, Tom Poolaw, Julia Buffalohead, and others. Some works from the museum’s own Native American collection will also be showcased for the first time as part of the exhibit.
“Forever Marked By The Day” will also run through January 9 at The Muscarelle Museum of Art. The display, Michael Arad’s study for the 9/11 Memorial, 2001, focuses on the World Trade Center site and the architects, artists, designers, and photographers who captured the events before and after the terrorist attacks.
Muscarelle will also offer a free artist talk with William & Mary Asian Centennial Distiniguished Fine Arts Fellow Roberto Jamora on Tuesday, September 28 at 6pm. Jamora is a Filipino-American artist and educator who teaches at William & Mary and the Virginia Commonwealth University. His recent work includes “The Sound of Fate Knocking at the Door 2.”
Meanwhile, the Orchesis Modern Dance Company will present “Danceevent,” an original choreography dance by faculty members performed by faculty, students, and guest artists from October 29-31 at Adair Studio.
William & Mary’s music department’s Ewell Concert Series opens on Thursday, September 23 at 7:30pm with Cudamani: Gamelan and dance of Bali, Indonesia in the theatre of the Williamsburg Regional Library. Stephanie Nakasian Band, along with the Matt Baker trio will perform “The Great American Songbook-Old & New” on October 9, also as part of the Ewell Concert Series. Both concerts are free and open to the public.
The William & Mary Symphony Orchestra, along with the Wind Ensemble, Choir, and Barksdale Treble Chorus will also perform a free concert during Family Weekend at Kaplan Arena on Friday, September 24 at 8pm, while The Middle Eastern Music Ensemble will a host a free “Miracle” concert at 4pm on Saturday, September 25, at Wren Building Great Hall.
For a complete list of fall art happenings at William & Mary, click here.