WCMA Celebrates Opening of Summer Space

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) will host an opening celebration at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 20, to officially launch WCMA Summer Space on Spring Street. The event is free and open to the public.

Summer Space, which opened on Monday, June 3, at 76 Spring St., is a place for visitors to gather, shop and see works from WCMA’s WALLS collection, a special collection of original artworks that go on loan to Williams students every semester. Summer Space is free of charge and open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sept. 2 while the museum’s permanent home in Lawrence Hall is closed for renovations.

The opening celebration will include complimentary food and drinks, live music and the opportunity to make and take home a free button featuring one of the WALLS works on display.

The main WCMA galleries in Lawrence Hall will reopen Friday, Sept. 6, with an exciting lineup featuring Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A., a critically acclaimed exhibition co-curated by Williams College professor C. Ondine Chavoya.

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