Calendar of Public Events

Friday, January 23, 2009 - 15:44

February 3 –May 31  - Art Museum 
Exhibition - "What Can a Woman Do? Women, Work, and Wardrobe 1865-1940." This exhibition examines the changing perceptions of women between the Civil War and World War II, and the ways in which clothing fashions evolved. For more information, call 413-538-2096.

Tuesday - February 3 - 4:30 pm - Cleveland Hall, L1
Lecture - "Climate Justice: Race, Gender, and Environmental Action." An analysis that brings social and environmental issues together and explains how this analysis is put into practice in non-profit organizations. For more information, call 413-538-3091.
 
Wednesday - February 4 - 7:00 pm - Gamble Auditorium
Webcast - "The First 100 Days: Climate Change and the Dawning of a New Administration." A community viewing of the National Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions features David Orr, Hunter Lovins, and Betsy Taylor talking about the science and policy of climate change. For more information, call 413-538-3091.
 
February 7 –May 31 - Art Museum
Exhibition - "Faith Ringgold:  Works on Paper." This exhibition includes 18 prints and paintings focusing on Ringgold’s works for the last three decades. For more information, call 413-538-2096.
 
February 12 - through - May 31 - Art Museum 
Exhibition - "Focus on Andy Warhol." This focus exhibition, on view in the Futter Gallery, includes newly acquired photographs, a painting, and a print by the iconic pop artist Andy Warhol. For more information, call 413-538-2096.
 
Thursday - February 12 - 5 pm - Gamble Auditorium
Exhibition Opening and Reception - "What Can a Woman Do? Women, Work, and Wardrobe 1865- 1940." Panel Discussion:  “Dressing for Work.” For more information, call 413-538-2096.
 
Sunday - February 15 - 4 pm - McCulloch Auditorium
Faculty Recital - Gary Steigerwalt, pianist, performs an all-Chopin program featuring the Ballades in G Minor, F Major, A-flat Major, and F Minor. For more information, call 538-2306.
 
Saturday - February 21 - 8 pm  - Abbey Chapel
Choral Concert - The Mount Holyoke and University of Virginia Glee Clubs perform Mozart's "Requiem." Kimberly Dunn Adams, conductor. For more information, call 538-2306.
 
Thursday - February 26 - 5 pm - Gamble Auditorium
Lecture - Michael Lasser, Independent Scholar discusses “How Do You Do It, Mabel, On $20 a Week: Women, Work, Wardrobe - And Popular Songs.” For more information, call 413-538-2096.
 
February 26 through February 28 - 8 pm - February 28 - 2 pm - Rooke Theatre
Opera - Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" and Kurt Weill's "Seven Deadly Sins" will be performed. Ticket prices: $15 general, $5 for students/seniors. Voicemail reservations will be accepted beginning Mon, February 2. For reservations:  (413) 538-2406 or email: rookeboxoffice@gmail.com
 
Friday - February 27 - 8 pm - McCulloch Auditorium
Faculty Recital - Adrianne Greenbaum, flute. For more information, call 538-2306.
 
March 3 - through - April 26 - Art Museum
Exhibition - "Murder and Mayhem: Three Newly-acquired Photographs by Weegee." Three dramatic images from the 1940s by documentary photographer Arthur Fellig (known as “Weegee”), with by text by museum staff and docents. For more information, call 413-538-2096.

Sunday - March 1 - 2 pm - Rooke Theatre
Opera - Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" and Kurt Weill's "Seven Deadly Sins" will be performed. Ticket prices: $15 general, $5 for students/seniors. For reservations: (413) 538-2406 or email: rookeboxoffice@gmail.com.

Thursday - March 5 - 5 pm - Gamble Auditorium
Exhibition Reception and Lecture - "Faith Ringgold: More Than 50 Years." A lecture by artist Faith Ringgold. For more information, call 413-538-2096.

Friday - March 6 - 8 pm - McCulloch Auditorium
Concert - The Tin Hat Chamber Ensemble will present a program of music that blends contemporary classical, Eastern European folk, tango, boss a nova, and bluegrass, all with a jazz-improvisation sensibility. For more information, call 538-2306.

March 7 - through - March 22 - Talcott Greenhouse
Annual Spring Flower Show – This horticultural event will showcase hundreds of spring-blossoming bulbs and plants. For more information, call 413-538-2116.

Friday - March 27 - 8 pm - McCulloch Auditorium
Concert - "Celebrating a Retirement!" Melinda Spratlan, soprano, celebrates her 38 years of  teaching and performing at Mount Holyoke with a solo recital, featuring the premiere of "Four Songs for Soprano and Women's Chorus" by Lewis Spratlan. For more information, call 538-2306.

Saturday/Sunday - March 28 & 29 - 2 & 8 pm - Chapin Auditorium
Dance - "In the Still." Family, frenzy, film, and factories - two evenings of dance featuring choreography by Mount Holyoke seniors Kim Allen, Merli Guerra, and Kaitlin McCarthy. Admission is free. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling (413) 493-4542 or by emailing dance.inthestill@gmail.com.

Sunday - March 29 - 3 pm - McCulloch Auditorium
Orchestra Concert - The Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra performs "Dvorak Symphony No. 8" and "Bach Concerto for Two Violins," with Margaret Knoerzer '10 and Isabelle Ekman '09. For more information, call 538-2306.

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible.