Tricks of the Trade to Investigate Creative Economy
Artists, designers, cultural organizations and for-profit companies are all part of the creative economy - one of Berkshire County's four key economic sectors. Where do you fit? What's the latest in the field? Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' (MCLA) and the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC), in cooperation with Berkshire Creative, is proud to present a trio of Tricks of the Trade sessions that will delve into issues pertaining to our Creative Economy, spear-headed by Megan Whilden, Director of the Pittsfield Office of Cultural Development. read more
'Inside the Outside' to Open at MCLA Gallery 51
On Thursday, Feb 27, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' (MCLA) Gallery 51 will present, "Inside the Outside: Reconsidering Our Views about Art." The exhibition, on display from Feb. 27 to March 23, will feature a variety of outsider and self-taught art, as well as contributions from professionally trained artists and teachers. read more
'Green Living' Seminar Looks at College Food Systems
The next spring 2014 "Green Living" seminar at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will be a panel discussion on "Sustainable Food Systems on College Campuses" on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 5:30 p.m. in Murdock Hall room 218.
MCLA Names Dr. Christopher Himes as Jorge Endowed Chair
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) has announced it has appointed STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Math) Program Manager Christopher Himes, Ph.D., as the Evelyn H. and Arlindo Jorge Endowed Chair in the Education Department. read more
Tricks of the Trade to Look at 'The Art Gallery of Tomorrow'
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' (MCLA) Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) will present "The Art Gallery of Tomorrow" as part of this season's Tricks of the Trade series of seminars on Monday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. at IS183 Art School in Stockbridge, Mass. read more
Feminist Activist Gloria Steinem to Speak at MCLA
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will host writer, lecturer, editor and feminist activist Gloria Steinem in the next Public Policy Lecture, "The Progression of Feminism: Where are we going?" It will take place on Tuesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the MCLA Church Street Center's Eleanor Furst Roberts Auditorium.
MCLA 'Green Living' Seminar to Focus on History of Dairy Farming
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will continue its spring 2014 "Green Living" seminars on "Cultivating a Sustainable Food System" with a lecture on "The Environmental History of Milk" by Kendra Smith-Howard, an assistant professor of history at SUNY-Albany, on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 5:30 p.m. in Murdock Hall room 218. read more
BCRC Puppet Workshop to Include 'Chronicles of Rose' Cast
Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) is proud to announce the first-ever puppet workshop on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. in the North Adams Puppet Lab, 107 Main St. This workshop will include the cast of the "Chronicles of Rose" (CoR) puppet production, which is part this season's MCLA Presents! Inaugural Puppet Fest. read more
MCLA Announces Transfer Day Events
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will hold a series of Admissions Transfer Days, beginning with a session on Friday, Feb. 7, at 1 p.m. at the Office of Admission, Smith House, 375 Church St. read more
MCLA English Prof Honored By Wallace Stevens Society
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) has announced that Dr. David Zachary Finch, an assistant professor of English at the College, recently received the John N. Serio Award, for the best published article on poet Wallace Stevens at the annual convention of the Modern Language Association (MLA) in Chicago, Ill. read more