Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Beard and Weil Galleries


  • Artist Talk by Johnny Adimando

    November 10, 2015
    RISD faculty member Johnny Adimando's mixed-media works incorporate a wide range of imagery, materials, and techniques, including screenprinting, digital imagery, and collage. Learn about the source of his current exhibition, titled "The Beast of Broken Sleep," which will be on view before and after the lecture.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts, 5:00 p.m. More »
  • Artist Talk by Shelley Reed

    November 3, 2015
    Boston-based painter Shelley Reed will shed light on her process of creating large-scale black-and-white paintings that draw from art history and will also share examples of other artists who use art history in their art-making. Reed's exhibition "Tiger in the Living Room" will be open for viewing before and after the lecture.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts, 6:30 p.m. More »
  • A Conversation on Race, Art, and Activism

    October 7, 2015
    with visual and performance artist James Montford, Associate Professor of History Dolita Cathcart, and Professor of Art History Tripp Evans
    Wheaton faculty Dolita Cathcart and Tripp Evans engage in a conversation with artist James Montford inspired by his exhibition "The Planetarium of Black Indian Constellations," on view in Weil Gallery through October 16. These three scholars will discuss the representation of race and identity are represented in art, the relationship between art and activism, and the way art and performance can elucidate social ills, among other timely and important topics. The audience will be encouraged to join in the conversation.
    Beard & Weil Galleries, Watson Fine Arts, 5:00 p.m. More »
  • Tracing the Thread, curated by ARTH335: Exhibition Design

    November 19, 2014–January 9, 2015
    Beard Gallery, Watson Fine Arts More »
  • Goya and Beethoven: Finding a Voice out of Silence

    November 19, 2014–January 9, 2015
    Weil Gallery, Watson Fine Arts More »
  • Polar Opposites? Artistic and Scientific Knowledge: A conversation with Artist Jane Marsching and Geochemist Matthew Evans

    March 19, 2014
    Using their respective explorations of the earth’s poles, Marsching and Evans will share their research, methodologies, and outcomes to elucidate the similarities and the differences between an artist’s and a scientist’s quest for knowledge. Join us for a dynamic conversation between these two distinguished professionals, whose work involves data collection, visual translation, writing, interpretation, and so much more.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 5pm More »
  • Artist Talk by Marina Zurkow

    November 18, 2013
    Crossing multiple disciplines with her practice, Marina Zurkow builds animations and participatory environments that are centered on humans and their relationship to animals, plants and the weather. Engaging audiences using film and video, sculpture, print graphics and public interventions, Zurkow’s work is by turns humorous and contemplative. Through the experience of her projects it is clear that nature has long been a stage upon which we project ourselves, making ourselves other.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 6:30pm More »
  • Turning Everyday Materials Into Art

    November 15, 2013
    Learn how to construct 3D works or art using commonplace materials—including wire, yearn, screen, and fishing line—and traditional handiwork techniques, such as knitting, felting and crochet. Artist Jodi Colella, whose work is currently on view in Wheaton's Beard & Weil Galleries, will present slides of her work, show samples, and provide some quick demos to teach you the potential of these low-tech approaches to making art. This program is free and open to the Wheaton community. No experience necessary. Materials will be provided. Limited spaces available. Please RSVP to Michele L'Heureux at lheuruex_michele@wheatoncollege.edu by November 13.
    The FiberSpace (Room 233), Old Science Center More »
  • Artist Talk with Alison Williams

    September 19, 2013
    Please join us as artist Alison Williams discusses her artwork featured in Nature Talks Back, currently on display in the Beard & Weil Galleries.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 6:30pm More »
  • Transplanting What the Eye Sees

    March 27, 2013
    Choreographer and dancer Susan Dibble responds to nine artworks in the Drawing Out of Bounds exhibition with an original performance involving dance, movement studies, and poems by Theodore Roethke from Words for the Wind.
    Beard and Weil Galleries, Watson Fine Arts 7:30pm More »