Interdisciplinary, multihyphenate artist Nafis White, kicks off her virtual artist residency with a discussion of her work in performance, collaborative community-assisted interventions, as well as her sculptural works created from objects commonly found in Black beauty supply stores. White has recently activated the city of Providence through her mural work, uniting a printmaking collective to respond to police brutality, voter suppression, Covid-19 and other local and global crises. During her residency White will engage Wheaton students in timely conversation as well as the production of an artwork on campus.

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Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman will be on campus on October, 3, 2018 at 5:00 pm in the Holman Room. We invite the campus community to view his award-winning documentary, EX LIBRIS at one of the four scheduled show times on campus.
EX LIBRIS – The New York Public Library, goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning. With 92 branches throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, the library is committed to being a resource for all the inhabitants of this multifaceted and cosmopolitan city, and beyond. The New York Public Library exemplifies the deeply rooted American belief in the individual’s right to know and be informed. It is one of the most democratic institutions in America – everyone is welcome. Sponsored by The Andrew Mellon Foundation

Please join us for an evening with Frederick Wiseman. In our conversation with this award-winning documentary filmmaker, we will explore the creative process that drives his work, as well as his approach to our shared human experience. We will also watch excerpts from his acclaimed documentary EX LIBRIS and we will have the opportunity to ask him questions. A reception will be held in the Woolley Room immediately following the talk.  This event is sponsored by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation through Wheaton College’s initiative on integrative learning in the humanities. All are welcome to attend.

Campus movie showings: Four screenings of EX LIBRIS  have been scheduled in advance of Mr. Wiseman’s visit. Click here for dates and times to watch one of the campus movie showings that fits your schedule.



Resonance is a color + music public art project conceived of by artist Lynne Harlow.  It explores the intersection of color and sound with an emphasis on our personal, deeply subjective associations with songs and colors.