Williams College Museum of Art
About the Museum
Karl Weston, the museum's founder and first director, established the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) in 1926 to provide Williams College students with the opportunity for firsthand observation of fine works of art. The museum has a national reputation as one of the finest college art museums in the country with 12,000 objects in the permanent collection. (left: original 1846 rotunda, now the Faison Gallery, sculpture: Robert Morris, Hearing, 1972, © 1986 Steve Rosenthal)
Williams College is located in the center of Williamstown, along Route 2 (Main Street), next to the junction of Routes 2 and 7 in the northwest corner of Massachusetts. We are about one hour's drive from the Massachusetts Turnpike and Interstates 91, 90, and 87. Driving time from Boston or New York City is about three hours; from Albany, NY, about one hour; and a good two hours from Bradley International Airport outside of Hartford, CT.
For hours and admission fees please see the Museum's website.(right: the atrium with WALLWORKS installation by William Ramage, 1988, photo by Nicholas Whitman)
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