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Williams College Museum of Art

"The Field is the World:" Williams, Hawai'i, and Materials Histories
"The Field is the World:" Williams, Hawai'i, and Materials Histories

Williams College Museum of Art

Tue, Dec 18th

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)

"The Field is the World:" Williams, Hawai'i, and Materials Histories
Cost: Free
Booking options: Open to Public
Ages: All Ages
Plan to spend: 2 hours
Tuesday, December 18th 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)

This exhibition offers a meditation on how practices of collecting and display have been wielded to impose intellectual, moral, or spiritual order upon the world, inspired by a Hawaiian "kupe'e" displayed at Williams during the nineteenth century.

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Williams College Museum of Art

15 Lawrence Hall Dr.

Williamstown, MA United States

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    Williams College Museum of Art

    "The Field is the World:" Williams, Hawai'i, and Materials Histories

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    "The Field is the World:" Williams, Hawai'i, and Materials Histories
    This exhibition offers a meditation on how practices of collecting and display have been wielded to impose intellectual, moral, or spiritual order upon the world, inspired by a Hawaiian "kupe'e" displayed at Williams during the nineteenth century.

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