Video Archive

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Minor White: Photographer, Teacher, Advocate

Catherine Barth PH.D. discusses Minor White and his influence on photography.

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Artist & Curator Conversation: Erick Johnson and Mara Williams

Artist Erick Johnson and BMAC Chief Curator Mara Williams discuss Double Take.

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Lollapalooza Nation: The Rise of Alternative Rock in the 1990s

Music historian Theo Cateforis discusses the forces that gave rise to the groundbreaking music festival and its lasting legacy.

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Artist & Curator Conversation: Charlie Hunter and Eric Aho

Artist Charlie Hunter and curator Eric Aho discuss Semaphore.

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Representations of Railroading

Scott Lothes discusses representations of railroads in art from the 1830s to the present.

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Gallery Walkthrough: EXPEDITION

Curator John Newsom leads a virtual walkthrough of EXPEDITION.

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Curator Tour: Sequences

Curator Katherine Gass Stowe presents a free online talk in connection with Sequences: Ode to Minor White.

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Artist Talk: Delita Martin

Delita Martin discusses her installation Between Worlds, on view in the large window bays extending across the front of BMAC.

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Pâte Brisée: A Conversation with Four Pies

Home and master bakers join artist Delano Dunn in exploring culinary heritages through pie-making.

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Endangered Alphabets: Scott Boyd and Tim Brookes

Scott Boyd and Tim Brookes discuss the Endangered Alphabets Project and Boyd’s sculptural work.

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Artist & Curator Conversation: All Flowers Keep the Light

Mara Williams leads a virtual tour of All Flowers Keep the Light and a discussion with the exhibiting artists.

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Artist Talk: Anna Schuleit Haber

Anna Schuleit Haber discusses her wide-ranging work, including BLOOM, documentation of which is featured in All Flowers Keep the Light.

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Illuminating History: The Vermont African American Heritage Trail

Curtiss Reed, Jr., founder of the Vermont African American Heritage Trail, discusses the history and future of the trail.

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An Introduction to NFT Art

Anne Spalter explains what non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are and how they contribute to new art forms.

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Black Representation in Children’s Literature

Rio Cortez, Daniel Minter, and Javaka Steptoe discuss Black representation in children’s literature.

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Art Talk: Kenny Rivero, Charles Moffett & Michael Jevon Demps

Kenny Rivero, Charles Moffett, and Michael Jevon Demps discuss the exhibit Palm Oil, Rum, Honey, Yellow Flowers.

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Holding Space: Reflections on Children of the Sun

Jennifer Mack-Watkins, Daricia Mia DeMarr, and Novella Ford discuss positive representation of Black Americans.

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Artist & Curator Conversation: Children of the Sun

Artist Jennifer Mack-Watkins, curator David Rios Ferreira, and poet fayemi shakur discuss Children of the Sun.

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Artful Ice Shanties 2021

Virtually visit this outdoor display of wild, wonderful Artful Ice Shanties at Retreat Farm. Video by Little Pond Digital.

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Unboxed: A Cultural History of Sneakers

Elizabeth Semmelhack of the Bata Shoe Museum explores how sneakers became cultural icons.

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Trashed Inspiration: Oceans, Pollution, and Art

Andy Yoder moderates a panel of artists whose work focuses on ocean pollution. Yoder, Alejandro Durán, Pam Longobardi, and Aurora Robson share their work and discuss the ways they draw inspiration from the crisis happening in our oceans, particularly around plastic trash.

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Ice Fishing: Culture, Community, and Conservation

This online panel discussion explores an ancient and lasting aspect of New England heritage.

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Erik Hoffner: Seeing the Story

Erik Hoffner discusses approaches and strategies for visual storytelling through photography.

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Artist Talk: Ned Castle and Federico Pardo

Ned Castle and Federico Pardo discuss their work documenting Brattleboro’s ice shanties. Moderated by Evie Lovett.

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Tintype Photography Demonstration with Rachel Portesi

Rachel Portesi speaks from her studio about the tintype process she used for the exhibit Hair Portraits.

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A Conversation with Lois Dodd

Lois Dodd joins artist Eric Aho in an online conversation about her life and work.

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Linking Us Fondly: Hairwork in 19th Century America

Helen Sheumaker, Ph.D., author of Love Entwined: The Curious History of Hairwork in America, speaks in connection with the exhibit Rachel Portesi: Hair Portraits.

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Artist Talk: Andy Yoder

Andy Yoder discusses Overboard which consists of replicas of Nike shoes made out of recycled materials.

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Karen Wilkin: Resisting Abstract Expressionism

A lecture and Q&A with Karen Wilkin, curator of Figuration Never Died: New York Painterly Painting, 1950-1970

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What is Mail Art?

“It’s a surprise in every mailbox.” Mail artists Stu Copans and Chuck Welch discuss the exhibit Postcards to Brattleboro: 40 Years of Mail Art (Mar. 14 – Oct. 12, 2020).

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Artist Talk: Rachel Portesi

Rachel Portesi discusses Hair Portraits, an exhibition of her tintype photographs of women whose hair has been pinned to walls and other surfaces in elaborate designs.

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13th Annual LEGO Awards Ceremony

The awards ceremony for the 13th Annual LEGO Contest & Exhibit went virtual in 2020, because of Covid. Check it out here!

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13th Annual Domino Toppling Extravaganza

Four domino artists. Two and a half days. And 23,018 dominoes. Relive this year’s incredible Domino Toppling—or experience it for the first time!

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No Place Like Home: Housing in Windham County

This panel discussion considers shortages in affordable, workforce, and market-rate housing in Windham County.

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Roger Clark Miller: Four Dream Interpretations

Did you miss Roger Clark Miller’s remarkable dream-inspired “solo electric guitar ensemble” performance and Q&A? Watch now…

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Curator Tour: Katherine Gass Stowe

Curator Katherine Gass Stowe presents a guided tour of Steven Kinder: 552,830.

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In Sight: What the Unseen are Holding for Society

Therapist Kurt White discusses why we tend to avert our eyes when we walk past someone living on the street, why—from a psychological standpoint—we try not to see them.

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Virtual Studio Visit: John Gibson

Visit the studio of painter John Gibson, whose work is on view in BMAC’s large front window bays March 2020 – March 2021.

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Grit and Grace: The Empowerment of Women at Work in Global Communities

Did you miss Alison Wright’s livestreamed talk? Watch the video now! Wright discusses her international photojournalism and shares stories about her extraordinary life

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Artist Talk: Steven Rose

Rose leads a virtual walk-through of his installation For/While (2020.01), which was inspired by an experience with a 5.8-magnitude earthquake that he describes as a “sublime folding of chaos into order,” and discuss some of his other work.

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Steven Rose: For/While (2020.01)

Rose discusses his immersive installation For/While (2020.01), which was inspired by an experience with a 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

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GLASSTASTIC: Creating Fred the Frog

Watch Vermont glass artist Chris Sherwin transform a child’s whimsical drawing into a glass sculpture in this three-minute video.

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Red Grooms: The Bus

Do you have fond memories of visiting Red Grooms’ sculpto-pictoramas and experiential walk-through sculptures—especially his remarkable full-scale city bus? Check out this time-lapse video of the installation of “The Bus” at BMAC in 2013.

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In Pursuit of Disobedient Women

Dionne Searcey discusses her book, “In Pursuit of Disobedient Women: A Memoir of Love, Rebellion, and Family, Far Away”, her work as West Africa bureau chief for The New York Times, and the extraordinary lives and struggles of women she encountered living at the crossroads of old-fashioned patriarchy and an increasingly globalized and connected world.

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30,000 Dominos!

At age 15, Lily Hevesh became a builder for our annual Domino Toppling Extravaganza. Six years later, she is one of the best-known domino artists in the world. Check out this incredible creation that Lily and her fellow domino artists built at BMAC in 2015.

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Roger Clark Miller: The Davis Square Symphony

“I always swore that I would never make a film.” Find out what happens when musician and artist Roger Clark Miller transforms Davis Square traffic patterns into a symphony in his first-ever film.

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Wolf Kahn: Control and Letting Go

In this 2014 talk at BMAC, Kahn discusses the importance of continually challenging oneself as an artist.

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Wesley Fleming: Silvestris, Wild and Untamed

Go behind the scenes to discover how Wesley Fleming created the exquisite glass wildflowers and pollinators in the exhibition Silvestris, Wild and Untamed.