Video Archive

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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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An Interview with Michael Christopher Brown

Photographer Michael Christopher Brown discusses his work with curator Katherine Gass Stowe. The author of an award-winning artist book on the Arab Spring, Brown has recently trained his lens on L.A.’s Skid Row.

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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.