News and Exhibits

Reception postponed

February 12: Due to the weather, tonight’s reception for Abraham Lincoln: American Icon is postponed. Look for forthcoming details about a lecture and rescheduled reception on April 29. You can still visit the exhibit weekdays between 10:00 and 5:00 in the Chapin Gallery (Sawyer 406) through August 2. Continue reading »

Abraham Lincoln: American Icon

Abraham Lincoln portrait 1864?

Abraham Lincoln: American Icon, in the Chapin Gallery (Sawyer 406) through August 2, celebrates Lincoln’s 210th birthday and the publication of Monument Man, Harold Holzer’s biography of Daniel Chester French, sculptor of the seated Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial. Books, broadsides, letters, and prints – and a life mask… Continue reading »

The Haystack, Mission Park, and Institutional Histories

The College Archives invites the Williams community to reflect on our evangelical heritage and add new perspectives to the historic context of our public monuments in the Stetson lobby exhibit, “The Haystack, Mission Park, and Institutional Histories.” In 1806, as a summer storm approached, five Williams students sought shelter by… Continue reading »

Fifty years of Africana Studies at Williams

This Spring's exhibit in Schow Gallery celebrates fifty years of Africana Studies, an interdisciplinary field of study that emerged during the 1960s Freedom Movements, and that expands our knowledge of the vast experiences of people of Africa and the African Diaspora. Commemorating Africana Studies at Williams College is a recognition that, even in the rural hills of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Black Lives have always and continue to matter. Continue reading »

New: Campus Access to Wall Street Journal

Williams Libraries now offers campus-wide access to the Wall Street Journal web site. This includes unlimited access to,  WSJ mobile and tablet apps,  and membership in WSJ+. The service is available to all students, faculty, and staff. It is accessible from anywhere in the world.  Get started at Send questions to Ask A Librarian Continue reading »

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