Visceral Viewing: A Poetry Workshop with Magdalena Gómez

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17, 6.30 – 9PM * Workshop for Five College students with limited capacity: please register by emailing In this writing workshop, participants will view and interpret a self-selected image from Pablo Delano’s installation The Museum of the Old Colony. The intention of the workshop is to provide tools with […]

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AgitArte: Decolonizing Cultural Production and Building Radical Solidarity

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Wednesday October 24, 6.30-8.30 AgitArte is an organization of working class artists and cultural organizers that creates projects and practices of cultural solidarity with grassroots struggles against oppression, and proposes alternatives for transforming our world. This October, four members of AgitArte—Jorge Díaz Ortiz, Dey Hernández, Sugeily Rodríguez Lebrón, and Agustín Muñoz Ríos—will […]

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Visualizing Environmental Injustice in Puerto Rico

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Tuesday October 16, 5:30 – 6.30pm In Puerto Rico, what the State has billed as “progress” and “development” has often resulted in environmental harms to ecosystems and communities. In this talk, Professor Hilda Lloréns will detail the makings of environmental injustice in Puerto Rico from the 1970s to the present. Hilda […]

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So be it. See to it.

Inspired by the urgency of the handwritten affirmation ‘So be it. See to it’ in one of Octavia Butler’s journals at the Huntington Library, artist Candace Hunter responds with a series of intimate collages set in dialogue with Butler’s fiction. Butler’s speculative fiction of the 1970s through 1990s feels eerily prescient in a contemporary moment […]

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Shelf with a variety of Old Colony brand soda bottles

Pablo Delano: Artist’s Talk and Q&A

FRANKLIN PATTERSON MAIN LECTURE HALL Thursday September 27, 5:30 – 7pm Join us for a talk by artist Pablo Delano, who will explore the origin and evolution of ‘The Museum of the Old Colony’, followed by a Q&A and refreshments. Image credit: Pablo Delano, Old Colony Beverage Timeline, 2018. Photograph by Pablo Delano.

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archival photograph of soldier with tank, photograph of Old Colony brand soda bottle

Public Reception: The Museum of the Old Colony

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Thursday September 20, 2018, 5-7pm Join us for refreshments, music, opening remarks from artist Pablo Delano, and information about our extensive exhibition-related fall programming at the official opening reception for ‘The Museum of the Old Colony.’  

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archival photograph of soldiers with tank

The Museum of the Old Colony

Download the free digital catalogue for The Museum of the Old Colony (limited print copies available upon request) The Museum of the Old Colony, a conceptual art installation by Hartford-based artist Pablo Delano, derives its name in part from a U.S. brand of soft drink named Old Colony, popular in Puerto Rico since the 1950s. Old […]

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Div III, Spring 2018

March 23 – May 19, 2018 Artists in their final semester at Hampshire experiment with form and conceptual propositions in a series of solo and group shows. March 23 – March 26:  Annie Tate Cockrum, Haptic Wanderings Justin Emmanuel, Afrofuturism 3.0: The Celestial Beings Natalia Callaghan, I’m Coming Home Reception: Friday March 23, 7-10 pm […]

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Boundaries Between Bodies: Public Presentation & Film Screening

Boundaries Between Bodies: Public Presentation & Film Screening Friday, February 23, 4 – 5:30pm Reception to follow. Franklin Patterson Hall – Main Lecture Hall, Hampshire College Boundaries Between Bodies: Incarceration, Transmission, and Performance brings artists Reggie Daniels and Amie Dowling to facilitate workshops and present projects that are striving to begin a collective process of political […]

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The Plasmodium Symposium

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Friday March 2, 2018, 2 – 7pm, including a closing reception Join us for a meeting of minds, human and non-, as we discuss the state of art/science collaborations, how big interdisciplinary projects and out-of-the-box thinking offer exciting opportunities for collaboration and experiential learning, and what we can learn from our visiting plasmodial […]

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