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Kevin Weng, Staff Writer

Kevin Weng ’24 is a prospective political economy major from Queens, N.Y. He is a staff writer for the arts section.

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The 1753 House became the site of the exhibit because of its deep connections to colonial history, as well as its inclusion on Williamstown’s flag. (Photos courtesy of Brad Wakoff.)

Anonymous artist installs exhibit at Williamstown’s 1753 House

Kevin Weng and Katya Ulyanov October 20, 2021
On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, an anonymous artist installed an art display partially covering Williamstown’s 1753 House, a replica of a settler home located in Field Park. The installation represents the history of Indigenous communities in Williamstown and will stay up until Oct. 29, during which time the 1753 House will be inaccessible to the public.
Kim’s Why I Watch with Closed Captions is currently on display at WCMA. (Photo courtesy of Brad Wakoff.)

WCMA hosts talk with Christine Sun Kim

Kevin Weng October 6, 2021
WCMA welcomed visitors this fall with the Sweaty Concepts exhibition. The exhibit includes Why I Watch with Closed Captions, a drawing by Christine Sun Kim, who spoke at the College on Sept. 23.
The set of Chester Bailey, beginning June 18 and ending July 3. (Photo courtesy of The Barrington Stage Company.)

Theater performances in summer 2021

Kevin Weng May 5, 2021
During the pandemic, shows and events in and around Williamstown halted in-person production and shifted to digital formats. However, with mass vaccination programs now underway, this year’s summer theater season appears promising as the county and country approach a new normal. 
Mumtaz began the workshop with an introduction to Tasvir Khana. (Kevin Weng/The Williams Record)

Professor Murad Mumtaz teaches on the art of miniature painting

Kevin Weng March 31, 2021
On March 11, Curator of Mellon Academic Programs Elizabeth Gallerani, art history graduate student Amber Orosco, and artist and Assistant Professor of Art Murad Khan Mumtaz hosted an event titled “Practice & Process in Indian Drawing,” during which attendees were able to take a deeper dive into Indian art and, more specifically, Indian miniature painting. 
Voting Rights Embroidery: Emily Bleiberg ’22 encourages voting through embroidery fundraiser

Voting Rights Embroidery: Emily Bleiberg ’22 encourages voting through embroidery fundraiser

Kevin Weng November 4, 2020
With the recent national presidential election, the subject of voting has been continuously plastered across the media and in the minds of many. However, following the 2016 presidential election, voter suppression has been growing rampant and encouraged by the likes of certain politicians.
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