Potter at Play


“Shadow boxes become poetic theater or settings wherein are metamorphosed the elements of a childhood pastime." - Joseph Cornell 

Mark. W. Potter’s eponymous Taft gallery will feature his own work in a new exhibition running Friday, April 17 through Tuesday, May 26. “Boxes, Constructions, and Collage" will be celebrated with an opening reception Friday, April 17 from 5 to 7 pm. The event is free and open to the ...full story

New England Blues


American blues musician James Montgomery, best known as the lead singer, blues harp player, frontman, and bandleader of The James Montgomery Blues Band, will perform in Taft’s Bingham Auditorium on Friday, April 17 at 8 pm. The concert is free and open to the public.


While growing up in Detroit, Montgomery learned first-hand from the masters — James Cotton, John Lee Hooker, and Jr. Wells — at the legendary "Chessmate." Over the years, he's carried on i...full story

La Belle Epoch


Members of Taft’s adjunct music faculty will perform in concert Friday evening, February 27 at 7 pm in Walker Hall. “La Belle Epoch: Music from the French Salon,” is part of Taft’s Music for a While performance series. The concert is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.


Violinist Lisa Laquidara, guitarist Fred Krug, and pianists Joseph Jacovino and Ray Pierpont have crafted a program built primarily around French selecti...full story

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