Infuse your living space with inspiration, creativity, and beauty. Choose a single artwork at WCMA and take it home for an entire semester. Enjoy it alone and with friends, during midterms and on Sunday mornings.

Intrigued? Click for details, or scroll down to view the collection.


WALLS is supported by the Fulkerson Fund for Leadership in the Arts.
Additional funding is provided by Fenner Milton '62.
WALLS Events:
WALLS Exhibition On View at WCMA

February 10-15, 10am-5pm daily, except Wednesday
Catch the debut exhibition to explore all 90 artworks and find answers to your burning questions about WALLS. Don’t forget to register for the lottery from any device between 10am February 10 and 8:30am February 16. The link will be posted at the top of this site.

Opening Celebration
February 10, 7pm
Raise a glass to celebrate the first ever WALLS exhibition and enter the lottery to take home an artwork. See Williams students, faculty, and staff go head to head for your vote as they make impassioned pleas for their favorite artworks in the collection. Be swayed by the persuasive powers of Zoe Grueskin '14, Taj Smith, Ben Lamb, Dean Rosanna Reyes, and Professor Frank Morgan. Top off the night with tunes by the Gentlemen Art Thieves.

Pick Up Day
February 16, 9am
Today’s the day! Here’s how to take home an artwork: Register for the lottery from any device between 10am February 10 and 8:30am February 16. The link will be posted at the top of this site. Once you're signed up, its up to you to decide if you want to take your chances with the lottery or gain an advantage by lining up outside WCMA prior to 9am on Pick Up Day. If you manage to be one of the first 45 people in line, we'll guarantee you an artwork. The last 45 spots will be chosen from those remaining in the lottery. All students must be present to claim their spot.

Check the event calendar on WCMA's website for a full list of events.

FAQ
Q: Who can take home an artwork?
A: All undergraduate and graduate level Williams students are invited to participate.

Q: Where do I see the artwork?
A: Browse the entire collection here on the website, then catch it on the walls at WCMA February 10-15.

Q: How do I borrow an artwork?
A: Register for the lottery from any device between 10am February 10 and 8:30am February 16. The link will be posted at the top of this site. Once you're signed up, its up to you to decide if you want to take your chances with the lottery or gain an advantage by lining up outside WCMA prior to 9am on pick up day. If you manage to one of the first 45 people in line, we'll guarantee you an artwork. The last 45 spots will be chosen from those remaining in the lottery. All students must be present to claim their spot.

Q: What if I don't get an artwork this semester?
A: Don't worry! You'll get a new chance every semester.

Q: Do I have to pay anything?
A. No. The entire cost of the program is covered through the generosity of the Fulkerson Fund for Leadership in the Arts. Fenner Milton '62 provided additional funding too. However, you will sign an agreement that describes how you are expected to care for your artwork.

Q: How do I return it?
A: Returns will be scheduled for May 6-8 You'll be assigned an exact date when you sign your loan agreement on Pick Up Day.

Q: What if I still have questions?
A: Contact WCMA's Public Engagement Manager, Sarah Margerum at sarah.margerum@williams.edu for more information.  
 
 
 
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