Supporting the Arts in Western Massachusetts and Beyond

May 19, 2018

PREVIEW: Jacob’s Pillow, Free Stuff

Jacob’s Pillow, Becket, MA
June 20-August 26 2018

Blake’s Barn
Open daily, noon through final curtain
This select group of original movie posters follows up on the hugely popular 2014 exhibit with a different set of rarities from the collection of Mike Kaplan. More than 50 vintage posters feature Fred Astaire, Josephine Baker, Gene Kelly and more screen legends, excitingly illustrated in vibrant color.


Photo: Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Archives
Ted Shawn Theatre Lobby
Open daily, noon through final curtain
Commemorating the 80th anniversary of Dance of the Ages, a culminating achievement by Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers, this exhibit also highlights a full reconstruction of the work to be performed by Adam Weinert in September. Included here are images, memorabilia, and costumes from the original 1938 production, many on view for the first time.

Doris Duke Theatre Lobby
Open daily, noon through final curtain
Netta Yerushalmy has created a new performance work entitled Paramodernities, deconstructing classic dances by pioneering choreographers. Historic Pillow images from one of these, Alvin Ailey’s iconic Revelations, are displayed here.