News Category: Arts

Boston Globe Features the Rachel Carson Music and Campus Center

Since its official opening on June 10th, the Rachel Carson Music and Campus Center has been receiving rave reviews within the community. Recently, that acclaim has extended far beyond the community as word spreads about the building’s unique evolution from an old steam plant to a state-of-the-art, sustainable Campus Center. Most notably, the Boston Globe featured the Rachel Carson Center in…

AP Studio Art 2017 Exhibition

AP STUDIO ART   EXHIBITION 2017  Please join us for a reception on May 19 and 26 at 9pm Cornelius Ayer Wood Gallery Featuring the work of AP Studio Art students: Shannon Wing ’17 Brenna Chitkara ’17 Elizabeth Mullaney ’17 Addy Seeman ’17 Maile Cowell ’17 Anna Buchholz ’17 Isobel Shaffer ’17 Jack Symonds ’17

“Into the Woods” Enchants Audiences in Final Production of Wood Theatre

On May 5th and 6th, the Middlesex theatre department presented this year’s spring musical, Into the Woods. The dazzling performance was led by an exceptional and experienced cast and crew, and was the perfect sendoff for the Wood Theatre, which hosted its final performance after decades of service to Middlesex Arts. Former faculty member Hugh Fortmiller, who helped design the theatre and…

Visiting Artists Work with Middlesex Students

In addition to their close work with a deeply talented and committed arts faculty, Middlesex students also have the opportunity to work with visiting professional artists throughout the year. This winter, our artists were thrilled to learn from not one but two extraordinary visiting artists. Gordon D. Chase, a New England based visual artist whose exhibition “The Insanity of Violence”…

In the Gallery: The Insanity of Violence

Cornelius Ayer Wood Gallery Middlesex School 1400 Lowell Road Concord, MA 01742   THE INSANITY OF VIOLENCE Sculptures and Drawings  by Gordon D. Chase   February 28 – March 9 March 27 – April 21   Opening Reception: Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 – 6:00-8:00 P.M.    Open Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm, Saturday 8am -1pm   IMAGE: “Violence Only Grows” Sculptural Assemblage 7’ x 4’ x 4’…

Children’s Play Enchants Viewers of All Ages

On Sunday, January 8th, Middlesex students presented Cinderella (Or the Story of Bigfoot) to a delighted audience of local children. Directed by Hadley Goodman ’17, the show was a playful twist on the classic fairy tale. The performance also raised to support Circle of Women, a non-profit that aims to make education more accessible to women around the world. Founded in 2006,…

Middlesex Theater Presents: Cinderella (Or the Story of Bigfoot)

Cinderella (Or the Story of Bigfoot) Sunday January 8th, 2:00PM   Tickets are $5 and all proceeds go to support Circle of Women.   This year marks the 10th year of our winter children’s play. Every January, Middlesex students perform a play for kids of all ages and donate the proceeds to charity.  This show is open to everyone, so please invite friends and friends…

Upcoming Arts Courses

With the first semester soon coming to a close, Middlesex students are eagerly anticipating the new slate of arts courses available at the end of January. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the courses our students are looking forward to: Middlesex Jazz Ensemble. Open to all instrumentalists with some degree of proficiency on their instruments; no audition necessary. The Jazz…