In 1934, the college established a summer school and invited Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, and Hanya Holm to teach, create, and perform. America's first home for dance was thereby established and this tradition continues today. Historic photographs will be drawn from Bennington's archives featuring seminal figures in the development of American modern and post-modern dance.
The following "Talking Dance" lectures are scheduled during the exhibition:
Exhibition sponsor Amy E. Tarrant
This exhibition is funded in part through support from the
Vermont Arts Council, Vermont Humanities Council, and Vermont Community Foundation.