is a private alumni club operating out of The Princeton Club of New York. Conveniently located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, minutes from Grand Central Terminal, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue shopping, and the Theatre District. Membership is open to alumni, family, faculty and staff of 35 affiliate institutions, including all of the schools in the NESCAC conference.
The nine-story Clubhouse features 35 well-appointed overnight rooms including same-day laundry and room service. A “home away from home”, The Williams Club offers members and guests a broad range of benefits and privileges including a complete series of cultural, social, networking, and educational programs and a fully-equipped fitness center. The members’ lounge and business center offers a peaceful get-away from the office, and provides workstations complete with computers, printers, and copiers.
Members and their guests have access to free wi-fi throughout the Clubhouse, and can enjoy casual and fine dining in our two restaurants. In addition, catering and conference facilities are available for business meetings, seminars, social occasions, and special events. Outside of the Clubhouse, members have access to a network of 200+ reciprocal clubs, both domestic and international.
Upcoming Events at the Club
Infrastructure Redefined: Retail
Monday, June 10
6:30pm reception, 7:00 program
The 6th installment of our ongoing panel series will explore the disruptions occurring in the real estate of retail spaces. From the growing impact of e-commerce, to the sometimes primordial nature of our shopping experience, to the re-imagining of what a retail experience can be, we will examine the changes occurring in retail structures, and how these changes might impact how goods and services are bought and sold.
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Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story
Tuesday, July 9, 6:30pm reception, 7:00 program
Before going to see the compelling Guggenheim exhibition (June 21-Nov 6) of work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, join us for an evening of extraordinary insight into the show by its guest curator, Chaédria LaBouvier, Williams ’07, as well as William College Museum of Art’s Curator of Contemporary Art, Lisa Dorin.
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Williams at the Movies
Fridays, June 14, 21, 28, July 12, 19, 26
6:00 pm, free to attend
This summer film series celebrates notable contributions by Williams College alumni to the feature film industry. We hope to have some surprise guests along the way, and urge you to consider making an entire evening of it by enjoying a special prix fixe dinner available @ $35.00 pp++ (choose two courses) before and after the movie in the Bar & Grill.
During the movie, enjoy complimentary popcorn. A concession stand will also be available for sales of beer, wine and soda, mixed nuts, cheese plates, crudités, sliders and warm pretzels starting at 5:30.
- 6/14: “On the Waterfront”, directed by Elia Kazan ’30
- 6/21: “The Manchurian Candidate”, directed by John Frankenheimer ’51
- 6/28: “The Graduate”, based on the novel by Charles Webb ’61
- 7/12: “Eight Men Out”, written & directed by John Sayles ’72
- 7/19: “My New Gun”, written & directed by Stacy Cochran ’81
- 7/26: “Elvis & Nixon”, directed by Liza Johnson ’92
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