Bus Trip 2016: Richmond

Destination: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia Saturday, November 5, 2016 Sign up and travel fee due by Nov. 1 Non-Members: $50 Members: $40 Students: $20 Please join the UMW Galleries for our annual bus trip! This year, we will be going to two important art […]

Drawing Session: The Horse

Ridderhof Martin Gallery (lawn) September 16, 2016 9:30am Love drawing but could never find the right horse? Now is your chance- come to the UMW Galleries for a rare drawing session with a live horse model and drawing instructor. This opportunity is free and open to the public but please bring your own drawing materials.

Artist’s Talk by Jon McMillan

September 15, 4-5pm duPont Gallery This artist’s talk is by Jon McMillan, Assistant Professor of Ceramics to accompany his solo exhibition, Confluence in the duPont Gallery. About the Artist Jon McMillan is an artist and educator residing in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he is an Assistant Professor of Ceramics at the University of Mary Washington. He […]

Lecture by Dr. Mitchell Merling

Tuesday, September 27, 7pm Trinkle Hall, Room 204 This lecture will accompany the exhibition The French Horse from Romanticism to Surrealism: Works from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on view in the Ridderhof Martin Gallery. Mitchell Merling  is the Paul Mellon Curator and Head of the Department of European Art at  the Virginia Museum of Fine […]

Artist Lecture: Beauvais Lyons

Wednesday, October 26, 5pm Melchers Hall, Room 107 Artist Statement: My studio work over the past thirty years has explored various forms of academic parody. Initially I worked in the genre of archaeological fiction, which I defined as the fabrication and documentation of an imaginary culture. In this context I fabricated artifacts that embodied the […]

ART21 Season 8 Screenings

The UMW Galleries are proud to host screenings of the new season of acclaimed series ART21. Season 8 features sixteen artists from four cities—Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Vancouver—revealing how they engage the culture around them and how art allows viewers to see the world in new ways. Included in the new season are: […]

Past, Present, and Future Histories:

UMW Galleries’ Art Auction & Gala Preview Reception: Thursday, May 26 5-7pm Auction Gala: Thursday, June 2, 7-10pm Ridderhof Martin Gallery Tickets: $50 each Ticket purchases available NOW at http://bidpal.net/umwgalleries Join us for a night to celebrate the art of collecting! Artworks donated by local artists (including UMW faculty) will be featured in an auction […]

Papermaking Workshop + Artist’s Talk

Papermaking Workshop duPont Gallery December 7, 12- 3 pm Artist’s Talk December 7, 4pm Melchers Hall, Room 107 The exhibition brings together several series of artwork by Andrew Kozlowski that consider objects and their collective impact on our histories, both personal and public.  The exhibition will feature “Trophy Room” a new site specific piece created […]