Artist Talk: Hasan Elahi

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 5pm HCC Digital Auditorium The UMW Department of Art and Art History presents visiting artist Hasan Elahi. In 2002 Hasan Elahi, a Bangladeshi born American citizen, was mistakenly associated with terrorist activities, and was detained by the FBI at the Detroit airport. The FBI opened an investigation on him, and instead […]

Lecture by Dr. Leo Mazow: Defining American Modernisms

February 2, 2017 6-7pm Hurley Convergence Center, Digital Auditorium Dr. Leo G. Mazow, Louise B. and J. Harwood Cochrane Curator of American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will give a lecture entitled, “Defining American Modernisms.” The lecture is in association with  the exhibition American Perspectives on Modernism on view in the Ridderhof […]

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 […]