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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]