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Exhibitions and Programs

EXHIBITIONS and PROGRAMS FALL 2014

PLEASE NOTE: Pannell Gallery will open for visitors 10 a.m. Friday, September 12 with the new fall exhibition.

Anne Gary Pannell Center Gallery

Exploring the Visual Experience
Sept. 12-Dec. 12, 2014
Reception, Friday, Sept. 12, 5-6 p.m. Open to all.
Conversation in the Gallery, Tuesday, Oct. 7, noon-1 p.m. Open to all. Attendees are welcome to bring lunch.

Babcock Fine Arts Center Gallery


     Susan Crowder: Future Nature

     Sept. 18-Nov.19, 2014
     Reception and artist's gallery talk, Thursday, Sept. 18, 5-6 p.m. Open to all.
     For information about the artist click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

     image: Susan Crowder, Tropical Nature Study Number 17, 2005, pencil and
     oil pastel. Courtesy of the artist.

 

Benedict Hall Gallery

“A Beautiful Building, Spacious and Well Designed”: Selected Architectural Plans for Cochran Library
Sept. 25-Dec. 12, 2014


EXHIBITIONS and PROGRAMS WINTER/SPRING 2015


Anne Gary Pannell Center Gallery

The Art of Teaching: Laura Pharis, John Morgan, Paige Critcher, Chatham Monk, and Justin Rice
Jan. 22-March 4, 2015
Reception Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, 5-6 p.m. Open to all.
Artists’ gallery talks, Wednesday, Feb. 11, and Wednesday, Feb. 18, noon-1 p.m. Open to all. Attendees are welcome to bring lunch.

     The Art of Collecting: 20th Century Highlights
     March 20-May 31, 2015
     S.W.A.N. (Support Women Artists Now) program of readings and
     performances, Friday, March 20, 7-9 p.m.
     Open to all.
     Slow Art Day lunch and casual roundtable discussions, Saturday,
     April 11, 12-5 p.m.

     image: Abraham Rattner, Study for Landscape, 1953, watercolor and
     pencil. Gift of Suzanne Reitz Weinstein '60 in memory of Eleanor
     Dodge Barton, Professor of Art History 1953-1971, 2004. Sweet Briar
     College Art Collection and Galleries.

 

Babcock Fine Arts Center Gallery

     Richard Crozier: Landscapes in Transition
     Jan. 29-March 25, 2015
     Reception and artist’s gallery talk, Thursday, Jan. 29, 5-6 p.m.
     Open to all.

 

 

 

 

     image: Richard Crozier, Studio Selection, 2014, all works oil on board.
     Courtesy of the artist.

 

The Class of 2015 Studio Art Majors’ Exhibition
April 2-May 16, 2015
Reception, Thursday, April 2, 5-7 p.m. Open to all.

Benedict Hall Gallery

     Recognizing Excellence: Selected Recipients of the L. D. Pannell
     Studio Art Prize

     Feb. 5-March 4, 2015

 

     image: Leslie Andrade, Her Ears Scratch Don't, 2013, oil on panel.
     Courtesy of the artist.

 

Recognizing Achievement: Selected Works by Current Studio Art Minors
March 26-April 29, 2015

 

HOURS
Academic Year

Pannell Gallery: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m.;
Babcock and Benedict Galleries: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Please note, the galleries are closed to visitors for all College exam periods and vacations, including winter break (late December-late January), spring break (mid-March) and summer vacation (mid-May to late August).

The galleries are open evenings and weekends for special events and College programs as announced.

Free admission. Community and class tours and College program use of the gallery spaces available on request.
For tours and event scheduling please call (434) 381-6248 or email klawson@sbc.edu.

LOCATION
The entrance to Sweet Briar College is approximately 13 miles north of Lynchburg, Va., on U.S. Route 29 (business) and 3 miles south of the Route 29 intersection with U.S. Route 60 at Amherst, Va.

Pannell Gallery is located on the main floor of the Anne Gary Pannell Center (the former Refectory), on the Upper Quad near the chapel.

Babcock Gallery is located off the lobby in the Babcock Fine Arts Center, next to the Williams Gymnasium and across the street from the Guion Science Building.

Benedict Gallery is located in the lobby of Benedict Hall, next to Cochran Library.