Exhibitions and Programs

EXHIBITIONS 2015-2016

     

PANNELL GALLERY 


     Made Possible by The Friends of Art: Building a College Collection
     opens September 14; on view through December 11

    
Please note that no opening reception is planned for this exhibition.

 

 

 

 

 

     image: William Glackens (1870-1938), Daisies and Anemones, ca. 1930, oil
     on canvas, 24 1/2 x 20 in. First purchase made possible by The Friends of Art
     of Sweet Briar College, 1937.

 

 

     Art for the People: Propaganda and Public Service
     opens January 21; on view through April 29
    
    
Opening reception Thursday, January 21, 5-6 p.m.
     All are welcome, no reservations required.

 

 

     image: Konstantin Eliozev, Chto Dal Oktiabr’ Derevne
     (What Did The October Revolution Give the Village?)
, 1927
     color lithograph on paper, 20 7/8 x 27 5/8 inches. Transfer
     from Cochran Library.


BABCOCK GALLERY

     Class of 2016 Studio Art Majors' Exhibition
     opens April 1; on view through May 14

     Opening reception Friday, April 1, 5-7 p.m.
     All are welcome, no reservations required.

 

 

 

    
     image: Class of 2015 studio art majors Hollie Halford (l) and Chloe Bandas (r).

 

BENEDICT GALLERY

    We Are Sweet Briar: A Community Rises
    opens August 27; on view through October 18

    
Please note that no opening reception is planned for this exhibition.





   image: photograph by Nancy McDearmon, July 2015




     In the Shadow of Bear Mountain: E. Hunt Barrett's
     Views of Sweet Briar

     opens October 22; on view through December 13

     Please note that no opening reception is planned for this exhibition.

 
     image: Elizabeth Hunt Barrett, Dusk over Sweet Briar from Mt. St.
     Angelo, 1931, oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches. Collection of the Sweet
     Briar College Art Collection and Galleries; Gift of an anonymous
     donor, 1966.


Sweet Briar Celebrates Amherst I
opens January 28; on view through March 13

Sweet Briar Celebrates Amherst II
opens March 17; on view through April 24


 

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 [email protected].

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.