Exhibitions and Programs
Please note, the Museum will open for visitors Tuesday, September 2.
“Perhaps hereafter it will delight you to remember this”:
A Brief Introduction to the History of Sweet Briar College
Alumnae Gallery (“Pink Gallery”)
Opened May 2012; on view indefinitely
Click here for a PDF copy of the exhibition checklist.
Tusculum: The History of a House
On view through early March 2013. Please note, a smaller selection of Tusculum artifacs will be on view in the Alumnae Gallery (“Pink Gallery”) March through December 2013.
Photo: Tusculum, Amherst County
“I have lately bought me a Plantation”: A Brief Survey of Farming and Land Use at Sweet Briar
On view March 2013-August 2014. Click here for a PDF copy of the exhibition checklist.
Photo: Milk bottle from Mt. St. Angelo Dairy, Amherst
“Simply Justice and Fair Play”: Sweet Briar’s Engagement with Civil Rights in the 1960s
Scheduled to be on view Oct. 28, 2014-June 5, 2015
Ghost Stories of Sweet Briar
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
5-7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Program begins at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments served after the program.
Sweet Briar students read fictional short stories and poems about Daisy Williams written by the College's earliest students and published in the Sweet Briar Magazine over a century ago. Artifacts associated with Daisy and her life at Sweet Briar are highlighted.
Photo: Daisy Williams’ orginal grave marker, now situated at the Sweet Briar Museum