Exhibitions and Programs

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

  “Perhaps hereafter it will delight you to remember this”:
  A Brief Introduction to the History of Sweet Briar College

  Alumnae Gallery (Pink Gallery) at the Sweet Briar Museum
  Opened May 2012; on view indefinitely

  Click here for PDF of the exhibiion checklist.

 

 

 


    Landmark, Symbol, and Tradition: An Installation for the Sweet Briar Community
    Whitley Gallery at the Sweet Briar Museum
    Opened May 2015; on view indefinitely.

    Click here for a PDF copy of the exhibition checklist.



  


     Photo: Visitors to the exhibition during Reunion 2015.

 


    We Are Sweet Briar: A Community Rises
    Benedict Gallery in Benedict Hall lobby
    opens August 27; on view through October 18

    The spring and early summer of 2015 saw extraordinary events unfold
     at Sweet Briar College. This installation will feature mementos from
     that period of upheaval, chiefly protest banners made by students
     and alumnae and a selection of photographs by Meridith de Avila
     Khan that document the all-too-human aspects of the crisis.

     Click here for a copy of the exhibition inroduction and checklist.

 

     Image: Selection of correspondence returned to the President's Office during
     the spring of 2015.




PAST EXHIBITIONS

Tusculum: The History of a House (2012-2013)
Click here for a PDF copy of the extended exhibition checklist. 

I have lately bought me a Plantation: A Brief Survey of Farming and Land Use at Sweet Briar (2013-2014)
Click here for a PDF copy of the exhibition checklist.

 

PROGRAMS 2015-2016

Daisy Williams' original grave markerGhost Stories of Sweet Briar
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015
Friday, Oct. 30, 2015
5-7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Program begins at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments served after the program. Readings of 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. Free. No reservations required. Children welcome; under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Click here for a PDF copy of the 2012 program.
Click here for a PDF copy of the 2013 program.
Click here for a PDF copy of the 2014 program.