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‘Everyday History’ on display at Sweet Briar

‘Everyday History’ on display at Sweet Briar

| March 22, 2012

Sweet Briar College will open its exhibition “Everyday History: Historical Artifacts from the Sweet Briar Collection” with a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in Benedict Gallery.

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Tusculum Exhibition Opens

Tusculum Exhibition Opens

| March 9, 2012

This week, Sweet Briar Museum’s Whitley Gallery opened its Tusculum Exhibition, a long-term installation and the result of an arts management practicum undertaken last fall by Sweet Briar student Ann Roach ’13. The exhibit features information about Tusculum, the family home of Indiana Fletcher Williams’ mother, Maria Antoinette Crawford Fletcher, and artifacts excavated there by [...]

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Exhibit Features Cartoons by Pat Oliphant

Exhibit Features Cartoons by Pat Oliphant

| February 2, 2012

Just in time for this year’s election, Sweet Briar is inviting art lovers to take a closer look at the face of America’s “body politic.” Featuring caricatures of past presidents, vice presidents and presidential hopefuls by renowned artist Pat Oliphant, the exhibition sheds a humorous light on America’s political sphere. “The Body Politic: Caricatures by [...]

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‘Points’ Opens in Babcock Gallery

‘Points’ Opens in Babcock Gallery

| January 26, 2012

“Points on a Line,” an exhibition of drawings and prints by Leigh Ann Beavers, will be on display Feb. 2 through April 29 in Sweet Briar College’s Babcock Gallery. Each of the 40 works in the show depict vines, thorns and other details of the common blackberry, rubus allegheniensis. In her artist statement Beavers notes [...]

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Exhibition Stars ‘This Green Earth’

Exhibition Stars ‘This Green Earth’

| January 13, 2012

“This Green Earth: Landscapes from the Permanent Collection,” will open with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 in Sweet Briar College’s Pannell Art Gallery. The exhibition’s title is taken from “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey,” a poem by William Wordsworth: “ … Therefore am I still/A lover of [...]

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Artist’s Works Built for the Camera

Artist’s Works Built for the Camera

| September 15, 2011

Hollins University art professor Robert Sulkin will give a gallery talk during an opening reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 in Babcock Gallery at Sweet Briar College. Sulkin’s exhibition, “The Constructed Image,” will be on display through Dec. 4. In his artist’s statement, Sulkin explains that he selected the photographs for the [...]

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‘Gods and Monsters’ Reveals Two Sides

‘Gods and Monsters’ Reveals Two Sides

| September 10, 2011

“Gods and Monsters: Images of Faith and Horror” opens Friday, Sept. 16 in Sweet Briar College’s Pannell Gallery. The art exhibition featuring works from the permanent collection will be on view through Dec. 9. There also will be “An Evening of Monstrous Performance,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 in the gallery. Sweet Briar students [...]

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Local Artists’ Pride in Place on Display

Local Artists’ Pride in Place on Display

| August 17, 2011

Local artists behind the works in “Red Clay and Blue Mountains: Celebrating Amherst County” will be on hand for a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 in Benedict Gallery. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibition, which will be on view through Nov. 20, is a nod to [...]

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Seniors Exhibit Work in ‘Wanderlust’

Seniors Exhibit Work in ‘Wanderlust’

| April 11, 2011

Sweet Briar College will host its annual senior studio art exhibition opening on Friday, April 15. The reception and gallery showing will be held from 5 to7 p.m. in the Anne Gary Pannell Center Gallery. The show will run through May 14 and admission is free and open to the public. Titled “Wanderlust: Not All [...]

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College’s Cultural Arts Day Marks 25 Years

| April 4, 2011

Sweet Briar College will host its 25th Cultural Arts Day for Amherst County Public School fifth-graders on Friday, April 8. This year 333 kids are expected on campus, where Sweet Briar staff, faculty and students have volunteered to lead programs in the performing and visual arts, science and history. In recent years, the first stop [...]

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