Sweet Briar College will open its fall arts season on Thursday, Aug. 30 in Benedict Gallery. The first of a series of three exhibitions, “Sweet Briar Creates I” celebrates artwork by professors, students and friends during the early days of the College.
“Modern Reflections on African Society,” an installation of African Art, will open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in Babcock Gallery at Sweet Briar College. The exhibition is presented by Professor Cathy Gutierrez’s “Religions of Africa” class and will be on view until May 4. Junior McKinsey Skeens is one of the [...]
An opening reception for “Two Ways: Sweet Briar College Studio Art Majors’ Exhibition,” featuring Krista Maldonado and Ellen Reid, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the College’s Anne Gary Pannell Center Gallery. Hosted each year by Sweet Briar’s gallery staff, the studio art majors’ senior thesis exhibition is the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]