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Authors, musicians, historians and more fill events calendar

Authors, musicians, historians and more fill events calendar

| September 15, 2014

Martha Woodroof will be on campus Oct. 9 for a reading and book signing — one of a dozen upcoming events that include lectures, musical performances, arts shows, a 19th-century cooking demonstration, and the ever-popular annual Cardboard Boat Regatta brought to you by the students of ENG 110 — Designing Our World.

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Sweet Briar Galleries opens fall exhibitions

Sweet Briar Galleries opens fall exhibitions

| September 9, 2014

The Sweet Briar Art Galleries will open three exhibitions this month, kicking off with a reception for “Exploring the Visual Experience” from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Pannell Gallery. The show will remain on view through Dec. 12.

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Art history professor invited to Kress Summer Institute

Art history professor invited to Kress Summer Institute

| May 5, 2014

Sweet Briar associate professor of art history Tracy Hamilton is one of 16 fellows selected to participate in the first Kress Summer Institute on Digital Mapping & Art History, which takes place Aug. 3-15 at Middlebury College.

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Sweet Briar hosts Wikipedia ‘edit sprint’

Sweet Briar hosts Wikipedia ‘edit sprint’

| February 12, 2014

Sweet Briar is hosting an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in the top floor of the new wing of Cochran Library.

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Still safeguarding Sweet Briar’s treasures

Still safeguarding Sweet Briar’s treasures

| September 17, 2013

Anne Gary Pannell impressed Peter Daniel from their first meeting. They saw eye-to-eye on certain things — chiefly, how to manage Sweet Briar’s finances.

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Worth a thousand words

Worth a thousand words

| April 30, 2013

Last month, Spencer Beall ’14 and her mentor, Sweet Briar Professor Marie-Thérèse Killiam, published a 353-page Apple iBook, “Painting With Words: Writers’ Transpositions of Masterpieces into Art,” based on their collaborative research.

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Craig Pleasants shows ‘New Work’

Craig Pleasants shows ‘New Work’

| February 7, 2013

This spring, Virginia-based artist Craig Pleasants will display drawings and a site-specific sculpture installation in Babcock Gallery at Sweet Briar College. “New Work” opens with a reception and gallery talk by the artist at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14.

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Witcombe named College’s first Barton-Laing Professor

Witcombe named College’s first Barton-Laing Professor

| September 12, 2012

Chris Witcombe has been named Sweet Briar College’s first Barton-Laing Professor in Art History.

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Examining Palladio’s Influence on American Architecture

Examining Palladio’s Influence on American Architecture

| March 21, 2012

Architectural historian Calder Loth will present “Palladio’s Architectural Influence in America” at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 in the 1948 Theater at Sweet Briar College. Loth is senior architectural historian of the Virginia Department of Historic Resources and a curator of the exhibition, “Palladio and His Legacy, a Transatlantic Journey.” The 16th-century Italian architect Andrea [...]

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Specialist to Lecture on Islamic Art in Jerusalem

Specialist to Lecture on Islamic Art in Jerusalem

| November 15, 2011

Lawrence Nees, a professor in the art history department at the University of Delaware, will lecture on his paper, “The Eagle Capitals in the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem,” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 in Pannell Gallery at Sweet Briar College. The paper attempts to explain and contextualize the eagle capitals atop columns in [...]

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