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.
A month ago, Karol Lawson surveyed the trunk of her Volkswagon Jetta and judged its contents — carefully packed in clean white boxes wedged among quilted blankets — ready for a journey of more than 1,000 miles.
“Life Lessons: The Teaching Artist” will open Thursday, Feb. 13, at Sweet Briar College’s Benedict Gallery with a reception for artists May Carter, Jill Jensen and Rosalie Day White from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Admission is free and open to all. The exhibition will be on view until April 20.
Sweet Briar College senior Molly Harper literally stumbled into acting in high school. This month, Harper will present her final directing project, “Lies,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, in Babcock Studio Theatre at Sweet Briar College.
Sweet Briar College’s agrarian past is the focus of the upcoming exhibition “ ‘I have lately bought me a Plantation’: A Brief Survey of Farming and Land Use at Sweet Briar,” which opens at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in Whitley Gallery at Sweet Briar Museum.
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.
Historian and journalist Marc Leepson will present a talk on the history of Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 5 in Josey Dining Room. Leepson will focus on the role of the Levy family in the preservation of the third president’s home. In 1834, U.S. Navy Commodore Uriah P. Levy bought the [...]