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.
Sweet Briar College will host an opening reception for its 2013 senior art majors’ thesis show at 5 p.m. Friday, April 19, in Pannell Gallery. “The Art of Uncertainty” highlights culminating work by Vianey Chavez, Virginia Graves, Danielle Hall, Madeline Hodges, Kaitlyn Holloway, Sally Toms and Jennifer Will.
It’s the people — classmates and lifelong friends, professors and staff — who keep Katherine Powell Heller ’78 connected to Sweet Briar. But lately the mother of two grown daughters says her thoughts are drawn to her college days for reasons she never expected.
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.
Sweet Briar College is taking applications for the third annual Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, known as BLUR, which will be held June 16 through July 7 on its campus. For the first time, the camp will offer music and technical theater, in addition to theater, creative writing and visual arts.
A life-size mural of Indiana Fletcher Williams and daughter, Daisy, adorns the corner of Main and Second streets in downtown Amherst. The painting, which covers one of eight windows on the historic Goodwin Building, was unveiled yesterday along with seven other panels created by National Art Honor Society high school students as part of the ArtWindows project.