Sweet Briar College is taking applications for The Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, known as BLUR, which will be held June 17 through July 8 on its Amherst County, Va., campus. Launched for the first time in June 2011, BLUR is a new kind of residential arts camp for high school students interested [...]
Sweet Briar College Bachelor of Fine Arts candidate Ellen Reid ’12 will present “Such is Life,” her senior thesis combining installation sculpture and dance at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 and Friday, Oct. 14 in the black box theater at Babcock Fine Arts Center. Click here to read more about Reid and her performance in [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
An opening reception and gallery talk by the artists of “Real Women Who Paint: Five Artists” will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31 in Benedict Gallery at Sweet Briar College. Works by area painters Janet Dance, Cheryl Hawkins, Kaye Lipscomb, Kelly Mattox and Nancy McDearmon will be on view through May 23. The [...]
Complex problems require inspired, imaginative solutions. They call for creativity. Sweet Briar College will help answer the need for creative thinkers this summer when it debuts BLUR: The Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, a program for high school students interested in theater, creative writing and visual art. The program will be held June [...]
Sweet Briar College studio art professors Joe Monk, Laura Pharis, Paige Critcher and John Morgan will open an exhibition of their recent works at a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11 in Pannell Gallery. The show will remain on view through April 3. The studio art department faculty organizes a campus exhibition [...]
Paintings by local artist Ivar Strand will be on display Sept. 25 through Feb. 8, 2009 in the Benedict Hall Gallery at Sweet Briar College. The exhibit will open at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25 with a reception and gallery talk by the artist.
Richmond-based photographer Regula Franz will exhibit a collection of her photographs from Sept. 18 through Dec. 5 in the Babcock Fine Arts Center Gallery at Sweet Briar College. There will be an opening reception and gallery talk at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Admission is free and the public is welcome.