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Amherst ArtWindow shows Sweet Briar founders

Amherst ArtWindow shows Sweet Briar founders

| September 21, 2012

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.

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Nine Honors Summer Research Fellows Named

| May 7, 2012

The Sweet Briar Honors Program has announced the 2012 Honors Summer Research fellows.

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Studio Art Majors Display Sculpture and Mixed Media

Studio Art Majors Display Sculpture and Mixed Media

| April 6, 2012

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 [...]

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Arts Camp for Tech-savvy Teens Taking Applications

Arts Camp for Tech-savvy Teens Taking Applications

| December 13, 2011

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 [...]

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Performance Combines Sculpture, Dance

| October 13, 2011

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 [...]

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Seniors Exhibit Work in ‘Wanderlust’

Seniors Exhibit Work in ‘Wanderlust’

| April 11, 2011

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 [...]

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College’s Cultural Arts Day Marks 25 Years

| April 4, 2011

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 [...]

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‘Real Women’ Show Paintings in Benedict

‘Real Women’ Show Paintings in Benedict

| March 28, 2011

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 [...]

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Sweet Briar Launches Innovative Arts Camp

| March 7, 2011

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 [...]

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Sweet Briar Faculty Art Show Opens

Sweet Briar Faculty Art Show Opens

| February 4, 2011

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 [...]

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