Joseph McGill, creator of the Slave Dwelling Project, will make an overnight stop at Sweet Briar College on Sunday, Oct. 7 and Monday, Oct 8. He will present a public lecture on the project at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Sweet Briar Museum and again at 12:15 p.m. Monday in the Johnson Dining Room at Prothro.
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.
Chris Witcombe has been named Sweet Briar College’s first Barton-Laing Professor in Art History.
The Potomack Company, an Alexandria, Va., auction gallery owned and run by Sweet Briar graduates, will donate to the College a portion of its commission on the sale of items belonging to Professor Emeritus Paul D. Cronin and his late wife.
Not long ago, Elizabeth Glassman ’71 opened a letter informing her that she has been named an officer in France’s Order of Arts and Letters. The distinction, signified by a medal corresponding to the rank awarded, recognizes “eminent artists and writers, and people who have contributed significantly to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world.”