Hours and Services


Academic Year Hours Location
Vaulted Gallery Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Mary Helen Cochran Library
Benedict Gallery Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Benedict Hall
Pannell Gallery Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 1-6 p.m.  Anne Gary Pannell Center

In addition to these hours, the galleries may be open during some evenings and weekends for special events and College programs as announced.

Please be aware that the galleries are closed to visitors for all College exam periods and vacations.

Campus Service

College classes are always welcome to make use of current exhibitions and to use gallery spaces as venues for educational programs. Professors and students may also arrange to study objects in storage. Guided tours of current exhibitions or gallery visits outside of regular public hours can be arranged for academic programs and the College’s administrative offices.

Community Outreach

The Sweet Briar Art Collection and Galleries staff and student volunteers offer a variety of educational programs for area children. Summer camps, local schools, Scout troops and other youth groups or clubs are welcome to schedule free tours. Tours are led by staff or by Sweet Briar students involved in the volunteer docent program.