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A perfect blend of wellness, faith, vineyards and horses

September 24, 2021
Howell Lykes Colton Stables

Stormy skies that quickly clear are a familiar phenomenon in our part of the country. Sudden shifts like these also are familiar to our Sweet Briar family, on a personal level. We weather storms with remarkable energy and come out on the other side with a clear purpose. Much like our equestrians smoothly cantering a […]

Visiting artist Hope Rovelto exhibits her work in the Pannell Gallery

September 23, 2021

Sweet Briar College is excited to announce the opening of artist Hope Rovelto’s exhibition in the Pannell Gallery. Her work will be on display from Sept. 30 through Dec. 14. “The T-Shirt Collection: Hope Rovelto,” showcases her unique screen-printed T-shirts. Hope is an artist, educator and activist based in Portland, Maine. She earned her MFA […]

A conversation with Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee

September 22, 2021
Nobel Peace laureate Leymah Gbowee

Sweet Briar College is honored to host a virtual conversation with Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee on September 29 from 7:30-9 p.m. Ms. Gbowee received the Nobel Peace Prize for her leadership of the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace, which brought together Christian and Muslim women in a nonviolent movement that played a […]

Founders’ Day 2021: A legacy of remarkable individuals

September 22, 2021
Laying daisies on the Williams' graves

The events of Founders’ Day weekend were filled with joy, laughter, reflection, gratitude and a dash of humor. It was perfect September weather — not too hot with a mix of cloudy and clear skies. While this is a time of remembrance and honoring our founding families, there was a palpable feeling of happiness and […]

Amherst Art Society exhibition in Benedict Gallery

September 21, 2021

Members of the Amherst Virginia Art Society have their work on display in Benedict Gallery at Sweet Briar College. The exhibition will be up through Dec. 17. “Because we have not been able to meet as a full group in our studio, this exhibit means a lot to us,” says co-chair Lois Coward. “It represents […]

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