Buddhist Art from the Past and Present: BG Muhn & The Leidecker Collection

Opening Reception: March 14th, 5-7pm, Ridderhof Martin Gallery BG Muhn Artist Talk March 15th, 12pm, Melchers Hall rm 107 BG Muhn, professor of painting at Georgetown University in Washington D.C, is a contemporary artist whose work also explores Buddhist philosophies. Highlighted in this exhibition are four pieces that illustrate these ideas through innovative transformations of […]

Wandering Gallery project, Workspace, opened

Artist Talk: Jeffrey Abt

Friday September 7th, noon Ridderhof Martin Gallery Jeffrey Abt will present an artist’s talk on his work “Museums as Viewing Machines”, on view in the Ridderhof Martin Gallery from September 6 – October 14. Abt’s work reflects his interest in museums, the mechanics of presenting work in a museum, and the visual culture of museums. […]

Lost Stories, Found Images: Rediscovering the Hidden Wartime Portraits of Dutch Photographer Annemie Wolff

Speakers Jacqueline Shelton, Exhibition Director for Lost Stories, Found Images: Portraits of Jews in Wartime Amsterdam by Annemie Wolff, and Marion Deshmukh, Robert T. Hawkes Professor of History, emerita in the Department of History and Art History, George Mason University May 24, 4pm, HCC Digital Auditorium Last Portraits Documentary Screening: May 24, 5pm, HCC Digital Auditorium Exhibition […]

Artist Talk: Carolyn Henne

HCC Digital Auditorium Monday, March 19th 4 pm Artist’s talk by 2018 Annual Student Art Exhibition juror Carolyn Henne, Associate Dean, Florida State University’s College of Visual Arts

Gallery Talk: Abernathy Bland and Anna Prezioso

duPont Gallery Friday, February 23rd 12 PM UMW Studio Art Alumni and Origin artists Anna Prezioso and Abernathy Bland will give a gallery talk on their work and lives as practicing artists. This event is free and open to the public. About Anna: Anna Presioso is best known for her multimedia discipline, creating works that […]

Mid Atlantic New Painting Juror’s Talk: Kimberli Gant

Ridderhof Martin Gallery Friday, January 26 12 PM About Kimberli Gant: Kimberli Gant is the McKinnon Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Chrysler Museum of Art. Gant served as the Mellon Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Arts of Global Africa at the Newark Museum in New Jersey, as well as the Curator […]

Artist Talk: Hasan Elahi

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 5pm HCC Digital Auditorium The UMW Department of Art and Art History presents visiting artist Hasan Elahi. In 2002 Hasan Elahi, a Bangladeshi born American citizen, was mistakenly associated with terrorist activities, and was detained by the FBI at the Detroit airport. The FBI opened an investigation on him, and instead […]

Lecture by Dr. Leo Mazow: Defining American Modernisms

February 2, 2017 6-7pm Hurley Convergence Center, Digital Auditorium Dr. Leo G. Mazow, Louise B. and J. Harwood Cochrane Curator of American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will give a lecture entitled, “Defining American Modernisms.” The lecture is in association with  the exhibition American Perspectives on Modernism on view in the Ridderhof […]