Lecture by Dr. Mitchell Merling

Tuesday, September 27, 7pm Trinkle Hall, Room 204 This lecture will accompany the exhibition The French Horse from Romanticism to Surrealism: Works from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on view in the Ridderhof Martin Gallery. Mitchell Merling  is the Paul Mellon Curator and Head of the Department of European Art at  the Virginia Museum of Fine […]

Artist Lecture: Beauvais Lyons

Wednesday, October 26, 5pm Melchers Hall, Room 107 Artist Statement: My studio work over the past thirty years has explored various forms of academic parody. Initially I worked in the genre of archaeological fiction, which I defined as the fabrication and documentation of an imaginary culture. In this context I fabricated artifacts that embodied the […]

ART21 Season 8 Screenings

The UMW Galleries are proud to host screenings of the new season of acclaimed series ART21. Season 8 features sixteen artists from four cities—Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Vancouver—revealing how they engage the culture around them and how art allows viewers to see the world in new ways. Included in the new season are: […]

Past, Present, and Future Histories:

UMW Galleries’ Art Auction & Gala Preview Reception: Thursday, May 26 5-7pm Auction Gala: Thursday, June 2, 7-10pm Ridderhof Martin Gallery Tickets: $50 each Ticket purchases available NOW at http://bidpal.net/umwgalleries Join us for a night to celebrate the art of collecting! Artworks donated by local artists (including UMW faculty) will be featured in an auction […]

Papermaking Workshop + Artist’s Talk

Papermaking Workshop duPont Gallery December 7, 12- 3 pm Artist’s Talk December 7, 4pm Melchers Hall, Room 107 The exhibition brings together several series of artwork by Andrew Kozlowski that consider objects and their collective impact on our histories, both personal and public.  The exhibition will feature “Trophy Room” a new site specific piece created […]

Film and Video: Single Screening Night

Ridderhof Martin Gallery Wednesday, April 20th 7-8:30pm The media works screened accompany the exhibition, Video: Shedding the Utopian Moment, held in the Ridderhof Martin Gallery. The works that will be screened are Damnation of Faust Trilogy (video, 1983-1987) by Dara Birnbaum and Mayhem (film, 1987) by Abigail Child.

MANP 2016 Juror’s talk: Lauren Ross

Ridderhof Martin Gallery Thursday, January 14, 4-5pm Mid Atlantic New Painting 2016 is juried by Lauren Ross. Ross is curator of the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has served as the Nancy E. Meinig Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma and she was […]

Art History Forum

Friday, April 24, 2015 1-3PM Ridderhof Martin Gallery The UMW Galleries will participate in the campus-wide event, Research and Creativity Day, by hosting presentations and panel discussions by Art History students. The event will have an intermission with light refreshments. It is free and open to the public.