February 9th, 6:00 PM
Visiting Artist Lecture: Who Are We? A discussion of his fifty years of work in photography and film.
One of the most original and influential documentary photographers of the post-war generation, Danny Lyon forged a new style of documentary photography, described in literary circles as "New Journalism," an unconventional, personal form of documentary in which the photographer immersed himself in his subject's world.
February 10th, 5-7 PM
Art Department Career Forum pdf >
The Art Department, in collaboration with the College Council, will present a Career Panel on February 10 (Wednesday), 5-7 pm, at the Fayerweather Lounge. The event is open to all, especially to those interested in a career in the arts. Our stellar panelists include:Dr. Bruce Boucher, Director of the Fralin Museum
Mr. James Godfrey, formerly of the Sotheby's, New York)
Ms. Maggie Guggenheimer, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Mr. George Sampson, Art Department, Arts Administration
Professor Elizabeth H. Turner, University Professor, Art Department
February 25th, 2:00 PM
Living with the Dead: Sacred Geographies of Memory and Belonging in Byzantine Athens
(New Cabell 332)
Saints' cults, pilgrimage sites and holy relics have dominated the discussion pertaining to the interaction between the dead and the living in medieval societies. But what happens with the dead lacking holy status? How were they being venerated and how did they interact with the living in Byzantine society?
March 3rd, 6:30 PM
Department of Art History, University of Minnesota
"Presence and the Paragone: Francisco de Zurbaran's cartelas"
March 16th, 4 PM
Art and Activism: A Conversation with Nato Thompson
Minor Hall 125
March 18th, 4 PM
Untethering: Exhibit sponsored by Tupelo Press and the Virginia Arts of the Book Center in coordination with the Virginia Festival of the Book.
Art on Ivy Gallery, 2125 Ivy Road
The exhibit runs March 18 - April 16, 10-6 M-F, 10-4 Sat.
3rd Year Studio Show
Featuring student artists from each concentration
Ruffin First Floor
March 29 6PM
The Whiteness of the Whale
Tuesday, March 29, 5:30 pm
Darlene L. Brooks Hedstrom
Professor of History; Department Chair; Director of Archaeology, Wittenberg University
"Archaeology of Monastic Communities in Late Antique Egypt"
Thursday, April 7, 5:30 pm
AIA Lecture - Colleen Manassa Darnell
Associate Professor of Egyptology, Yale University
"The Shape of Things Already Come: 3-D Imaging in a Late Roman Desert Settlement"
April 9th, 3:30 PM
The Fun of Art History
A Symposium Celebrating the Work of Paul Barolsky
April 14th & 15th
Jacob Lawrence Struggle Series Symposium
April 20th, 6:30 PM
Director of Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, University of Birmingham