Events

February 9th, 6:00 PM
Danny Lyon

Visiting Artist Lecture: Who Are We? A discussion of his fifty years of work in photography and film.
(Campbell 153)

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 >
Fayerweather Lounge

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
Fotini Kondyli

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
Steven Ostrow
Department of Art History, University of Minnesota

"Presence and the Paragone: Francisco de Zurbaran's cartelas"
Campbell 160

March 16th, 4 PM
Nato Thompson

Art and Activism: A Conversation with Nato Thompson
Minor Hall 125

March 18th, 4 PM
Opening Reception
Elizabeth Schoyer

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.

March 21st
3rd Year Studio Show

Featuring student artists from each concentration
Ruffin First Floor

March 29 6PM
Paul Graham

The Whiteness of the Whale
Campbell 153

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"
Campbell 160

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"
Campbell 160

April 9th, 3:30 PM

The Fun of Art History
A Symposium Celebrating the Work of Paul Barolsky
Campbell 153

April 14th & 15th

Jacob Lawrence Struggle Series Symposium
Fralin Museum
Harrison/Small Auditorium

April 20th, 6:30 PM
Leslie Brubraker
Director of Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, University of Birmingham

Title TBA
Campbell 160