Suzanne Foley, exhibition curator and curator of collections and exhibitions, University of Virginia Art Museum
Rebecca A. Hoffberger, founder and director of the American Visionary Art Museum. This Baltimore museum is America's official national museum for "outsider" art. In 1966 Hoffberger received an honorary doctorate from the Maryland Institute College of Art and was honored for her work on behalf of establishing medical field hospitals in Nigeria.
Wallace Best, assistant professor, UVa Department of Religious Studies. Best teaches African-American and American religious history. For his panel presentation he will focus on African-American religious history and regional expressions.
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Benefit Preview for Patrons, Benefactors,
and Director's Circle Members
Wednesday, October 3
Visit to Collectors' Homes
The Museum will offer a bus tour to the homes of three significant contemporary folk art collectors on Sunday, Oct. 14, in conjunction with the "Singular Visions: Folk Art from Charlottesville Collections" special exhibition, on view at the museum Oct. 5 through Dec. 2. The collectors, who have contributed works for the museum's exhibit, will lead personal tours of their homes. Minibuses will leave from the Culbreth Theatre parking lot at 1:30 p.m. and are expected to return by 5:30 p.m. A cocktail reception and private tour of the exhibit at the museum will follow the bus tour.
The cost is $80 per person, $140 per couple. Advance reservations
are required, as places are limited. For reservations or more information,
contact Mike Alexander at (434) 243-8874.