Singular Visions:
Folk Art from Charlottesville Collections
October 5 - December 2, 2001
Main and Octagonal Galleries

Panel Discussion
Thursday, November 8, 5:30
Cambell Hall 153
Reception follows in the Museum

Suzanne Foley, exhibition curator and curator of collections and exhibitions, University of Virginia Art Museum

Richard Guy Wilson, chair of Department of Architectural History, UVa School of Architecture. Wilson's research focuses on 18th-20th century architecture, design and art in America and abroad.

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. 

This panel and folk art exhibition are sponsored by the University of Virginia Art Museum's Volunteer Board.

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Benefit Preview for Patrons, Benefactors,
and Director's Circle Members
Wednesday, October 3

First Friday
Exhibition Reception
Friday, October 5, 5:30 - 7:30

Family Workshop
Sunday, October 7, 2:00

Visit to Collectors' Homes
Sunday, Oct. 14, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Meet at Culbreth Theatre Parking lot. 
Reception at the museum and tour of folk art exhibition follows bus tour.

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.