The University of Virginia Art Museum exhibits art from around the world dating from ancient times to the present. In addition to its permanent collection, the Museum offers changing exhibitions, accompanied by related programs and publications.
Lectures and events, Fall 2008 - Spring 2009
Ellen Bayard Weedon Lectures in the Arts of Asia
With the generous support of the Ellen Bayard Weedon Foundation, the Museum presents four
lectures on South and East Asian art each year.
Please join us for this year's series, all of which are held at 5:30 pm, locations TBA.
Thursday, October 23 Java's Great Buddhist Monument, Borobudur: Indian, Chinese, and Javanese Perspectives
by Hiram Woodward, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Quincy Scott Curator of Asian Art Emeritus, Walters Art Museum
April 17 Urban Visions: Perspectives on American Impressionism and Urban Realism
by Carmentia Higginbotham, Assistant Professor, American Art, McIntire Department of Art
In conjunction with the special exhibition American Impressionism and Urban Realism
Gladys S. Blizzard Lecture
This annual lecture, named in honor of a beloved Museum educator and author of the “Come Look With Me” series of children's books about art, brings a prominent member of the art world to Charlottesville.
Towards a Theory of Creative Collaboration Friday & Saturday, April 17-18
Auditorium of the Mary and David Harrison Institute for
American History, Literature, and Culture
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Participants will investigate both the limits and possibilities of multi-authorship. Collaboration has served as a catch-all term to describe a variety of artistic partnerships that join poets, composers, patrons, bookmakers, editors, and performers in medieval and sixteenth-century culture. The 2009 Müller Colloquium will feature music by Zephyrus and the premiere of pre-modern pieces in the Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library. For more information >
Sponsored by the Department of French with the generous support of the René Müller Endowment; the University of Virginia Library; The Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, and Culture/Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library; the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences; the Program in Medieval Studies; the University of Virginia Art Museum; the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts; and the Departments of English, Art and History.
Gallery Hours Tuesday - Sunday
12 - 5 pm
Location Thomas H. Bayly Building
155 Rugby Road
P.O. Box 400119
434.924.3592 TEL 434.924.6321 FAX 434.243.2050 GROUP TOURS