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The University contributes to the cultural milieu with a wide range of events sponsored by academic departments and student groups. Among these are the Tuesday Evening Concert Series; the University Union Speakers Series; talks by government officials and public figures sponsored by the Student Legal Forum; performances by several student singing groups; and a Collegium Musicum baroque group sponsored by the music department.
The University's Bayly Art Museum houses broad-ranging art collections, which include outstanding examples of twentieth-century American art and European art from Jefferson's era. The Bayly's growing permanent collections are supplemented by frequent visiting shows; the Fayerweather Gallery, which displays student and faculty art and other exhibits; and several private galleries in the city of Charlottesville.
Dramatic productions are presented year round by professional and local groups, including the highly acclaimed Heritage Repertory Theatre and the Virginia Players, in the University's well-equipped drama and fine arts center. The theatre department regularly presents drama, musicals, and small workshop productions by students in the Culbreth and Helms theatres.
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