Art Museum Will Hold Panel Discussion On Folk Art Nov. 8
23, 2001-- The
University of Virginia Art Museum will sponsor a panel discussion
related to the exhibition "Singular Visions: Folk Art from Charlottesville
Collections," on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall,
by the exhibition's curator, Suzanne Foley, who is curator of collections
and exhibitions at the museum, the panel will feature Richard Guy
Wilson, chair of the Department of Architectural History in the
School of Architecture; Rebecca A. Hoffberger, founder and director
of the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore; and Wallace Best,
assistant professor in the department of religious studies. The
public is invited to a reception in the museum following the discussion
which is titled "Art with a Capital A."
research focuses on 18-20th-century architecture, design,
and art in America and abroad.
is the founder and director of Americas official national
museum for "outsider" art. In 1996 she received an honorary doctorate
from the Maryland Institute College of Art and also was honored
for her work on behalf of establishing medical field hospitals in
teaches African-American and American religious history. For his
panel presentation, he will focus on African-American religious
history and regional expressions.
panel and folk art exhibition, on view in the museum through Dec.
2, are sponsored by the University of Virginia Art Museums
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298