We Are Essential: Images Of Nursing In The 20th Century" On View
At The Bayly Art Museum Through May 20
- WHAT: An exhibition
of images of nursing to honor the 100th anniversary of the University
of Virginia's School of Nursing
- WHEN: Exhibition runs
Saturday, March 24 through Sunday, May 20
- WHERE: Bayly Art Museum,
Rugby Road, Charlottesville
- ALSO: Panel discussion,
Tuesday, March 27, 5:30 p.m., Campbell Hall, Room 153, and a tea
reception and poetry reading by nursing alumna and poet Veneta
Masson on Friday, April 20, at the Bayly. Reception and tea, 3-5
p.m., poetry reading at 4 p.m.
This selection of prints, photographs,
posters and magazines focusing on nursing will be on display at
the Bayly Art Museum to honor the 100th anniversary of the University
of Virginia School of Nursing.
The exhibition includes pieces by
such masters of photography as W. Eugene Smith, Margaret Bourke-White
and Weegee, and by powerful printmakers, including Kyra Markham.
These artists found inspiration in the courage, talent, and compassion
that make nurses among the few authentic heroes of our time.
The title of the exhibition comes
from a poem by Veneta Masson, an alumna of the School of Nursing
who has been both a poet and nurse. She will read her poetry at
the tea reception on Friday, April 20.
A panel discussion with Arlene Keeling,
associate director of the Center for Nursing; Johanna R. Drucker,
Robertson Professor of Media; Phyllis Leffler, director of the Institute
for Public History will be moderated by Stephen Margulies, curator
of Works on Paper. The Tuesday March 27 panel discussion is at 5:30
p.m. in Campbell Hall, Room 153.
Contact: Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298