Art

Sandra Whitehead Memorial Lecture features scholar of American landscape

Thomas Cole, Corway Peak, New Hampshire, 1844, oil on canvas.

Shannon Vittoria, a research associate at the Metropolitan Museum of American Art, will explore the development of 19th-century American landscape painting in Randolph’s permanent collection for the second annual Sandra Whitehead Memorial Lecture. The event will take place this Sunday, February 17, at 2 p.m. at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. During... READ MORE >>

Celebrate Valentine’s Day, love through the ages at the Maier

Poster for Love at the Maier

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will help its patrons and the College community get in the Valentine’s Day spirit with a series of romantic and family activities at the 16th Annual Love at the Maier this weekend, Feb. 8-10. The theme is “Love Through the Ages,” and the complete schedule is listed... READ MORE >>

Spring exhibitions set to open Jan. 25 at Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

Elisabeth Ayars '19 sets up paintings for the spring exhibitions that will open this Friday.

On Friday, Jan. 25, the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will hold a free, public reception from 5-7 p.m. to debut two new exhibitions. Opening that evening will be One Place, Two Views: John Walker and Kayla Mohammadi and an exhibition curated by three Randolph College students entitled Developed and Disturbed: Visions of the American Landscape.... READ MORE >>

New grant will cover living costs for museum studies internships

Rachel Harrison '18 takes a photo of fossils during a museum and heritage studies course

A $25,000 grant from the Helen S. and Charles G. Patterson Foundation will support students interning museum work or related areas like history, art, or natural history as well as work that applies to the field like education, curation, fieldwork, or marketing.... READ MORE >>

Basquiat, Boom! for Real, and the Berlind Symposium: A Q&A with filmmaker/director Sara Driver ’77

Sara Driver '77

Acclaimed, independent filmmaker Sara Driver ’77 will be one of the featured guests for the 27th Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium October 20-21 at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Held in conjunction with the 107th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Zeitgeist: The Art Scene of Teenage Basquiat, the Berlind Symposium will include a... READ MORE >>

Derrick Woods-Morrow ’12 receives Chicago Artadia Award

Derrick Woods-Morrow '12

Derrick Woods-Morrow ’12 was one of just two recipients of the 2018 Chicago Artadia Awards. As part of the honor, he will receive $10,000 in unrestricted funds, and his original artwork will be featured at the Artadia booth at the Expo Chicago. Woods-Morrow is a visiting artist and adjunct professor in art and art history... READ MORE >>

107th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art to open Sept. 20

Poster for the exhibition, Zeitgeist: The Art Scene of Teenage Basquiat (photo credit: Alexis Adler)

NOTICE: This is a rescheduled series of events. The Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art and corresponding events were originally scheduled for the weekend of September 14-16. On Thursday, September 20, at 5 p.m. the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will hold a free, public opening for its 107th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art,... READ MORE >>

Manager of National Gallery, London Research Centre shares insight with Randolph community

Graphic for National Gallery Speaker Alan Crookham

Alan Crookham, Research Centre manager at the National Gallery, London, will present the lecture, “The Turner Bequest at the National Gallery, London,” at Randolph Tuesday, September 18. His talk begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Crookham’s lecture will explore the history of British painter... READ MORE >>

Legendary Street Artist to Graffiti walls of the Maier Museum

Al Diaz (Photo credit: Felix Dickinson)

On Saturday, September 1, first-generation street artist Al Diaz will paint graffiti on the gallery walls of the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. The public is invited to drop in between 1-4 p.m. to meet the artist and watch Diaz at work. Diaz is best known for his collaboration with Jean-Michel Basquiat on... READ MORE >>

Sister act: Different passions and personalities allow Samuels twins to create their own distinct college experience

Taylor Samuels ’18 (left) and Stacey Samuels ’18 play badminton during Macon Activities Council's Outdoor Fest in April.

After living together their whole lives, twins Taylor Samuels ’18 and Stacey Samuels ’18 knew they needed some separation during college. Taylor knew right away she wanted to play basketball at Randolph. But Stacey was torn between Randolph and another college where her best friend was planning to attend. However, after she visited Randolph, it... READ MORE >>