Art

125th anniversary celebration features special art exhibition

125 exhibit poster

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the Jan. 22 opening reception for this exhibition has been rescheduled for March 25. Randolph College will open a special art exhibit featuring 125 of the finest works from its permanent collection this month at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. An opening reception for the 125 from... READ MORE >>

Historic marker dedicated in memory of College artist

From left are Cleveland Porter, Jr., Randolph President Bradley W. Bateman, Robert Morgan Kash, and Thomas Upshur (seated).

The Randolph College and Lynchburg communities celebrated the life and achievements of Georgia Weston Morgan, a famed Lynchburg artist and member of the Class of 1903 who studied painting, in a dedication ceremony for a historic marker erected in her memory Sunday. Morgan also studied at the Academie Julian in Paris, France. She chaired the... READ MORE >>

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College to present Venetian Visions: Selections from the National Gallery, London

Giovanni Battista Cima da Conegliano, The Virgin and the Child (from the National Gallery, London)

Thanks to the one-of-a-kind partnership with the National Gallery, London, Randolph College will open its newest exhibition at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College, Venetian Visions: Selections from the National Gallery, London. The exhibition, which opens Nov. 6 and runs through March 31, 2016, features works on loan from the National Gallery, London,... READ MORE >>

Former National Gallery, London director visits Randolph campus

Sir Nicholas Penny presents the public lecture

Sir Nicholas Penny, former director of The National Gallery, London, visited Randolph College this week as part of the College’s partnership with the National Gallery, London. Penny, who recently retired from his post at the National Gallery, London in August, arrived in Lynchburg on Tuesday afternoon. While on campus, he met with students, faculty, and... READ MORE >>

Director of The National Gallery, London to give art lecture on Randolph campus

Sir Nicholas Penny

Sir Nicholas Penny, director of the National Gallery, London (2008-2015), will present the lecture, “The Natural Arch and the Concealed Mask,” Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. The free lecture in Smith Hall Theatre is open to the public. In his lecture, Penny will trace the fascination that artists have had with rock structures and marble... READ MORE >>

Annual Exhibition to examine image of black males in modern society

Kehinde Wiley, The Fiery Ascent of the Prophet Elijah, 2014, oil and 22-karat gold leaf on panel. 40 x 24 x 2 in. Courtesy of Pamela K. & William A. Royall, Jr.

Randolph College’s 104th Annual Exhibition will feature work that profiles some of the ways black males are viewed in 21st Century America. The exhibition at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College is titled Breath/Breadth: Contemporary American Black Male Identity and opens with a reception Thursday, September 3, at 5 p.m. Maier Director Martha... READ MORE >>

Randolph to host 17th annual MARCUS Conference

Marcus Poster

Randolph College will host the 17th annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference for Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS) on October 10. Since its inception in 1999, MARCUS has attracted students from colleges throughout Virginia and surrounding states. The event typically draws about 100 undergraduate researchers from a wide variety of academic disciplines, who showcase to showcase findings from research... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor one of 23 nationwide selected to participate in European art seminar

Leanne Zalewski, assistant professor of art history

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) has selected a Randolph College art history professor to participate in a special week-long seminar on Teaching European Art in Context. Leanne Zalewski is one of 23 professors chosen nationwide for the honor. The annual seminar, which this year is titled, “The Art of Storytelling in French Painting and... READ MORE >>

Maier hosts Slow Art Day, Bird Mobiles

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

Slow Art Day – April 11 On April 11, Randolph College Maier Museum of Art is joining museums all over the world in a celebration of Slow Art Day, an event designed to help people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art. The museum will open its doors from 1 to... READ MORE >>

Randolph students to intern at National Gallery, London

National Gallery, London

Two eight-week summer internships will allow students to work and learn in one of the world’s great museums. Applications are due Feb. 16.... READ MORE >>