Art

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 >>

Lunch and Learn sessions connect students with faculty

Classics professor Susan Stevens discusses her research with students at a Lunch and Learn session.

Randolph students have a new opportunity to learn from professors in an informal setting this semester. Each Monday, the Center for Student Research sponsors a “Lunch and Learn” that invites students to dine with professors for informal discussions about one professor’s research and creative work. The program was organized to help students become more engaged... READ MORE >>

Ekphrastic poet to lead workshop at the Maier

Photo of Kindra McDonald

Poet Kindra McDonald will lead an ekphrastic poetry workshop at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College on Saturday, October 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.... READ MORE >>

Art and science meet in Oct. 8 lecture by National Gallery, London, collections director

Photo Ashok Roy

Ashok Roy will present a public lecture at Randolph at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 8. He will explain how science is used to shed light on art history, sometimes confirming or contesting the identity of the artist credited for a work of art.... READ MORE >>