Art

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 >>

Helen Clark Berlind Symposium begins Friday

Nick Brandt, Elephant Walking Through Grass, Amboseli, 2008, archival pigment print, 40 in. x 73 in., edition of 8. ©Nick Brandt, Courtesy of the Artist and Hasted Kraeutler, NYC

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will host the 23rd annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium this weekend. The symposium brings together artists and scholars to discuss the themes expressed in the College’s annual exhibition.... READ MORE >>

Art of animals fills new exhibition at Randolph College

Nick Brandt, Elephant Walking Through Grass, Amboseli, 2008, archival pigment print, 40 in. x 73 in., edition of 8. ©Nick Brandt, Courtesy of the Artist and Hasted Kraeutler, NYC

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will host an opening ceremony for the 103rd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, A Menagerie of Metaphors,” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday Sept. 12.... READ MORE >>

Art graduate launches museum career

Stormy Clowdis

Stormy Clowdis ’13 has used her experiences working for the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College to start a full-time career in in the museum field, as well as gain entrance into a graduate program.... READ MORE >>

Thinking Global: Katie Snyder ’15 helps with antique globe archiving and research

Photo of Katie Snyder with globes

Katie Snyder ’15 immersed herself in the world of antique globes this summer. Snyder was seeking an internship at a museum, but she received an offer from Omniterrum, a company that sells globes in a store in Lynchburg. The story also helps museums acquire antique globes with historical significance. Once she walked in, Snyder knew... READ MORE >>

Student translates for professor’s study of Sienese baptistery

Photo of Claire Sumner with professor

A determination to learn Italian and understand art enabled Claire Sumner ’15 to help one of her professors unravel the mysteries of an old baptistery in Siena this summer. Sumner helped her advisor and Randolph art history professor Andrea Campbell with a Summer Research project studying the baptistery at the cathedral in Siena. Unlike most... READ MORE >>