Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

2017 Berlind Symposium to feature artistic perspectives on mass incarceration

Berlind Symposium poster

According to the Prison Policy Initiative, since 1980 the number of prisons in the United States has quadrupled. The American criminal justice system holds more than 2.3 million people in 1,719 state prisons, 102 federal prisons, 901 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,163 local jails, and 76 Indian Country jails, as well as in military prisons, immigration... READ MORE >>

106th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art to focus on mass incarceration in America

Poster for the Carceral States exhibit

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will hold the opening of its 106th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Carceral States, on Friday, Sept. 22 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. The first Annual Exhibition was installed at the College in 1911. It is the longest-running series of original exhibitions of contemporary art staged... READ MORE >>

Science + Art Saturdays begin this weekend at Randolph—register now!

A session about taking the perfect selfie, held at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College.

This fall, Randolph College will continue its popular (and free) Science + Art Saturdays, featuring a wide range of scientific and creative ventures. Each session begins at 10 a.m., includes lunch, and is open to any high school student. Laboratory activities are taught by Randolph faculty, and interactive tours and art workshops are taught by staff... READ MORE >>

Summer at the Maier

(From left) Maier education curator Laura McManus, office manager and public engagement coordinator Danni Schreffler, Stacey Samuels '18, and Maddie Shelby '18

Stacey Samuels ’18 and Maddie Shelby ’18 interned at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College this summer, where they primarily worked alongside education curator Laura McManus in community outreach and programming. Samuels, a studio art major, and Shelby, an art history major, have been recording both of their experiences in a running blog... READ MORE >>

Randolph introduces new museum and heritage studies major

Students conduct archaeological research on African artifacts.

Beginning in the fall, Randolph College students will be able to take advantage of the College’s newest major, museum and heritage studies. The new interdisciplinary program will introduce students to a rich variety of approaches for presenting and studying visual and material culture. The program is designed for a broad range of students in the... READ MORE >>

Randolph honors students with 2017 Academic and Leadership Awards

Randolph College Banner

Randolph College students were recognized on Wednesday with numerous academic and leadership awards. This annual event honors students who have excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. SEE PHOTOS ON THE RANDOLPH COLLEGE STUDENT LIFE FACEBOOK PAGE Academic Departmental Awards included:   Art and Art History Rachel Trexler Ellis... READ MORE >>

Randolph student selected to present at statewide museum research conference

Rachel Carder '17

Rachel Carder ’17 was one of just three students in Virginia chosen to present museum research at the Virginia Association of Museums (VAM) annual conference in Roanoke March 19. As an intern and student worker for the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College, Carder researched the Maier’s 2013 exhibit, Modern Movement: Arthur Bowen Davies... READ MORE >>

Spring exhibit explores race, gender, and sexuality in contemporary art

Poster for Investigating Identity exhibit

The exhibitions Investigating Identity: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Contemporary Art and Prints from the Permanent Collection will open Friday, February 3 at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College, with a reception at 5 p.m. during Lynchburg’s First Friday. Investigating Identity, curated by Randolph art history professor Lesley Shipley, brings together works from... READ MORE >>

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College to present 25th Annual Berlind Symposium

Berlind Symposium poster

On Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6, the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will hold its 25th Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium in conjunction with the 105th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art: Threatening Beauty. The first Annual Exhibition was installed at the College in 1911, and it is the longest-running series of... READ MORE >>

Fall exhibits open Friday at Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

Image: April Gornik, Light Passing, 1987, oil on linen, 76 x 106 in.. Courtesy of Danese/Corey Gallery.

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will hold the opening of its 105th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art: Threatening Beauty on Friday, September 30, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Also opening September 30 in the gallery adjacent to Threatening Beauty is a solo exhibition by world-renowned artist Hans Haacke entitled... READ MORE >>