Art

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 >>

2017 summer study seminars will take students to Cuba, Italy

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During the summer of 2017, Randolph students will have the choice of immersing themselves in the daily life and studying the economic structure of a socialist country or visiting two of the most historically significant cities in the world for art and architecture. Economics professor Andria Smythe will lead Randolph’s first trip to Cuba for... READ MORE >>

Shipley joins art faculty

Lesley Shipley

Lesley Shipley loves painting and drawing, but has an equal passion for researching art history and female artists. As Randolph’s newest art history professor, she plans to celebrate the accomplishments of some of the often-underrepresented female artists with her students. For her first semester at Randolph this fall, Shipley is teaching 19th Century European Art,... 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 >>

Head curator from the National Gallery, London to speak at Randolph

Caroline Campbell (Photo by Gabriel Szabo/Guzelian, courtesy of National Gallery, London)

Randolph College will host the head of the Curatorial Department of the National Gallery, London on September 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall. Caroline Campbell, who also serves as curator of Italian paintings before 1500, will speak on “Representing the Renaissance: Collection, Display, and Scholarship at the National Gallery.” The lecture is free... READ MORE >>

Randolph offers free Science + Art Saturdays for high school students

Photo of students looking at a Chemistry experiment in class.

What’s in sunscreen? How does one take the perfect selfie? How is math used to create video games? During Randolph College’s Science + Art Saturdays, high school students will find out the answers to these questions and more during hands-on lab and artistic activities and presentations. The best part? It is all free. Each session... READ MORE >>

Opening reception held for Senior Studio Art Major’s Exhibit

Andrea Mewhinney '16 stands in front of her artwork.

Andrea Mewhinney ’16 is using her Senior Studio Art Exhibit to raise awareness about endangered animals across the world. On Thursday afternoon, Mewhinney welcomed friends and colleagues to a reception for her exhibit at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Her work features photographs that demonstrate the human footprint on natural habitats as... READ MORE >>

Annual Love at the Maier program slated

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This Valentine’s Day weekend, the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will host the 13th annual Love at the Maier program. Love at the Maier is a two-part celebration of art and artists centered on the mood and aesthetics of Valentine’s Day. This year’s Love at the Maier is held in conjunction with the... READ MORE >>

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 >>