events

Opening reception for Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art rescheduled

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College’s opening reception for the 107th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Zeitgeist: The Art Scene of Teenage Basquiat, originally planned for this Friday, September 14, has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 20 from 5-7 p.m. The 27th Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium has been postponed until the weekend of October 20-21. Please visit www.maiermuseum.org for more... READ MORE >>

Manager of National Gallery, London Research Centre shares insight with Randolph community

Graphic for National Gallery Speaker Alan Crookham

Alan Crookham, Research Centre manager at the National Gallery, London, will present the lecture, “The Turner Bequest at the National Gallery, London,” at Randolph Tuesday, September 18. His talk begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Crookham’s lecture will explore the history of British painter... READ MORE >>

Legendary Street Artist to Graffiti walls of the Maier Museum

Al Diaz (Photo credit: Felix Dickinson)

On Saturday, September 1, first-generation street artist Al Diaz will paint graffiti on the gallery walls of the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. The public is invited to drop in between 1-4 p.m. to meet the artist and watch Diaz at work. Diaz is best known for his collaboration with Jean-Michel Basquiat on... READ MORE >>

Guest Artist Recital to feature English hornist from Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Monica Fosnaugh and Emily Yap Chua

Randolph College’s first Guest Artist Recital of the 2018-19 academic year will feature Monica Fosnaugh, English hornist for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), and Emily Yap Chua, a renowned pianist and Randolph music professor. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled Friday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Wimberly Recital... READ MORE >>

Sign up now for Science + Art Saturdays this fall!

A student carefully measures liquid being poured into a beaker

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

Music department announces diversity initiative

A concert by the music department in Smith Hall Theatre

This fall, the Randolph College music department will emphasize cultural and ethnic diversity in its repertoire as part of the “Lift Every Voice” initiative. “The music department will focus on more diverse representation in the selections we offer our students and the community,” said Emily Yap Chua, music professor and chair of the department. “Every... READ MORE >>

M.F.A. in Creative Writing program welcomes first faculty, students to campus

Core faculty and students in Randolph's first M.F.A. in Creative Writing residency program

Last week, the Randolph College Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program welcomed new students and faculty to campus for the first-ever residency session. The weeklong program included writing workshops, advising sessions, and a series of public readings by award-winning M.F.A. faculty and nationally acclaimed writers, including a keynote address by 2015 Pulitzer Prize winner, Gregory Pardlo.... READ MORE >>

Series of public readings will kick off Randolph’s MFA in Creative Writing Program

Graphic for Randolph's MFA in creative writing program

The Randolph College Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program will host several public readings next week by award-winning MFA faculty and nationally acclaimed writers, including a keynote address by 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winner, Gregory Pardlo. Each event begins at 8 p.m. and features readings in prose and poetry: Sunday, July 22 – Maier... READ MORE >>

Ellen Schall Agnew ’80 to present First Annual Sandra S. Whitehead Memorial Lecture

A flyer for the event

On Sunday, April 29 at 1:30 p.m., local art historian and independent curator Ellen Schall Agnew ’80 will present the lecture, “Andrew Wyeth’s Burning Off: Context and Meaning,” at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. The lecture will focus on the three Wyeth paintings in the College’s collection, two by Andrew Wyeth (Burning... READ MORE >>

Students to showcase research, creative work at Symposium of Artists and Scholars

Yolanda Cobblah '17 presents her research during the 2017 Symposium of Artists and Scholars

More than 50 Randolph students will present their academic, scientific, and creative research at the College’s 2018 Symposium of Artists and Scholars April 19 and 20. Modeled after a traditional academic conference, the event begins with a luncheon, followed by oral presentations, a keynote speech, readings of creative works, musical performances, exhibitions of student artwork,... READ MORE >>