Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

Basquiat, Boom! for Real, and the Berlind Symposium: A Q&A with filmmaker/director Sara Driver ’77

Sara Driver '77

Acclaimed, independent filmmaker Sara Driver ’77 will be one of the featured guests for the 27th Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium October 20-21 at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Held in conjunction with the 107th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Zeitgeist: The Art Scene of Teenage Basquiat, the Berlind Symposium will include a... READ MORE >>

107th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art to open Sept. 20

Poster for the exhibition, Zeitgeist: The Art Scene of Teenage Basquiat (photo credit: Alexis Adler)

NOTICE: This is a rescheduled series of events. The Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art and corresponding events were originally scheduled for the weekend of September 14-16. On Thursday, September 20, at 5 p.m. the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will hold a free, public opening for its 107th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art,... READ MORE >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College to Open Spring Exhibitions

A poster for the upcoming exhibits, From Source to Surface and and Atmospheric Conditions Gathered and Unsettled

On Friday, Jan. 26 from 5-7 p.m., the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will hold an opening for its two spring exhibitions, From Source to Surface: Randolph College Studio Art Faculty Exhibition and a sculpture and site-specific installation by Rebecca Smith, Atmospheric Conditions: Gathered and Unsettled. From Source to Surface is a group exhibition,... READ MORE >>

Carrying the Torch

(Left) Daniel Bennett-Blake '21 inches ahead of Bradley Strober '18 during Randolph's first-ever Panathenaic Torch Relay in September.

New major brings unique classes and experiences to students As he ran up the hill to the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College, Cody Carpenter ’21 could hear the crowd shouting words of encouragement in Greek. With a torch in hand and the breeze blowing his toga behind him, he eased ahead of his... READ MORE >>

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 >>