University of Richmond Museums January Programs & Events

The University Museums host lectures, gallery talks and curator’s talks throughout the year, in conjunction with current exhibitions or to highlight research on works from the permanent collection. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

– Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 7 to 9 p.m.
7 p.m., Concert, Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Center for the Arts
Music of the Civil War Era
Performed by University of Richmond music faculty with guest artists
8 to 9 p.m., Reception and preview of the exhibition Civil War Drawings from The Becker Collection
Harnett Museum of Art and Print Study Center, University Museums

– Friday, January 14, 2011, 7 to 9 p.m.
***This event will be held at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts***
7 p.m., Lecture, Leslie Cheek Theater, VMFA
Seeing the Civil War through Fresh Eyes
Edward L. Ayers, President and Professor of History, University of Richmond
8 to 9 p.m., Preview of the exhibition Civil War Drawings from The Becker Collection
Focus Galleries, VMFA
Free, but tickets required. For more information: www.vmfa.museum

– Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 7 to 9 p.m.
7 p.m., Lecture, International Commons, Carole Weinstein International Center
Tom Sherman, Professor and Program Coordinator of Art, Design, and Transmedia, Department of Transmedia, Syracuse University, New York
8 p.m., Reception, Carole Weinstein International Center
In conjunction with the exhibition Feedback: Video by Artists
on view in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, University Museums, through March 18, 2011

– Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 7 p.m.
– Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 7 p.m.
– Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 7 p.m.
– Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 7 p.m.
Film screenings, International Commons, Carole Weinstein International Center
In conjunction with the exhibition Feedback: Video by Artists on view in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, University Museums, through March 18, 2011
For more information: www.videobyartists.com

– Friday, January 28, 2011, 7 to 9 p.m.
7 p.m., Lecture, Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Center for the Arts
HOLY LAND, HOLY BONES, HOLY IMAGE: Byzantine Pilgrimage Art
Gary Vikan, Director, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore
8 to 9 p.m., Reception and preview of the exhibition Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam
Harnett Museum of Art, University Museums

– Saturday, January 29, 2011, 2 to 5 p.m.
2 p.m., Curators Talk, Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Center for the Arts
Dina Bangdel, Associate Professor, art history, VCU; Anisa Mehdi, Emmy award-winning journalist; and Virginia Raguin, Professor, art history, College of the Holy Cross
3 p.m., Dance Performance, Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Center for the Arts,
A Short List of Small Excursions by the University of Richmond Dancers and Divine Powers and Sacred Places: A Pilgrimage Through Buddhist Nepal by Dance Mandal, Portland, Oregon
4 to 5 p.m., Viewing of the exhibition Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam
Harnett Museum of Art, University Museums

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