New Course Engaged Students with Rare Visual Materials
On this 175th anniversary of the invention of photography, excitement and anticipation are stirring in the Department of Art & Art History at the College of William & Mary as we prepare to break ground on a new photography program, the first in the College's long history.
Government Instructor Kay Floyd discusses the changing face of diplomacy that influence her curating of the Muscarelle Art Museum exhibition of "Ballet, Ballots, and Bullets."
Two Arts & Sciences faculty members were recently recognized for their service to their colleagues and the College.
Traditional and Neo-Realism examples by acclaimed artist can be viewed near the second-floor lounge until Nov. 18.
World-renowned figurative painter Jerome Witkin critiqued undergraduate art during a master class at William & Mary.
The William & Mary department of art & art history presents Distinguished Lecture Series speaker Jerome Witkin on Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. in Andrews Hall Room 101. The event is free and open.
Anna Martin, vice president of administration, unveiled the revamped site plan for W&M’s Arts Quarter during the Board of Visitors meeting Thursday morning.
The beginning of the academic year is just days away, and William & Mary's calendar is already filling with events. Among those are multiple concerts, exhibitions and performances. Here is a look at some of the arts-related events at William & Mary coming up in the fall semester.
In May Jarrett exhibited his Honors project, "Human Praxis: LGBTQ Homeless Youth Center," at Andrews Gallery. The project conceives a transitional shelter for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth in Washington, D.C.
The Muscarelle Museum of Art celebrates its 30th anniversary with 25 drawings preserved by Michelangelo’s descendants from the family home, the Casa Buonarroti in Florence. On display Feb. 9 – April 14.
William Tate will continue the Art & Art History Distinguished Lecture series with a featured lecture on Jan. 28.
Fourteen faculty exhibit recent works at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, Oct. 27 through Jan. 6.
Upgrades to facilities will be completed in multiple stages over several years, said Vice President of Administration Anna Martin. Theatre and music departments to be addressed first.
A special exhibition of 37 Greek vases will be on display at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, August 18 through September 30.
Art professor Elizabeth Mead and chemistry professor Carey Bagdassarian explore a new language-bridge between disciplines.
Thirteen W&M students demonstrate their knowledge and experience in art during the Senior Art Exhibition, May 2 - May 13 in Andrews Hall.
“I was spending more time in the studio than I was in my room,” says Barbara Pearsall. “That was a big indication to me that art was my life.”
Tunisia-born student, wife and mother of three, is exhibiting a painting at the Charles Taylor Art Center in Hampton until April 8.
On Feb. 28, the Alpha of Virginia Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa presented awards recognizing the accomplishments of Allison Oldham '13 and Professors Robert Leventhal and Barbara Watkinson.
An exhibition of psychedelic prints hung by W&M students is currently open at the Muscarelle Museum of Art through March 15.
One of the College’s original departments and oldest disciplines is adding something new. Starting in the fall of 2012, the Department of Classical Studies will add a majors track in Classical Archaeology to its current tracks in Greek, Latin, and Classical Civilization.
Are you looking for a new wardrobe? An eco-friendly and aesthetically pleasing terrarium? Or a new way to spice up your dorm room? All of these questions can be answered at DesignSponge.com by resident blogger Grace Bonney '03.
McGarrell continues the Art & Art History Distinguished Lecture Series at 5 p.m. in Andrews Hall.
Students learn the centuries-old tradition of casting bronze as a form of artistic expression.
In spring 2011, Professor Marlene Jack celebrated the achievements of 14 former students in a special retrospective exhibition at the Andrews Gallery.
Science and art – two seemingly different disciplines – intersected recently at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, yielding an educational and interactive fieldtrip for some 800 local elementary school children.
It’s been quite a celebratory month for Susan Verdi Webster, the Jane Williams Mahoney Professor of Art History and American Studies at the College of William & Mary. Hard on the heels of her prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship in early April, Webster has been chosen for a second fellowship – from the National Humanities Center (NHC).
An exhibition celebrating the 37-year career of Marlene Jack, William & Mary professor of ceramics, opens Saturday, April 16, at the Muscarelle Museum of Art. The exhibition will be on display through Sunday, June 19.
Susan Verdi Webster, the Jane Williams Mahoney Professor of Art History and American Studies at the College of William & Mary, has been awarded the 2011 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Fine Arts Research.
Ralph H. Wark Professor of Art and Art History, Alan Wallach, Retires
Professor of Sculpture, Elizabeth Mead and Professor of Dance Joan Gavaler collaborated to create “Symbol,” a modern-dance piece depicting a ritual cycle that embodies loss and regeneration.
Associate Professor Charles Palermo has just launched a new website.
Graduating Seniors Jillian Gibson, Lindsey Grunow, Cyrano Moore, & Natalie Rogers put on a fabulous senior exhibition.
In 1974, a young MFA graduate embarked on an incredible academic and professional career that’s spanned more than 37 years . . .
Visiting Assistant Professor Melissa Kerin along with students from her Art of India course visited the Hindu Center in Richmond to observe Hindu rituals. They also visited the VMFA where they discussed the sensitive issue of the acquisition and display of Indian religious objects.
The 2010 winners of the annual Alumni Association awards were honored at a banquet at the William and Mary Alumni House on Sept. 16. Among this year’s winners of the Alumni Fellowship awards was Associate Professor of Art, Elizabeth Mead.
2-D artist Ryan Lewis '10 experiments with ceramic techniques and forms, starting with simple cylinders and moving on to more complex shapes.
Susan Verdi Webster, the Jane Williams Mahoney Professor of Art and Art History and American Studies, was awarded the Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Senior Fellowship from the Society of Architectural Historians and a Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society to conduct research in Ecuador for her book on Andean builders in colonial Quito. Click on heading to read more.
Video: Anna Wagner '10 makes a charcoal study of Jacob.
With just three semesters to go at the College Wagstaff took the plunge and became an art major, a decision which, less than a year later, is already paying off. Her watercolor painting of Barrett Hall was recently selected as the winner of William & Mary's annual Charter Day art contest.
Brian Kreydatus and Brad McLemore gave insights into their works featured as part of the 11th faculty art show at the Muscarelle Museum.
Direct from Japan (and the mercury sGIG)...it's Future Shock, a whirling look into the fast-food culture infecting Japan.
So how do you put your best face forward when the audience is constantly changing?