Programs & Events

The University Museums host lectures, gallery talks and family programs 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, February 25, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Harnett Museum of Art, Modlin Center for the Arts
Idea Lounge on the topic of “landscape”
University of Richmond faculty and staff, speakers to be announced [for details visit our website museums.richmond.edu]
In conjunction with the exhibition Anti-Grand: Contemporary Perspectives on Landscape

Monday, March 2, 2015, 6 to 7 p.m.
Lecture, Ukrop Auditorium, Queally Hall, Robins School of Business
Natalie Jeremijenko, Associate Professor of Art, New York University
Part of the Department of Art and Art History Lecture Series
In conjunction with the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts (richmond.edu/tucker-boatwright)

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6 to 7 p.m
Artist’s Talk, Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
“A Day at the Glacial Lagoon,” Erling Sjovold, artist and Associate Professor of Art, University of Richmond
Part of the Department of Art and Art History Lecture Series
In conjunction with the exhibition The Life in the Land: Art by Anna Líndal and Erling Sjovold

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 6 to 7 p.m.
Lecture, Jepson Hall, Room 118, Jepson School of Leadership Studies
“From Nature to Ecology: The Emergence of Ecocritical Art History,” Alan C. Braddock, the Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor of Art History and American Studies, College of William and Mary
Part of the Department of Art and Art History Lecture Series
In conjunction with the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts (richmond.edu/tucker-boatwright)

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Field trip, Morefield Mines, Amelia, Virginia
Led by David Kitchen, Associate Dean, Strategic Planning and Summer Programs, School of Professional and Continuing Studies, University of Richmond, and Matthew Houle, Curator of Museum Collections, University Museums
Registration required ($20, includes boxed lunch, transportation, and admission fee), call Heather Campbell, Curator of Museum Programs, University Museums, 804-287-6324, or email hcampbel@richmond.edu
In conjunction with Virginia ROCKS! Geologic Selections from the Collection

Monday, March 30, 2015, 6 to 8 p.m.
6 p.m., Lecture, Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Center for the Arts
Program to be planned by students in the Seminar in Museum Studies,
program to be announced [for details visit our website museums.richmond.edu]
7 to 8 p.m., Opening reception and preview of the exhibition Seventeenth-Century Dutch Landscapes: Museum Studies Seminar Exhibition
Harnett Museum of Art, Modlin Center for the Arts
In conjunction with the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts (richmond.edu/tucker-boatwright)

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 1 to 3 p.m.
University Museums Family Day, Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Join us for a FREE! arts-centered family fun day with exhibitions, hands-on art activities, and refreshments

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Film and Video Screening, Ukrop Auditorium, Queally Hall, Robins School of Business
“Department of Art & Art History Film & Video Series: Landscape and Land Use”
Co-curated by Jeremy Drummond, Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, University of Richmond, and his students
In conjunction with the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts (richmond.edu/tucker-boatwright)

Friday, April 17, 2015, 1 to 5 p.m.
2015 Arts and Sciences Student Symposium in the Modlin Center for the Arts
Artists’ Talks, Harnett Museum of Art, University Museums
Presented by graduating studio art majors in the exhibition Senior Thesis Exhibition:
Sarah Kadison, Emily King, Isabel Moffly, and Amy Reader  


Family Programs

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 2 to 3 p.m.
Museum Story Time for Children, Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Reading from Byrd Baylor’s book Everybody Needs a Rock
Followed by an art activity
Free, reservations recommended, call Martha Wright, Coordinator of Visitor and Tour Services,
University Museums, at 804-289-8237, or email mwright3@richmond.edu

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 10 to 11 a.m.
Museum Story Time for Children, Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Reading from Byrd Baylor’s book Everybody Needs a Rock
Followed by an art activity
Free, reservations recommended, call Martha Wright, Coordinator of Visitor and Tour Services,
University Museums, at 804-289-8237, or email mwright3@richmond.edu

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 1 to 3 p.m.
University Museums Family Day, Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Join us for a FREE! arts-centered family fun day with exhibitions, hands-on art activities, and refreshments

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 2 to 3 p.m.
Museum Story Time for Children, Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Reading from Angela M. Scheideler and Lisa M. Scheideler’s book Chicken Pot Turtle Goes to Iceland
Followed by an art activity
In conjunction with University Museums Family Day

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 10 to 11 a.m.
Museum Story Time for Children, Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Reading from Angela M. Scheideler and Lisa M. Scheideler’s book Chicken Pot Turtle Goes to Iceland
Followed by an art activity
Free, reservations recommended, call Martha Wright, Coordinator of Visitor and Tour Services, University Museums, at 804-289-8237, or email mwright3@richmond.edu

Museum Hours

Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art
Sunday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturdays

Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center
Sunday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. and by appointment call (804) 287-6424.
Closed Saturdays

Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Sunday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturdays