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.
- The Life-Creating Principle of Russian ArtOct046:00 PM - 8:00 PMLecture presented by Joe Troncale, Associate Professor of Russian Literature and Visual Studies, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of Richmond. Reception and preview of the exhibition "Visions from the Other Side: Works by Nicholas Roerich" to follow talk. Free and open to the public.
- Family Arts Day Celebration!Oct161:00 PM - 3:00 PMJoin the University Museums and the Modlin Center for a FREE arts-centered family fun day with exploration of current exhibitions in the Harnett Museum of Art, hands-on art activities in the Booth Lobby and the Lora Robins Courtyard of the Modlin Center. Between 1-3 p.m., see a Rodin-inspired dance duet by Assistant Professors Alicia Diaz and Matthew Thornton (Department of Theatre and Dance,... Continue reading
- Visiting Pompeii: Travelers' Impressions of the Ancient TownOct266:00 PM - 8:00 PMLecture presented by Carol Mattusch, Mathy Professor of Art History, Emerita, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Reception and viewing of the exhibition "Unseen Pompeii: The Photographs of William Wylie." Free and open to the public. Presented in collaboration with the University's Department of Classical Studies and University Museums
- Museum Story Time for ChildrenNov132:00 PM - 2:45 PMJoin us for Museum Story Time for Children, an entertaining and hands-on experience for kids. We will be reading from Lisa Westberg Peters and Steve Jenkin's book "Volcano Wakes Up!" followed by an art activity. Reservations are encouraged and participation is FREE! Contact Martha Wright at 804-287-1258, or email@example.com