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.

Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1 to 3 p.m.
Family Arts Day Celebration! with University Museums and Modlin Center for the Arts
Join us for a FREE! arts-centered family fun day with exhibitions, hands-on art activities, entertainment, refreshments, and a performance of The Adventures of Harold and Purple Crayon.
Performance, 3 p.m., Camp Concert Hall, featuring The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon
(paid tickets required for performance, for information visit modlin.richmond.edu)

Monday, October 20, 2014, 6 to 7 p.m.
Lecture, Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium, Robins School of Business
Matt Coolidge, artist, founder and director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI)
In conjunction with the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts (richmond.edu/tucker-boatwright)
Co-sponsored by the University Museums, the Department of Art and Art History

Tuesday, October 21, 2014. 7p.m.
Guantanamo: When Command and the Constitution Collide
with Major General Michael Lehnart, USMC Retired
Jepson Alumni Center, University of Richmond
Free registration is required  (jepson.richmond.edu/forum)

Monday, October 27, 2014, 6 to 8 p.m.
7 p.m., Lecture, Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Center for the Arts
Paging through My Sketchbook
Mary Fisher, artist, and juror of the exhibition The 2014 Harnett Biennial of American Prints
7 to 8 p.m., Artists reception and preview of the exhibitions Mary Fisher: Messages from My Sketchbook and The 2014 Harnett Biennial of American Prints
Harnett Museum of Art, Modlin Center for the Arts

Monday, November 10, 2014. 6p.m.
The Rule of Law in an Age of Terror
with Dennis Edney, Q.C.
Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Reception
Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Shuttle bus provided to take guests to reception and back

Monday, December 1, 2014, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
AIDS Day Theater Reading, Harnett Museum of Art, Modlin Center for the Arts
Readings from the writings of Mary Fisher and others by students and faculty from the Department of Theatre and Dance
In conjunction with the exhibition Mary Fisher: Messages from My Sketchbook
Harnett Museum of Art, Modlin Center for the Arts


Family Programs

Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1 to 3 p.m.
Family Arts Day Celebration! with University Museums and Modlin Center for the Arts
Join us for a FREE! arts-centered family fun day with exhibitions, hands-on art activities, entertainment, refreshments, and a performance of The Adventures of Harold and Purple Crayon.
Performance, 3 p.m., Camp Concert Hall, featuring The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon
(paid tickets required for performance, for information visit modlin.richmond.edu)

Sunday, October 19, 2014, 2 to 3 p.m.
Museum Story Time for Children, Harnett Museum of Art, Modlin Center for the Arts
Reading from Crockett Johnson’s book Harold and the Purple Crayon
In conjunction with Family Arts Day

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 10 to 11 a.m.
Museum Story Time for Children, Harnett Museum of Art, Modlin Center for the Arts
Reading from Crockett Johnson’s book Harold and the Purple Crayon
Followed by an art activity

Sunday, November 16, 2014, 2 to 3 p.m.
Museum Story Time for Children, Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Reading from Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham’s book Cloud Tea Monkeys
Followed by an art activity

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 10 to 11 a.m.
Museum Story Time for Children, Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Reading from Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham’s book Cloud Tea Monkeys
Followed by an art activity


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