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, January 14, 2015, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
6 p.m., Panel Discussion, Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Center for the Arts
Panelists: Edward L. Ayers, President, University of Richmond, and teacher and historian of the United States; Rachael Z. DeLue, Associate Professor, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University, and Jon-Phillip Sheridan, artist and Administrative Director and Assistant Professor, Department of Photography and Film, School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University
Moderators: N. Elizabeth Schlatter, Deputy Director and Curator of Exhibitions, University Museums, and Kenta Murakami, ’15, art history major, University of Richmond, and 2014-2015 curatorial assistant, University Museums
7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Reception and preview of the exhibition Anti-Grand: Contemporary Perspectives on Landscape
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)
Hosted by the Department of Art and Art History in collaboration with the University Museums

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 6 to 7 p.m.
Lecture, Jepson Hall, Room 118, Jepson School of Leadership Studies
“Animal Landscapes: William Bartram and Arthur Dove,” Rachael Z. DeLue, Associate Professor of Art and Archaeology, Princeton 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, January 22, 2015, 6 to 7 p.m.
Lecture, Carole Weinstein International Center Commons
“Kuristan: The Moving Piece in the ISIL Puzzle,” Stuart Gibson, Secretary to the International Advisory Board of the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, and a United Nations Senior International Expert on Museology and Archaeology
Co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Literatures and Cultures, the International Studies Program, the Office of International Education, and the University Museums

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 6 to 8 p.m.
6 p.m., Lecture, Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Center for the Arts
“Garry Winogrand: The Legend,” Adrienne Judith Lubeau-Winogrand, first wife of Garry Winogrand
7 to 8 p.m., Reception and preview of the exhibition Garry Winogrand, Family Intimacies: Photographs from the Adrienne Judith Lubeau-Winogrand Collection
Harnett Museum of Art, Modlin Center for the Arts

Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Lecture, Alice Jepson Theatre, Modlin Center for the Arts
“The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History,” Elizabeth Kolbert, writer, New Yorker Magazine
Presented by the Modlin Center for the Arts in partnership with the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts (richmond.edu/tucker-boatwright) and the Global Environment Speaker Series (paid tickets required for lecture, for information visit modlin.richmond.edu)

Sunday, February 15, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Collector’s Talk and Tea Reception, Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, University Museums
“Looking at Chinese Textiles and Ceramics from the Museum’s Collection,” Franklin B. Propert, collector of Qing Dynasty textiles
Event is part of the Tenth Annual ChinaFest, for details visit theROSEgroup.org

Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 6 to 8 p.m.
6 to 7 p.m., Artists’ Discussion, Carole Weinstein International Center Commons
Artists: Anna Líndal, artist, and Erling Sjovold, artist, and Associate Professor of Art, University of Richmond
Moderators: N. Elizabeth Schlatter, Deputy Director and Curator of Exhibitions, University Museums, and Kenta Murakami, ’15, art history major, University of Richmond, and 2014-2015 curatorial assistant, University Museums
7 to 8 p.m, Opening reception and preview of the exhibition The Life in the Land: Art by Anna Líndal and Erling Sjovold
Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, University Museums

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Artist’s Talk and Tea Reception, Harnett Print Study Center, Modlin Center for the Arts
Ray Ciarrocchi, artist
In conjunction with the exhibition Seeking the Darkness and the Light: Drawings of Italy by Ray Ciarrocchi

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

Tuesday, 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, 7 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, February 8, 2015, 2 to 3 p.m.
Museum Story Time for Children, Harnett Museum of Art, Modlin Center for the Arts
Reading from Cristina Bjork’s book Linnea in Monet’s Garden
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, February 11, 2015, 10 to 11 a.m.
Museum Story Time for Children, Harnett Museum of Art
Reading from Cristina Bjork’s book Linnea in Monet’s Garden
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, 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