Exhibitions and Programs

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

  “Perhaps hereafter it will delight you to remember this”:
  A Brief Introduction to the History of Sweet Briar College

  Alumnae Gallery (Pink Gallery) at the Sweet Briar Museum
  Opened May 2012; on view indefinitely; case displays updated periodically

  Click here for PDF of the exhibition checklist.

 

 

 

 

 

     Dressing Miss Daisy: An Installation Featuring Clothing and Accessories
     Belonging to Daisy Williams (1867-1884)
     Jan. 18-Nov. 17, 2017
     Whitley Gallery

     Click here for a PDF of the exhibition introduction and bibliography.

 

 

 

 

 

 

     image: Daisy Williams, ca. 1870-1875, photograph by Napolean Sarony,
     Union Square, New York. Courtesy of the Cochran Library archives.

 

 

 

PAST EXHIBITIONS

 

Tusculum: The History of a House (2012-2013)
Click here for a PDF copy of the extended exhibition checklist. 

I have lately bought me a Plantation: A Brief Survey of Farming and Land Use at Sweet Briar (2013-2014)
Click here for a PDF copy of the exhibition checklist.

Landmark, Symbol, and Tradition (2015)
Click here for a PDF copy of the exhibition checklist.

We Are Sweet Briar: A Community Rises (2015)
Click here for a PDF copy of the exhibition checklist.

Simply Justice and Fair Play: Civil Rights at Sweet Briar 1960-1964 (2016)
March 1-Nov. 11, 2016
For a PDF of the exhibition introduction and bibliography click here.

 


Daisy Williams' original grave marker

 

Ghost Stories of Sweet Briar
Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017
2-3:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. (Same program, presented twice this afternooon.)
Free. No reservations required.Readings of fictional short stories and poems about Daisy Williams written by the College's earliest students Artifacts associated with Daisy and her life at Sweet Briar are highlighted.