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.

 

 

 

 


     Simply Justice and Fair Play: Civil Rights at Sweet Briar

     1960-1964
     March 1-Nov. 18, 2016
     Whitley Gallery

     For a PDF of the exhibition introduction and bibliography
     click here.

 

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS      

Dressing Miss Daisy
Jan. 18-Nov. 17, 2017
Whitley Gallery


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.

 

PROGRAMS 2015-2016

Daisy Williams' original grave markerGhost Stories of Sweet Briar
Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016
4-5:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 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. 

Click here for a PDF copy of the 2012 program.
Click here for a PDF copy of the 2013 program.
Click here for a PDF copy of the 2014 program.
Click here for a PDF copy of the 2015 program.