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New art shows highlight female painters

New art shows highlight female painters

| September 10, 2015

Blue Ridge landscapes by regional female artists are at the heart of two upcoming exhibitions at Sweet Briar College this fall. “Anne Hanger: Landscape Abstractions” opens at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, with a talk and reception in Babcock Gallery, followed by “In the Shadow of Paul Mountain: E. Hunt Barrett’s Views of Sweet Briar” on Thursday, Oct. 22, in Benedict Gallery.

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Friends of Art awards student prizes

Friends of Art awards student prizes

| April 28, 2015

Sweet Briar College’s Friends of Art has announced the recipients of the 2015 competition for FOA-sponsored prizes in studio art, writing and summer internships.

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Painter chronicles everyday scenes close to home

Painter chronicles everyday scenes close to home

| January 23, 2015

Richard Crozier logs windshield time like an over-the-road trucker, except he hauls only what he needs to paint and he’s usually stationary.

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Lots of media in the mix at faculty art show

Lots of media in the mix at faculty art show

| January 15, 2015

Shadow boxes, mixed-media dolls, hanging clay pieces and ethereal drawings inspired by dreams are just some of the artworks visitors can expect at a new exhibition at Sweet Briar College.

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Gallery receives grant to conserve Soviet posters

Gallery receives grant to conserve Soviet posters

| September 26, 2014

Over the coming year, a grouping of Soviet propaganda posters in Sweet Briar College’s permanent collection will be brought from the obscurity of storage into the light where scholars, students and art patrons can learn from and enjoy them.

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Authors, musicians, historians and more fill events calendar

Authors, musicians, historians and more fill events calendar

| September 15, 2014

Martha Woodroof will be on campus Oct. 9 for a reading and book signing — one of a dozen upcoming events that include lectures, musical performances, arts shows, a 19th-century cooking demonstration, and the ever-popular annual Cardboard Boat Regatta brought to you by the students of ENG 110 — Designing Our World.

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Sweet Briar Galleries opens fall exhibitions

Sweet Briar Galleries opens fall exhibitions

| September 9, 2014

The Sweet Briar Art Galleries will open three exhibitions this month, kicking off with a reception for “Exploring the Visual Experience” from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Pannell Gallery. The show will remain on view through Dec. 12.

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SBC returns 400-year-old artifacts to Quapaw Tribe

SBC returns 400-year-old artifacts to Quapaw Tribe

| July 25, 2014

A month ago, Karol Lawson surveyed the trunk of her Volkswagon Jetta and judged its contents — carefully packed in clean white boxes wedged among quilted blankets — ready for a journey of more than 1,000 miles.

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Commissioned art to ‘uplift’ campus landscape

Commissioned art to ‘uplift’ campus landscape

| April 25, 2014

A site-specific sculpture to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Friends of Art will soon adorn an area near Sweet Briar’s Mary Helen Cochran Library and its brand-new addition.

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‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ opens at Sweet Briar

‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ opens at Sweet Briar

| March 20, 2014

Encaustic paintings inspired by specimens in Sweet Briar’s biology department and the Sweet Briar Museum will be on display at the College. “Cabinet of Curiosities, The Sweet Briar Suite: Recent Encaustic Paintings by Leslie Van Stavern Millar” opens with a reception and gallery talk by the artist at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in Babcock Gallery.

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