Education

Clay Witt lecture and slideshow at Les Yeux du Monde
Published on Nov 24th, 2008
1 comments Clay Witt, "Tree of LIfe." Les Yeux du Monde hosts a lecture and slideshow by mixed-media artist Clay Witt, whose work is currently on view at the gallery. The event offers the opportunity to gain...
Hemings book wins National Book Award
Published on Nov 20th, 2008
5 comments Last night in New York, New York University law professor Annette Gordon-Reed won the National Book Award for nonfiction for her groundbreaking study of Sally Hemings and three generations of her...
Staunton Augusta Art Center holds "Come as You Art" Tuesday children's art classes
Published on Nov 14th, 2008
3 comments The Staunton August Art Center presents "Come as You Art" casual art classes for children ages 6-8 (negotiable). No pre-registration necessary–just show up ready to make art! Second floor of...
Kluge-Ruhe presents Khadija Carroll lecture
Published on Nov 9th, 2008
4 comments The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection presents a lecture by the Peabody Museum's Khadija Carroll, entitled, "Histories of the Art from Australia’s Lawless Nineteenth Century." Space is limited,...
Artist Mel Ziegler lectures at UVA
Published on Nov 9th, 2008
1 comments Mel Ziegler's installation, "Hold your Breath." Installation and performance artist Mel Ziegler, winner of the University of Virginia's 2008-2009 "Big Bang" Award, will discuss his past work, which...
UVA art lecture: Alexander Potts discusses "Joseph Beuys and Asger Jorn: Formations of a Political Art"
Published on Oct 31st, 2008
0 comments Asger Jorn, "In the Beginning Was the Image," 1965. The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Art presents a lecture by University of Michigan art history prof, Alexander Potts, entitled, ""...
UVA Art Museum lunchtime talk discusses Japanese art its permanent collection
Published on Oct 31st, 2008
12 comments Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, The Story of Jirozaemon of Sano (Courtesan Murdered by Peasant), 1866 Color woodblock print Monica Shenouda, Luzak-Lindner Fellow at the University of Virginia Art Museum, will...
Blackburn receives UVA's highest honor
Published on Oct 28th, 2008
0 comments At yesterday's Convocation ceremony, University of Virginia dean of admissions John "Jack" Blackburn received the Thomas Jefferson Award for his 29 years of service to the university. In his remarks...
Open studio for teens at Light House
Published on Oct 17th, 2008
0 comments Light House Studio managing director Sam Baker hosts an open studio where young filmmakers and their friends (ages 13 -19) can drop by and learn more about movie making in this casual forum....
UVA Art Dept. lecture by artist Nicole Eisenman
Published on Oct 9th, 2008
0 comments Nicole Eisenman, untitled, 2006. The University of Virginia's McIntire Department of Art presents a lecture by New York City-based installation artist and figurative painter, Nicole Eisenman. In the...
UVA Art Museum presents Dr. Hiram Woodward discussing Java's Borobudur Buddhist monument
Published on Oct 9th, 2008
1 comments Buddhist monument, Borobudur, Java. PHOTO BY JAN-PIETER NAP The University of Virginia Art Museum's 2008 Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia presents Dr. Hiram Woodward, who will discuss...
UVA Art Museum hosts Family ArtJAM
Published on Oct 9th, 2008
1 comments El Lissitzky, Russian, 1890–1941 Figurenmappe Sieg Œber die Sonne (Figurine Portfolio Victory over the Sun) Neuer [New Man], 1923. The University of Virignia Art Museum invites children and...
Kluge-Ruhe presents John Ogden lecture
Published on Oct 9th, 2008
0 comments John Ogden, "Central Australia, Northern Territory," 1984 © 2008 John Ogden. The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection offers a lecture by photographer John Ogden, whose exhibition, "Australienation...
UVA School of Architecture Dean's Forum lecture: Peter Wirtz
Published on Oct 8th, 2008
5 comments The University of Virginia School of Architecture presents a Dean's Forum Lecture by Peter Wirtz of the Belgian firm, Wirtz International Schoten, who will discuss "Landscape Architecture in Belgium...
UVA School of Architecture Dean's Forum lecture: Hitoshi Abe
Published on Oct 8th, 2008
0 comments FRP FTown Building, Sendai, Miyaqi, Japan The University of Virginia School of Architecture Dean's Forum Lecture presents UCLA architecture professor, Hitoshi Abe, who will deliver a talk entitled "...
The Arts Center in Orange: "Felt a Scarf" workshop
Published on Oct 7th, 2008
0 comments The Arts Center in Orange offers a two-hour workshop on how to use wools and other fibers to create three-dimensional felt projects. Students will create a one-of-a-kind scarf during the course of...
The Arts Center in Orange: "Felt a Purse or Hat" workshop
Published on Oct 7th, 2008
1 comments The Arts Center in Orange offers a two-hour workshop on how to use wools and other fibers to creat three-dimensional felting projects. Students will created a finished hat or purse in the course of...
The Arts Center in Orange: "Hypertufa Trough" workshop
Published on Oct 7th, 2008
8 comments The Arts Center in Orange presents a two-day workshop on how to create a Hypertufa garden planter modeled on an old stone farm trough. Instructor: Tina Miller. 129 E. Main St., Orange. 540-672-7311...
Alleged William Monroe football paramour indicted
Published on Oct 3rd, 2008
31 comments Tammy Harlow Cox, 39, took the photo at left in February and posted it on her Facebook account. The right is her mugshot, taken by the Greene County Sheriff's Department today. FACEBOOK/GREENE COUNTY...
Musings
Published on Sep 27th, 2008
1 comments Teens ages 13-18 interested in creative writing can join the club and get inspired at Crozet Library. This writing group is a chance to practice your skills, learn new techniques, read what other...
Star Struck
Published on Sep 27th, 2008
1 comments The view is out of this world at Public Night at McCormick Observatory (weather permitting). UVA’s research telescopes on O-Hill will be pointed heavenward, and Astronomy Department staff and...
The Bridge Fall Film Series: UNNATURAL CAUSES: WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS
Published on Sep 26th, 2008
0 comments In conjunction with the Charlottesville-Albemarle Health Department, the Bridge presents Episode 2, When the Bough Breaks, from the acclaimed documentary, Unnatural Causes, a seven-part series...
PCA and UVA Art Museum present "Art Print Workshop" for parent volunteers
Published on Sep 26th, 2008
0 comments The Piedmont Council of the Arts and the University of Virginia Art Museum invite all parent volunteers in regional public and private schools to attend this workshop that explores how to look at...
ART Life Studio hosts "Poetic Motion" workshop
Published on Sep 26th, 2008
0 comments The new ART Life Studio hosts an all-day workshop, "Poetic Motion: Discovering your Voice through Poetry, Music & the Expressive Arts," taught by Harold McKinney and Sally Atkins, co-founders...
Lindsay Nolting landscape painting workshop
Published on Sep 26th, 2008
0 comments Lindsay Nolting, "Boat Landing July." Painter Lindsay Nolting will lead an all-day, outdoor workshop on landscape painting at Brackett's Farm. Designed for 12 experienced painters, the workshop will...
Children's workshop: "Creating an Art Quilt Square"
Published on Sep 26th, 2008
0 comments The September quilting celebration continues with "Creating an Art Quilt Square," a workshop for children ages 10-12, sponsored by the P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education....
'Uncle and maestro': Friends remember George Garrett
Published on Sep 24th, 2008
2 comments Writers gathered at the UVA Chapel on Monday to remember George Garrett. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR At a memorial service held at the UVA Chapel on Monday, September 22 for writer and UVA professor George...
Quilter Susan Shifflet shares quilting know-how
Published on Sep 19th, 2008
0 comments Quilter Susan Shifflet discusses the art of quilting and offers a demonstration of techniques September 25, 7pm, at the Waynesboro Public Library. 600 S. Wayne Ave. 540-942-6746.
Jean Gardner presents the first University of Virginia HOK Sustainability Lecture
Published on Sep 19th, 2008
1 comments Urban ecological activist Jean Gardner, a senior faculty member in the Department of Product, Lighting, Architecture and Interior Design at Parsons The New School for Design, presents the inaugural...
2,600 kids flag Montpelier's grand re-opening
Published on Sep 17th, 2008
2 comments 2,600 children from area schools held up placards on the front lawn of the restored Montpelier today. PHOTO BY SKIP DEGAN/TAILWHEEL BASICS "The pink stucco is gone, and James Madison is back,"...