14 Jan
Wed / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Spring 2015 Late Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School. Late registration and enrollment and faculty counseling for new and continuing students[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Shocking! Awesome!”

    Beck Building

    Emotional responses to art are not uncommon, and some works of art are even intended to provoke shock or awe. On this 45-minute docent-led tour, experience artworks that conjured powerful emotions when they were created;[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Founding Mothers”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Enjoy good books and great conversations at Rienzi and Bayou Bend! The History Book Club meets every other month. The U.S. Founding Fathers are widely known, but what about the Founding Mothers—the women of the[…]

  4. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi's porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Explore the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed the rise of the[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Founding Mothers”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Enjoy good books and great conversations at Rienzi and Bayou Bend! The History Book Club meets every other month. The U.S. Founding Fathers are widely known, but what about the Founding Mothers—the women of the[…]

15 Jan
Thu / 2015

  1. LECTURES
    2015 Sadie Gwin Blackburn Environmental Seminar

    Law Building

    Presented by Cabell Cox, founder, The Grow Co., Charlottesville, Virginia Cabell Cox, a LEED-accredited professional, has worked on landscape architecture, fine gardening, and land management projects throughout Virginia. He and his company offer environmental stewardship[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Fangs, Feathers, and Fins

    Beck Building

    In the ancient Americas, the image of the jaguar, harpy eagle, howler monkey, and other beings were used to bestow supernatural powers, to protect, and for worship. During this 45-minute tour of the exhibition Fangs,[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Impressionists’ Wet Paint”

    Beck Building

    The Impressionists often used the technique of wet-on-wet, in which layers of wet paint are applied to previous layers of wet paint without waiting for the previous application to dry. On this 45-minute tour, look[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour! General admission is free on Thursdays, so take advantage of the opportunity to discover your Museum at no cost. While you're here, grab a drink at the[…]

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