University Calendar

Apr
19
Thu
Margaret Sutton: Face to Face @ Convergence Gallery, Simpson Library 2nd floor Tickets
Apr 19 – Sep 18 all-day
Margaret Sutton: Face to Face @ Convergence Gallery, Simpson Library 2nd floor | Fredericksburg | Virginia | United States

Margaret Sutton, a 1926 graduate of the State Teachers College, now UMW, was a prolific artist, and most of her drawings, paintings, and correspondence is in the collection of UMW Galleries. Students in Professor Och’s ARTH 317: Laboratory in Museum Studies have curated an exhibition from this extraordinary archive. The works span much of Sutton’s career, from 1936 through the 1970s, decades of remarkable developments in American art centered in New York City, Sutton’s home for this entire period.

Margaret Sutton: Face to Face opens April 19 in the Convergence Gallery of Simpson Library. The opening reception is from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and is free and open to the public.

This exhibition is made possible with support from the Department of Art and Art History, UMW Galleries, the Museum Studies Program, Simpson Library, the Convergence Gallery, Alfred Levitt, and the students in ARTH 317.

Sep
6
Thu
Museums as Viewing Machines: Work by Jeffrey Abt @ Ridderhof Martin Gallery Tickets
Sep 6 – Oct 14 all-day
Museums as Viewing Machines: Work by Jeffrey Abt @ Ridderhof Martin Gallery

Exhibition runs September 6 – October 14 in University of Mary Washington’s Ridderhof Martin Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday September 6, 5-7pm
Artist Talk: Friday September 7, noon

This exhibition features Abt’s Wandering Gallery project and Museum series. The Wandering Gallery project explores the behind-the-scenes, never-ending cycle of unpacking and packing, installation and de-installation, documentation, and interpretation associated with changing exhibitions.

Abt’s Museum series focuses on the visual parallels between galleries and sacred spaces, particularly religious sanctuaries. Abt is intrigued by environments created to foster contemplation, whether for the purposes of studying artworks or for spiritual introspection.

All events are free and open to the public
Gallery hours: Tues-Fri 10am- 4pm, Sat/Sun 1-4pm
Additional information at www.umwgalleries.org

Image: Jeffrey Abt, Wandering Gallery project (translation and representation), open, multiple media, 2006

UMW Studio Art Faculty Exhibition @ duPont Gallery Tickets
Sep 6 – Oct 14 all-day
UMW Studio Art Faculty Exhibition @ duPont Gallery

Exhibition runs September 6 – October 14 in University of Mary Washington’s duPont Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 6, 5-7pm

An exhibition featuring the UMW Studio Art Faculty:

Debra Balestreri
Carole Garmon
Larry Hinkle
Rosemary Jesionowski
Ashe Laughlin
Jon McMillan
Chris Musina
Jason Robinson
Joliza Terry
Jake Urbanski
Sarah Spencer White

All events are free and open to the public
Gallery hours: Tues-Fri 10am- 4pm, Sat/Sun 1-4pm
Additional information at www.umwgalleries.org

Image: Ashe Laughlin, “Booby Trap”, Oil on Canvas on Board.

Oct
25
Thu
Ready-Made Dream: Sue Johnson @ Ridderhof Martin Gallery Tickets
Oct 25 – Dec 2 all-day
Ready-Made Dream: Sue Johnson @ Ridderhof Martin Gallery

Ready-Made Dream
Sue Johnson
Ridderhof Martin Gallery
October 25 – December 2
Opening Reception: October 25, 5-7pm
Artist Talk in the Gallery: October 26, noon

The exhibition features floor-to-ceiling vinyl panels and decals that the artist has designed—transforming the gallery into the interior of an ideal, modern home. As the exhibition title suggests, Johnson envisions a world in which the home is nostalgic and familiar, yet, also reduced to an empty space existing simply to house various things.

All events are free and open to the public
Gallery hours: Tues-Fri 10am- 4pm, Sat/Sun 1-4pm
Additional information at www.umwgalleries.org

Oct
28
Sun
UMW Theatre Road Trip: The Comedy of Errors @ Shakespeare Theatre Company Tickets
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm

The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
a comedy presented by Shakespeare Theatre Company at the Lansburgh, Washington, D.C.
Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
$80 per person, includes transportation and theatre tickets.

UMW Theatre is hitting the road again this year! Seeing professional theatre in DC could not be an easier. Simply board the bus at duPont Hall at noon, journey up to the theatre, and on the way there and back enjoy discussions with fellow Road Trippers and our esteemed faculty about the production! Afterwards, we’ll hop back on the bus and journey back to Fredericksburg and continue the discussion. No parking. No driving. No hassles!

Dec
2
Sun
UMW Theatre Road Trip: Anything Goes @ Arena Stage Tickets
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm

Anything Goes music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse &
Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, new book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman
a musical presented by Arena Stage, Washington, D.C.
Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
$80 per person, includes transportation and theatre tickets

UMW Theatre is hitting the road again this year! Seeing professional theatre in DC could not be an easier. Simply board the bus at duPont Hall at noon, journey up to the theatre, and on the way there and back enjoy discussions with fellow Road Trippers and our esteemed faculty about the production! Afterwards, we’ll hop back on the bus and journey back to Fredericksburg and continue the discussion. No parking. No driving. No hassles!