University Calendar

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
Crowns: An Exhibition of Ceramic Works @ duPont Gallery Tickets
Oct 25 – Dec 2 all-day
Crowns: An Exhibition of Ceramic Works @ duPont Gallery | Fredericksburg | Virginia | United States

October 25 – December 2, 2018: Crowns
duPont Gallery
Opening Reception: October 25, 5-7pm

Crowns: an exhibition of ceramic works curated by Jessica Gardner
While many artists have made works about relationships and their lives in general, this exhibition seeks to explore women’s specific experience in motherhood. Inviting women, who’s established body of work lends itself to evolving and exploring the relationships formed in motherhood: relationships to self, to children, to spouses, to other mothers and so forth. Each of these artists publicly discusses her role as a mother and the impact motherhood has on her studio practice, whether it be direct collaborations with her child/children or shifts in the body of work created. Also, each artist represents a different stage in the experience of motherhood.

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

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