July 12, 2024

High-Profile Show Brings African-American Art to UMW

Sophomore Lauryn Taylor sees a bit of herself in a new exhibit at the University of Mary Washington Galleries. “I haven’t seen many works of art featuring someone who looks like me,” Taylor said of a piece featuring a full-figured Black woman in Healing Through the Preservation of Our Histories and Our Selves, on view […]

UMW Presents a Palette of Pandemic-Era Arts

Soon after the University of Mary Washington Chamber Choir performed live in the James Farmer Hall atrium last March, UMW went totally online, and singing was deemed a “super-spreader” activity. Last fall, UMW Choirs sang together again – virtually – performing In Te Domine Speravi. The new piece by composer Sarah McDonald focuses on isolation, […]

UMW Galleries Highlight Faculty and Alumni Artists

A retrospective of artwork from Mary Washington alumni and faculty past and present will be featured in one of two exhibitions hosted by the UMW Galleries, beginning on Thursday, Feb. 6. The other will honor the legacy of a former professor who was instrumental in cultivating the University’s art collection. These shows, Origins: UMW Ceramics […]

UMW Galleries Highlights Faculty Artists

The works of 11 faculty members in the Department of Studio Art will be featured in one of two exhibitions hosted by the University of Mary Washington Galleries, beginning Thursday, Sept. 6. The exhibits, UMW Studio Art Faculty Exhibition in the duPont Gallery, and Museums as Viewing Machines: Work by Jeffrey Abt in the Ridderhof […]