Past Events

Monday, February 17, 2020

5pm | Campbell 153

Howard Crosby Butler... [...]

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

12pm | Fralin Museum

In response to The Inside World: Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Memorial Poles, this exhibition highlights works in The Fralin’s permanent collection in which twentieth and twenty-first century artists have tackled history and the... [...]

Friday, February 7, 2020

9:30am - 12:30pm | Rotunda, Lower West Oval Room

Join us for a... [...]

Friday, February 7, 2020

12pm | Campbell 220B

Thursday, February 6, 2020

5:30pm | Campbell Hall 160

In... [...]

Friday, January 31, 2020

6pm | Ruffin Gallery

Please join the... [...]

Friday, January 31, 2020

5-7pm | Ruffin Hall Annex

Please join our... [...]
Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Monday, January 13, 2020

5 - 7pm | Ruffin Gallery

Please join the Studio Art department for the first Ruffin Gallery show of the Spring 2020 season, All to Pieces by elin o’Hara slavick and susanne slavick! 

The show runs from January 13th  to... [...]

Friday, December 13, 2019

9am - 6:30pm | Ruffin Hall

Final Exam Sculptures by the UVA Sculpture Classes


Tiny Self- Portraits, Bronze Amulets, Cardboard Performative works,
Recyclable currency as gifts, Text Sculpture works,... [...]

Friday, December 6, 2019

5pm | Ruffin Hall


Friday, December 6, 2019

5-7pm | Ruffin Hall

Join Art Department faculty, students, and staff for an end-of-semester gathering!

Please RSVP Keith Robertson (zkr7e) by Wednesday 12/4

... [...]

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

6:00pm | Campbell Hall 153

Artist Talk by Cara Romero, Mellon Indigenous Arts Visiting Fellow. Cara Romero (Chemehuevi) is an award-winning artist who utilizes techniques learned in film, digital, fine art, and commercial photography to produce powerful... [...]

Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday and Saturday | Campbell Hall 153

Please join our alumni, students, and friends as we gather for a symposium featuring paper presentations in honor of Richard Guy Wilson’s scholarship, teaching, and mentorship, and as we celebrate the Department of Architectural History... [...]

Thursday, November 14, 2019

5:30pm | Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection

A reception to launch a new mural painted by celebrated artist Barbara Moore on-site at the Kluge-Ruhe. Barbara Moore and Sharon Adamson are visiting artists-in-residence at Kluge-Ruhe November 4-16. Their visit coincides with an exhibition of... [...]

Thursday, November 14, 2019

4:00pm | Ruffin Gallery

Please join William Wylie for a gallery talk  surrounding his show with Corey Drieth: THIS:THAT, on view in the Ruffin Gallery!

THIS:THAT is a collaborative response to the body of work created by the ... [...]

Thursday, November 14, 2019

6:30pm | Campbell Hall 160

Melinda Watt, The Art Institute of Chicago, "The Allure of Cotton: Making and Marketing Fashionable Fabrics in the long Eighteenth Century"


Wednesday, November 13, 2019

5pm | Harrison Small Auditorium

The Studio Art department is thrilled to host 2019-2020 Ruffin Distinguished Artist-in-Residence Nick Cave for a lecture in anticipation of his residency this coming Spring! Cave works in the visual and performing arts across mediums, including... [...]

Friday, November 1, 2019

5pm | Campbell Hall 153

Professor Andrea Giordano teaches at the University of Padova,... [...]

Friday, November 1, 2019

12noon - 1 pm | Campbell Hall 220C

Julie Bargmann
Tough Landscapes: a manifesto for ugly ducklings

Elgin Cleckley and Lisa Reilly
New Interpretation, James Monroe’s Highland

Shiqiao Li and Esther Lorenz
Typological Drift: Emerging Cities in... [...]

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

6:30 pm | Campbell 153

The Mellon Indigenous Arts Program and The Fralin Museum of Art are delighted to host Navajo weaver D.Y. Begay as our next Indigenous Arts Visiting Fellow. Begay will give an Artist Talk (free, no reservation required) on October... [...]

Friday, October 18, 2019

August 26 - October 18

The McIntire Department of Art is hosting its first exhibition of Fall 2019, “A Quick and Tragic Thaw”: A Collaboration by Yvonne Love & Gabrielle Russomagno in the Ruffin Gallery. The show will run from August 26 through October... [...]

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

5 pm | Campbell 153

The Studio Art Department is honored to host a talk from activist, gallery owner, filmmaker, entrepreneur Linda Goode Bryant. Goode Bryant is best known for founding the Just Above Manhattan (JAM) Gallery in 1974 that centered around supporting... [...]

Friday, October 11, 2019


Emily Larned has been publishing as an artistic practice since 1993, when she made her first zine as a teenager. Working in an overlapping region of graphic design, socially engaged art, speculative design, craft, book arts, and writing, she... [...]

Thursday, October 3, 2019

5:30pm | Campbell 158

Lisa Nevett (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

New Fieldwork from Classical Olynthos (Greece): towards an archaeology of identity

Among ancient historians the city of Olynthos is best-known as a regional power from northern... [...]

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

4:45pm | Ruffin Gallery

Quick and Tragic Thaw is a series of artworks that explores the impact of a warming world using the arctic region as the symbolic apex. Through the study of scholarly research and data, use of mapping technology and... [...]

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

6:30pm | Campbell Hall 160

Irene V. Small, Princeton University, "The Discovery of the Organic Line."

Friday, August 30, 2019

4 pm Fayerweather Hall

Friday, August 30, 2019

5-7 PM, Ruffin Gallery

The McIntire Department of Art is hosting its first exhibition of Fall 2019, “A Quick and Tragic Thaw”: A Collaboration by Yvonne Love &... [...]