Past Events

Thursday, November 18, 2021

6:30 pm | Virtual

Please join the Department of Art and The Fralin Museum of Art virtually on ... [...]

Friday, November 5, 2021

6:30 pm | Virtual

Thursday, November 4, 2021

6 pm | Clark Hall 107

The Materiality of Maps and the Guises of... [...]

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

7 pm | Nau Hall Auditorium

“Elegantly shot in his narrative hometown, Mamadou Dia’s praiseworthy... [...]

Saturday, October 30, 2021

5 pm | Visible Records

Work by Natalie Romero and Liz Zhang, UVa alumna and... [...]

Saturday, October 30, 2021

9 - 11 am | Boston University

Join artist and University of Virginia painting professor ... [...]

Friday, October 29, 2021

5:00 pm | Ruffin Gallery

Monday, October 25, 2021

5 PM | Ruffin Hall Room 320

 

 

Join the Department of Art for an... [...]

Friday, October 22, 2021

Virtual | 1 PM

 

 

Howard Paine is an Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska at... [...]

Friday, October 22, 2021

Join the Rasquache Mobile Cinema this Friday and Saturday... [...]

Thursday, October 21, 2021

5:30 pm | Virtual

Michael Chazan, University of Toronto

The urge towards creativity and self-... [...]

Friday, October 1, 2021

5 - 7:30 pm | New City Arts

Marisa Williamson, Sandy Williams IV, Patrick... [...]

Friday, October 1, 2021

5 - 7 pm | Chroma Projects Art Laboratory

“Pandemonium: Postcards from the Edge“,... [...]

Saturday, September 25, 2021

4 - 8 pm | Valley Street, Scottsville

VALLEY.STREET.SCAPE is an exhibition by the Scottsville Center for Art and the... [...]

Saturday, September 25, 2021

6 pm | Visible Records

Work by Natalie Romero and Liz Zhang, UVa alumna and the... [...]

Thursday, September 23, 2021

TBD | Wilson 142

Thursday, September 16, 2021

6:30 pm | Campbell 160

The University of Virginia Art Department presents: 

Samantha A. Noël, Wayne... [...]

Friday, September 10, 2021

TBD | Virtual

Dr. Eid-... [...]

Sunday, August 29, 2021

6 - 8:30 pm | Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds

Please join UVA Arts for the annual... [...]
Friday, August 27, 2021

5 - 7 pm | Fralin Museum of Art

Final Friday is returning! Join The Fralin on Friday August 27 from 5:00... [...]

Friday, August 27, 2021

5:30 pm | Ruffin Gallery

We’re excited to announce our first exhibition of the 2021 – 2022... [...]

Friday, August 27, 2021

5 pm | In front of Fayerweather Hall

Calling all Current and Future Art History Majors and anyone interested... [...]

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

8 am | On Grounds

Friday, August 6, 2021

6 - 10 pm | Visible Records Gallery

Participating artists include: Ateri Miyawatl, Bryan Ortiz,... [...]

Friday, June 18, 2021

Ruffin Gallery

Kim Salac, Diana Dreams, April 28, 2021, HD video and archival footage
... [...]
Saturday, June 12, 2021

All Day | Virtual

Come see virtual exhibitions created by Beth Turner's Art and Experience and American Modernisms classes. All 20 exhibitions are available to see NOW!

See Art and Experience... [...]

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

7 pm | Virtual

Every year on May 26, Australians celebrate Sorry Day, also known as the... [...]

Sunday, May 23, 2021

3 pm | Virtual

Graduation 2021

Congratulations, University of Virginia, Class of 2021 Art History Graduates!

You are invited to join faculty and students for the Art Department's LIVE virtual graduation ceremony taking place Sunday,... [...]

Sunday, May 23, 2021

4 pm | Virtual

Congratulations, University of Virginia, Class of 2021 Studio Art Graduates!

You are invited to join faculty and students for the Art Department's LIVE virtual graduation ceremony taking place Sunday, May 23rd, and... [...]

Saturday, May 22, 2021

10 am - 3 pm | Ruffin Hall

The Spaces Between, curated by Eleanore Neumann and... [...]

Thursday, May 13, 2021

6 pm | Virtual

Join the Richmond and Charlottesville Societies of the Archaeological Institute of... [...]

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

2 pm | Virtual

Join Lifetime Learning and faculty from UVA’s College and Graduate School of... [...]

Friday, May 7, 2021

Ruffin Hall, through May 7th

 

Thesis shows in Studio Art are the culmination of not only one but four... [...]

Thursday, May 6, 2021

7 pm | Virtual

In this iteration of The Art in Life series offered by... [...]

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

11 am | Virtual

Marla Redcorn-Miller (Osage/Kiowa/Caddo) is the director of the Osage Nation... [...]

Friday, April 30, 2021

4 - 5 pm | Virtual

Carrie Thornbrugh will draw on her 8+ years... [...]

Monday, April 26, 2021

5 PM, Zoom

Join the UVA Department of Art and the Sculpture Concentration for a talk by installation artist Beili Liu. Registration required!

 

... [...]

Friday, April 23, 2021

12 pm | Virtual

Azadeh Akhlaghi, a world-renowned artist, will speak on her media artwork on... [...]

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

3 pm | Virtual

João Mayawari Mehinaku is an... [...]

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

6:30 pm | Virtual

Louise W. Mackie, Curator Emerita, The Cleveland Museum of Art

... [...]

Friday, April 16, 2021

4 - 5 pm | Virtual

Protecting copyright can be a significant challenge for visual... [...]

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

12:30 pm | Virtual

Join a conversation with filmmakers, Ángeles Cruz and Federico... [...]

Monday, April 12, 2021

2 pm | Virtual

The Tiwanaku sacred center and its influence in eastern Cochabamba... [...]

Monday, April 12, 2021

2 pm | Virtual

Daniel Munduruku was born in Belém do Pará, Brazil, and belongs to... [...]

Monday, April 12, 2021

6 pm | Brooks Hall

Exhibition at Brooks Hall, UVA

The bilum is a type of looped net... [...]

Friday, April 9, 2021

5 pm | Virtual

Lopez’s talk will explore the development (over the last fifty years) of a... [...]

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

6 pm | Virtual

Born in Oklahoma, Anita Fields (Osage/Muscogee)... [...]

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

2:15 | Virtual

This presentation is hosted by ARTH 4591: American Modernisms, with Professor... [...]

Thursday, April 1, 2021

6 pm | Virtual

Navina Haidar, the Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah Curator in Charge of Islamic Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

... [...]

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

3:30 pm | Virtual

America Meredith (Cherokee Nation) is a visual artist, art... [...]

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

1 pm | Virtual

This presentation is hosted by ARTH 3595: Indigenous North American Arts with Professor... [...]

Friday, March 26, 2021

Open now until March 26th in the Ruffin Gallery

Neal Rock, Flesh Poems is now on view in the Ruffin Gallery through March 26th by appointment! To schedule... [...]

Thursday, March 25, 2021

5:30 | Zoom

 "The Islamic-Byzantine Frontier:... [...]

Thursday, March 25, 2021

4:00 pm EST, virtual event

Angela Dominguez (Stella Díaz Dreams Big), Vashti Harrison (Little Dreamers), and Dub Leffler (Once There Was a Boy) discuss the... [...]

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

6 pm | Virtual

America Meredith (Cherokee Nation) is a visual artist, art... [...]

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Zoom, 6:00 PM

 

The Department of Art hosts Neal Rock for an artist talk surrounding his current Ruffin Gallery exhibition... [...]

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

1 pm | Virtual

Born in Oklahoma, Anita Fields (Osage/Muscogee)... [...]

Monday, March 22, 2021

9 am | Virtual

Dr. Carla Jaimes Betancourt (University of Bonn) will... [...]

Monday, March 22, 2021

2 pm | Virtual

Born in Umariaçu in the Alto Rio Solimões region, vocalist and... [...]

Thursday, March 18, 2021

March 18-19, 2021 | Online

Art & Architectural History Graduate Online... [...]

Thursday, March 18, 2021

7:00 - 7:45 pm EST, virtual event

Children’s book author-illustrators Tom Angleberger (DJ Funkyfoot! Butler for Hire) and ... [...]

Saturday, February 27, 2021

virtual | February 27 & 28, 2021

The Mellon Indigenous Arts Initiative at UVA is a co-sponsor of a symposium on writing about art by Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

... [...]

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

1-3 pm | Virtual

America Meredith (Cherokee Nation) is the publishing editor of First American Art Magazine and an art writer, critic, visual artist, and independent curator, whose curatorial practice spans 28 years. Based in... [...]

Friday, February 19, 2021

Open now until February 19th!

 

The 2021 Studio Art Department Faculty Exhibition offers the UVA campus and the Charlottesville community the opportunity to discover the recent artistic endeavors and professional accomplishments of faculty in the Art Department.... [...]

Friday, February 19, 2021

4:00 pm | Virtual

Archaeology Brown Bag

Professor Michael Frachetti
Department of Anthropology
Washington University in St. Louis

“Remapping the Silk Roads from Prehistory to the Medieval Era"

See a full... [...]

Thursday, February 18, 2021

8 am | Virtual

University of Oxford Greek Archaeology Group and Prehistoric and Early Greece Graduate Seminar

Tyler Jo Smith: A Religious Middle Ground? Athenian Vases for the Dead at Spina.

 

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Administrative Deadline!

New Declarations

Students who wish to declare a major or a minor in art history should contact the Director of the Undergraduate Program in Fayerweather Hall.

... [...]

Saturday, November 28, 2020

9 am EST| Virtual

With fellow artist Neal Rock on the occasion of Murillo's recent exhibition in... [...]

Friday, November 20, 2020

All Weekend | Virtual

Our very own Federico Cuatlacuatl is premiering his film Tsenacommacah. Tsenacommacah is what the Powhatan called their territory of Tidewater Virginia, roughly translated as, “densely inhabited land”. An... [...]

Thursday, November 19, 2020

7 pm | Virtual

In this timely webinar, Aboriginal Australian artist ... [...]
Thursday, November 19, 2020

2 pm | Virtual

We welcome you to join us as our 2020... [...]

Monday, November 16, 2020

TBD

Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be awarded the prestigious honor of Poet Laureate, will present a poetry reading for the UVA community on the evening of Monday, November 16. Check back on this site for more details... [...]

Friday, November 13, 2020

10 am - 12 pm | Virtual

 

Kasey Jernigan... [...]
Thursday, November 12, 2020

17:30 | Zoom

"Using Ugly Pottery to Understand Elite Mycenaean Cuisine"
 

For generations, Greek archaeologists interested in ceramics have mostly focused on the “pretty” kind, usually painted vessels... [...]

Thursday, November 12, 2020

6 pm | Online

The Lunder Institute for American Art is pleased to announce the Lunder Institute Talks, a series of live, hour-long Zoom conversations with scholars and artists who are shaping the field of American art. Together, Lunder Institute area directors... [...]

Thursday, November 12, 2020

18:00 (NYC)/17:00 (Guatemala) | Zoom

The event will be held in Spanish but questions in English are welcome.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

5:30 | Online

 

... [...]
Friday, October 23, 2020

12-1:30 pm | Virtual

The Early Modern Workshop is a multidisciplinary forum... [...]

Thursday, October 15, 2020

6 pm | Online

The Lunder Institute for American Art is pleased to announce the Lunder Institute Talks, a series of live, hour-long Zoom conversations with scholars and artists who are shaping the field of American art. Together, Lunder Institute area directors... [...]

Thursday, October 15, 2020

6:30 pm | Online

2020 AHAA Research Fellowship Talks

Kelvin Parnell, PhD candidate, University of Virginia

“Casting Bronze, Recasting Race: Sculpture in... [...]

Friday, October 2, 2020

4 pm | Online

Abstract: The Eleusinian Mysteries that took place at the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore at Eleusis (outside of Athens, Greece) were a mystery cult that stretched back as far as the Bronze Age. While we do not know the full details of what... [...]

Friday, October 2, 2020

3-7 pm | Second Street Gallery

In his exhibition at Second Street Gallery, Cuatlacuatl will explore the use of tradition and culture as political weapons by examining the Latinx custom of... [...]
Thursday, October 1, 2020

6:30 pm | Virtual

Robert DeCaroli, Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History, George Mason University

Professor DeCaroli is a specialist in... [...]

Friday, September 25, 2020

10 am | Online

“... [...]
Thursday, September 24, 2020

7 pm | Online

In this webinar, Kluge-Ruhe interns Addie Patrick and Ashley Botkin join Kluge-Ruhe... [...]
Thursday, September 24, 2020

6 pm | Online

The Lunder Institute for American Art is pleased to announce the Lunder Institute Talks, a series of live, hour-long Zoom conversations with scholars and artists who are shaping the field of American art. Together, Lunder Institute area directors... [...]

Friday, September 18, 2020

8:30 am | Online

... [...]
Friday, September 18, 2020

4 pm | Online

Dr. Jonah Augustine

Honorary Fellow

Abstract: Tiwanaku, located in western Bolivia, was among the largest... [...]

Thursday, September 17, 2020

6 pm | Online

Please join the Thomas Jefferson Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians for a roundtable discussion, “State of the Field: Architectural History at the University of Virginia.” This event will showcase the recent work of... [...]

Monday, September 14, 2020

7pm | Virtual

Speaker... [...]

Friday, February 28, 2020

5 - 7pm | Ruffin Hall

Please join... [...]

Thursday, February 27, 2020

6:30pm | Campbell 160

McIntire Lecture Series

... [...]
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

12pm | Campbell 220B

Friday, February 7, 2020

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

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

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

... [...]

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

Featuring:

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

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

... [...]

Friday, December 6, 2019

5pm | Ruffin Hall

 

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

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"

 

 
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

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... [...]

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

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... [...]

Friday, November 1, 2019

5pm | Campbell Hall 153

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

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

5pm

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 &... [...]