Lecture, Anne Helmreich, Senior Program Officer at the Getty Foundation, Thursday, November 20th at 3:30 pm in the Forum Room, Student Commons
Sotheby’s Information Session, Thursday, November 20th at 12:00 pm, Buford House, Room 202
21st Annual Architectural History Symposium, Friday, November 21st from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m at the Virginia Historical Society
Doctoral student Samantha Karam recently organized an online exhibition, Remembering Theresa Pollak: An Exhibition on the Founder of VCUarts, which can be viewed here. The exhibition serves as one of the inaugural exhibitions in the VCU Libraries Gallery and illuminates Ms. Pollak’s artistic career and her role in developing the School of the Arts. More information on Samantha’s exhibit and the new VCU Libraries Gallery can be found in this article by Brian McNeill.
Associate Professor, Michael Schreffler has received the 2014 VCUarts Faculty Award for Distinguished Achievement in Research.
Jessica Witek (MA 2014) co-presented a summary of her MA thesis in conjunction with a lecture at the VMFA, Over Here: Responses to World War I in Art and Architecture with Dr. Elizabeth O’Leary, former VMFA Associate Curator of American Art on Thursday, July 31st at 6:30 pm. They discussed various ways American artists and architects responded to World War I which featured paintings by George Bellows and Childe Hassam, as well as Virginia’s World War I Memorial in Richmond’s Byrd Park.