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March 2020


March 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a free tour with our docents of our current exhibitions -- In Focus: New Acquisitions in Photography and American Vision: A Tribute to Carroll Owens, Jr.

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March 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a free tour with our docents of our current exhibitions -- In Focus: New Acquisitions in Photography and American Vision: A Tribute to Carroll Owens, Jr.

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April 2020


April 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As a member of the Muscarelle Museum of Art, you receive free and exclusive access to the galleries for special Members' Hours on Thursdays from 5 - 7 PM. Come and see our current exhibitions In Focus: New Acquisitions in Photography and American Vision: A Tribute to Carroll Owens, Jr.! Not a member? Join today and enjoy the benefits of membership!

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May 2020


May 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a virtual installment of our Book Club! Over the course of this series we will be reading books that are related to works of art and artists represented in the Museum’s permanent collection. In honor of several recent acquisitions of works by Edward Curtis, we have selected Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan. Edward Curtis was charismatic, handsome, a passionate mountaineer, and a famous portrait photographer, the Annie Leibovitz of his time. He moved in rarefied circles, a friend to presidents, vaudeville stars, leading thinkers. But…

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June 2020


June 23, 2020

This year, William & Mary will be celebrating its seventh annual giving day — One Tribe One Day (OTOD). June 23, 2020, is a chance to show how much the university means to us and the impact it has had on our lives. Thank you for your support so that we can continue to create programming and exhibitions for years to come!    

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September 2020

JEAN DUFY | French, 1888 - 1964 | At the Races (detail), 1957 - 1958 | Oil on canvas | Gift of Mrs. Rose A. Guy in honor of William & Mary President Thomas A. Graves, Jr. | 1984.027


September 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - September 20, 2020 @ 10:00 pm
Contact: cindy@mmawineauction.com
Virtual, VA United States

Join us for an online auction with exciting lifestyle lots that include smaller social gatherings, dinners and travel, beginning Sunday, September 13 at Noon until Sunday, September 20 at 10 pm. More details soon. Sponsored by

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October 2020

An Occasion for the Arts

October 3, 2020 - October 4, 2020
Virtual VA United States

WELCOME TO VIRTUAL AOFTA '20! Because we believe so strongly in the value of art, the talent of our artists, and in the Williamsburg community itself, and because we just can't imagine an October without An Occasion for the Arts, we're taking the Occasion experience VIRTUAL for 2020! KICKOFF WEEKEND October 3rd & 4th It's all kicking off on our traditional first weekend of October, the 3rd and 4th, with an exciting 2-day live streaming event featuring some of your favorite local musicians, artist studio tours, workshops with Steve Prince of the Muscarelle Museum of Art and much more! And it's…

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November 2020

MUSCARELLE EXPLORATIONS: Art and Craft Film Discussion

November 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Speaker: Jennifer Grausman and Sam Cullman, film directors and producers
Virtual, VA United States

Join us for a virtual discussion and Q&A with Art and Craft documentary film directors and producers Jennifer Grausman and Sam Cullman moderated by art fraud specialist Colette Loll. This engaging documentary film follows the unique story of art forger Mark Landis and provides a window into how and why he created fraudulent works of art meant to deceive museums across the country. After screening the film, please submit your questions for the panel to museum@wm.edu no later than 12 PM on November 12 to be part of the discussion. Participants will also have an opportunity to ask questions live…

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December 2020


December 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Speaker: David Brashear, Director & Carrie Cooper, Dean of William & Mary Libraries
Virtual, VA United States

Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art by Laney Salisbury and Aly Sujo Join David Brashear, Museum Director, and Carrie Cooper, Dean of University Libraries, William & Mary, for a lively virtual discussion on Provenance. While it reads like a well-plotted thriller, filled with unforgettable characters and told at a breakneck pace, this is most certainly not fiction. Join our discussion about this meticulously researched and captivating account of one of the greatest cons in the history of art forgery. Free with registration.

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