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March 2024

The Tiny Art Museum Youth Workshop

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
William & Mary Campus Center, 104 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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The Tiny Art Museum Campus Center March 5 | 9:00 – 12:00 PM You are one of the most sought-after global artists, and your name is as well-known as spaghetti. As we imagine the new Muscarelle Museum, participants will create a miniature gallery and fill it with their own masterpieces. You will be encouraged to sculpt, draw, and paint your gallery space as the class creates the first show for the new museum! This workshop is designed for students between the ages of 6 to 12. Please note the space is limited to 15 participants. All Materials will be provided.…

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Voice of the Artist: Delita Martin

March 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sadler Center, Auditorium, 200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, 23185
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This spring, the Muscarelle Museum of Art is thrilled to welcome the artist Delita Martin to William & Mary for a week-long residency. First introduced to the William & Mary community through her mixed-media work entitled Carry This In Remembrance of Me, Martin's work addressing slavery and ancestral memory was a focal point in the Muscarelle’s exhibition 1619/2019. Martin's art addresses issues of identity and representation, using a rich vocabulary of recent and historic signs, symbols, and language focusing on the stories of Black women. On campus, Martin will work with the Muscarelle and the Lemon Project to create an…

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Ancestral Legacy Art Collage Workshop

March 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sadler Center, James Room, 200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23186 United States
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Ancestral Legacy Art Collage Workshop Sadler Center, James Room March 27 | 5:00 – 8:00 PM In conjunction with the spring residency of artist Delita Martin, we invite community members to join Muscarelle Director of Engagement Steve Prince for a special workshop inspired by the themes and processes used in Delita’s work. She creates large-scale prints onto which she draws, sews, collages, and paints. Her work explores the interconnections between past and present generations, using materials and imagery linked to personal memory and symbology. In this workshop, participants will use a variety of materials to create an original collage that…

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April 2024

Masterpieces of Italian Renaissance Architecture

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tucker Hall, Tucker Theater, 350 James Blair Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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The Muscarelle’s spring Selected Topics in Architecture lecture series will focus on the flourishing Renaissance period, when architectural innovation resulted in some of the world’s most breathtaking and magnificent structures. Director David Brashear will present Masterpieces of Italian Renaissance Architecture on April 3 in Tucker Hall Theatre. Perhaps more than in any other art form, the Italian Renaissance in architecture was rooted in a revival — a revisiting and reinterpretation of the buildings of classical antiquity. The buildings conceived by Italian artists in the 15th and 16th centuries, who were frequently pressed into architectural duty, were a collective reflection of the great…

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Voice of the Photographer: Ron Tarver

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tucker Hall, Tucker Theater, 350 James Blair Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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The spring 2024 Muscarelle Explorations lecture series will explore the art of photography and its power to tell human stories. For nearly 50 years, photographer Ron Tarver’s work has explored facets of the Black community. As a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist with The Philadelphia Inquirer, he produced photo essays on subjects ranging from double-dutch jump rope to the crack cocaine epidemic of the 1980s. His exhibitions have explored Black architectural legacy and the experiences of Black Veterans, and his most recent project appropriates images his father made in the 1940s-1950s to comment on the current racial climate. His broad range of…

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Botanical Cyanotypes Workshop

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Andrews Hall, William & Mary, 605 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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This workshop is sold out; we have added a second session on April 20. This Earth Day, we are Inspired by the work of the first female photographer Anna Atkins, who created photograms to document plants' botanical importance and aesthetic qualities. Students will create their own botanical photographs using the same process. Together, we will explore the local ecosystem, collect samples, and photograph them utilizing the sun. This workshop is designed for people aged 13+. All materials will be provided, and all skill levels are welcome; just bring your imagination! Date: Saturday, April 13, 1 - 3 PM Location: Andrews…

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World Art Day

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Daily Grind, 240A Gooch Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23186 United States
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The Muscarelle Museum is excited to celebrate World Art Day through collaborative art projects, educational information, and giveaways. Join us on Monday, April 15th from 11am-1pm in the Daily Grind!

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Opening Reception: America in Black & White

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Join us as we celebrate the opening of our next pop-up exhibition at the Stryker Center, America in Black & White: Depression-Era Photographs from the Farm Security Administration. The exhibition includes selected photographs from the New Deal-era project that created a pictorial record of American life between 1935-1944 and launched the careers of notable American photographers such as Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange and Gordon Parks. Browse the exhibition while enjoying refreshments and live music from the Appalachian Music Ensemble! The Stryker Center is located at 412 N. Boundary Street, adjacent to the Williamsburg Regional Library.

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Botanical Cyanotypes Workshop

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Andrews Hall, William & Mary, 605 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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This Earth Day, we are Inspired by the work of the first female photographer Anna Atkins, who created photograms to document plants' botanical importance and aesthetic qualities. Students will create their own botanical photographs using the same process. Together, we will explore the local ecosystem, collect samples, and photograph them utilizing the sun. This workshop is designed for people aged 13+. All materials will be provided, and all skill levels are welcome; just bring your imagination! Date: Saturday, April 20, 1 - 3 PM Location: Andrews Hall, William & Mary Workshop fee: Muscarelle Members, W&M Staff and Faculty $20; Non-Members…

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