October 13, 2014


Works of the Studio Art faculty of The College of William & Mary will be featured at the Muscarelle Museum of Art from September 5, 2009 to October 25, 2009. This unique exhibition is a long-standing tradition at William & Mary, and a collaboration between the Art and Art History Department and the Muscarelle Museum of Art. The exhibition highlights the diverse talents of the William & Mary faculty. Studio Art faculty were invited to submit works on paper, sculpture, and canvases to fill the upstairs galleries of the Museum. Aaron De Groft, Director of the Muscarelle Museum of Art, […]
October 13, 2014


Tiffany Glass: “A Riot of Color” is the only exhibition in Hampton Roads 2009 Art of Glass festival that will be devoted to the Art Nouveau glass of Tiffany. The Muscarelle Museum of Art presents Tiffany Glass: “A Riot of Color,” an exhibition of the finest Tiffany glass on view from April 18, 2009 to July 12, 2009. The exhibition celebrates the ten-year anniversary of the “Art of Glass” in a program organized by the Chrysler Museum and the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia in conjunction with the Virginia Arts Festival. While most of the participating institutions will display contemporary […]
October 13, 2014

Picturing Paradise: Cuadros by the Peruvian Women of Pamplona – Alta as Visions of Hope

This exhibition is a collaboration between the Museum and the Women’s Studies Program, the American Studies Program, and the Department of Art and Art History (Prof. Susan Webster) at The College of William & Mary. Support was provided by the Margaret Gove Foundation through the Women’s Studies Program.
October 13, 2014

The New Outcasts / Los Nuevos Olvidados Photographs by Octavio Kano-Galván

Photographer Octavio Kano-Galván’s initiation into art began when he was six years old at the Taller infantil de artes plásticas in Mexico City. He completed his undergraduate degree in Fine Arts at the Escuela de Artes Plásticos (UNAM) in conjunction with a degree in mechanical engineering. Soon after graduation, Octavio worked as a still-shot photographer in the motion picture industry while pursuing at the same time his artistic goals. He has had several one-man shows and group exhibitions in Mexico, the United States, India, and China. Originally from France, Sonia Feigenbaum Karsenti began her career as a cellist. She received […]
October 13, 2014

The Dutch Italianates: Seventeenth-Century Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery

The Muscarelle Museum of Art is pleased to be the first venue to kick off the national tour of The Dutch Italianates: Seventeenth-Century Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, an exhibition presenting views of the Italian landscape of the seventeenth-century as seen through the eyes of some of the most accomplished Dutch artists of the Golden Age. The Dutch Italianates will be on view at the Muscarelle Museum from November 16, 2008 through March 22, 2009. The exhibition will feature a group of forty paintings from the collection formed for a king and will highlight the famed masters of the […]
October 13, 2014

Assignment Middle East and Africa: Selected Work from Photojournalist Paul Taggart

in conjunction with University Center Activities Board, Cultural and Contemporary Events Program: Paul Taggart is a photojournalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Newsweek, and National Geographic.
October 13, 2014


The Museum is pleased to have on temporary loan, selected highlights from the private collection of George W. Roper, II. It includes a wonderful portrait of the Duke of Montfoort by Jan Mierevelt, a Delft portraitist of the early seventeenth century known for his refined technique. There is also a beautiful portrait by Thomas Sully of Mrs. Yates Levy. Also of note is the portrait of Charles IX, who was King of France from 1560-1574, by a follower of the French miniaturist Clouet. Also included is the remarkable, evocative 1880, Landscape with a Church by the American landscapist George Herbert […]
October 9, 2014

Archived Past Exhibitions 1983 – 2011

Losing Todd: A Mother’s Journey (Sadler Center/Museum Muscarelle Annex) September 1, 2011 – October 23, 2011 Curators at Work November 5, 2010 – January 2, 2011 Dürer, Rembrandt, Picasso, Hockney and More New Acquisitions 2005 – 2010 November 6 – December 31, 2010 Envelopes: Architect’s Unfinished Experiments with Building “Skins” (Organized by Pratt Manhattan Gallery, and curated by Christopher Hight) September 17 – October 24, 2010 Pursuing Perfection: Highlights and Select Loans from the Museum Collection November 15, 2008 – July 30, 2010 Merging Souls: Arts of Devotion in Latin America April 24 – July 18, 2010 Unbearable Beauty: Triumph […]