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Muscarelle News

July 17, 2023

Muscarelle Summer Kids Art Camp

Join the Muscarelle for a week of art exploration this summer! Designed for rising second-grade through rising eighth-grade students, this week-long camp will explore a variety of media, techniques and styles, with a special focus on the intersection of art, science and nature. Each day will feature a visit by a community-based guest artist, whose work and stories will inspire the day’s art activities, and each day campers will take home their own unique art piece. Led by Steve Prince, Director of Engagement at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, and staffed by professional artist/instructors and W&M student interns, this camp […]
June 29, 2023

Progress Report: The New Home of the Muscarelle Museum of Art

After many years of planning, ground was broken in March 2023 for the Martha Wren Briggs Center for the Visual Arts. Designed by Bill Butler of the world-renowned firm Pelli Clarke and Partners, the Center will be the new home of the Muscarelle Museum of Art when it opens in fall 2024. The design features a grand entry atrium, new education spaces, a tripling of gallery space, and many other important features. Join us for this program hosted by David Brashear, Director of the Muscarelle, that will include an update and progress report on the construction underway. This talk will […]
May 23, 2023

Turning the Feather Around: The Life and Work of George Morrison

Dr. Danielle Moretti-Langholtz, Curator of Native American Art at the Muscarelle, will present the final talk in our spring Muscarelle Explorations series, Modern Masters at the Margins, with a talk about artist George Morrison. Born and raised near the Grand Portage Indian Reservation in Minnesota, George Morrison (Ojibwe) had a long and distinguished career as an Abstract Expressionist painter and sculptor. This presentation will follow Morrison’s life story and his foray into the inner circle of some of the most prominent American expressionists of the day, including Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, and his return to Minnesota during the […]