“We Love Life Whenever We Can” will be on display at W&L's Leyburn Library April 1 through Dec. 8, 2023.
This exhibit is free and open to the public, with a scheduled reception and lecture by curator and scholar Jacqueline Chao on March 8 at 5 p.m.
CAP helps museums improve the care of their collections by providing support for a general conservation assessment of the museum’s objects and buildings.
Two new ceramics exhibits, which spotlight women artists, open to the public Feb. 1.
Mueller will give a public lecture in Northen Auditorium on Nov. 9 at 5 p.m.
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Four Washington and Lee alumni were honored on Friday, Oct. 21, during a ceremony dedicating the installation of three plaques on the university’s Memorial Gateway.
The Museums at W&L invite the public to their opening reception for "Museum Menageries" on Sept. 15 at 6 p.m.
W&L will celebrate the international movement on April 2 from noon to 2 p.m. in Watson Gallery on the W&L campus.
Lynn Rainville discusses her research and field work with Black cemeteries.
The public event will feature hot chocolate tasting of historic recipes and feature a display of historic ceramics made for chocolate (beverages?) with Ron Fuchs, W&L's senior curator of ceramics.
Lynn Rainville discusses Black cemetery preservation in a recent NBC News article.
The Museums at W&L invite the public to their grand reopening reception on Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m.
Two presenters who met at a 2017 conference at Washington and Lee joined forces to repatriate a stolen Nepali deity.
The May 17 event will highlight the exhibit, which is curated by sevens students at W&L as part of a Spring Term course, Seminar in Museum Studies.
Isra El-Beshir, associate director of museums, is helping develop, coordinate and execute the strategic plan for the Museums of W&L.
The community is invited to a virtual talk on April 7 titled "Women in the Arts: Out of the Margins, Into the Light."
The public discussion, which explored female abolitionists’ roles in history, featured Lena Hill, dean of the college; Ron Fuchs, senior curator of ceramics; and Nneka Dennie, assistant professor of history.
On Feb. 26, W&L’s museums and art galleries reopened to current W&L students, faculty and staff for in-person visitation.
In the article, Rainville discusses how Sweet Briar College remembers the enslaved people and free laborers who built – and are buried beneath – its campus.
This plate, a recent gift to W&L's Reeves Museum of Ceramics from local collectors Joan and Jay Crawford, provides a window into Chinese culture and the material lives of one of Virginia’s most prestigious families.