UMW Hosting Two Exhibitions, One from Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Vincent Van Gogh, The Wheat Field Behind St. Paul’s Hospital, St. Remy, 1889, oil on canvas, 18 x 21 3/4 in./framed 9 1/2 x 13 1/4 in./unframed, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

The University of Mary Washington Galleries is hosting two exhibitions: “Van Gogh, Lichtenstein, Whistler: Masterpieces of World Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts” through Friday, December 2 at the Ridderhof Martin Gallery; and “Super-Sized: Large Scale Drawings” through Friday, December 2 at the duPont Gallery. The opening reception for “Van Gogh, Lichtenstein, Whistler” was Thursday, October 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ridderhof Martin Gallery. Cliff Edwards, professor of philosophy and religious studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, presented the lecture “Mysteries of ‘The Night Café’: Hidden Key to the Spirituality of Vincent Van Gogh” at the gallery on Sunday, October 30 at 2 p.m. On Sunday, November 13 at 2 p.m., Jeffrey Allison, Paul Mellon Collection Educator at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, will present the lecture “Jasper Francis Cropsey: The Hudson River School and a True American Landscape.” Both lectures are free and open to the public, but … [Read more...]