Social Injustice: The Prints of William Gropper

Wed, 2012-08-01 10:06 -- admin
William Gropper, born in New York City in 1897 to Jewish immigrants from Romania and Ukraine, was a virulent critic of social injustices and displayed political commentary throughout his art, which portrays subjects of poverty and unemployment, middle-class materialism, law makers and enforcers, and racial discrimination. Opening reception: Tuesday, October 16, 4 p.m.

The Red Coats are Coming! Historic Costume Design by Gibb Zea

Wed, 2012-08-01 09:24 -- admin
During spring 2012, museum studies minor Gibb Zea '13 undertook an independent study to replicate 18th-century-style garments, such as the red coat worn by Samuel Adams in his 1772 portrait by John Singleton Copley. The project included research of styles, materials and construction, pattern-making, and hand-sewing using authentic materials and tools of a period tailor. Opening reception: Thursday, August 30, 4 p.m.

Kayaking on Leesville Lake

Thu, 2012-07-19 11:34 -- admin
Our day trip to Leesville Lake will include half a day of skills instruction in paddling sea kayaks, followed by a 3-5 mile trip. The $40 (LC students and employees) or $60 (all others) fee includes transportation, lunch, and rental of all equipment.

To sign up, visit the Student Activities office (Hundley Hall, terrace level) or email olp@lynchburg.edu.

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