Two art exhibits will open Monday, January 28, in the University of Lynchburg’s Daura Gallery. Both are made up of recent purchases by the Friends of the Daura Gallery that will become part of the gallery’s permanent collection. “In Memory of My Feelings: Artists’ Homage to Frank O’Hara” features artwork that celebrates the work of […]
“The Newest Americans,” a photography exhibit that explores citizenship and immigration in the Trump era, opens Monday, October 15, in the Daura Gallery at University of Lynchburg. The exhibit will be on display through December 10. Admission is free and the public is invited.
Two art exhibits will open on Monday, August 27, in the University of Lynchburg’s Daura Gallery. One is comprised of artwork from the gallery’s permanent collection. The other is made up of items bequeathed to the University by longtime history professor Dr. Jim Owens. “Becoming a Museum: Selections from the Collection” includes work by gallery […]
Dr. Barbara Rothermel, director of Lynchburg’s Daura Gallery, recently returned from China, where she spent two weeks at Shanghai Jiao Tong University presenting professional development workshops on behalf of University Museums and Collections (UMAC), a committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM).
A group of Lynchburg students and faculty recently returned from a 10-day trip to England and Iceland. The trip was led by faculty members Dr. Barbara Rothermel and Dr. Jimmy Roux and focused public relations practices, cultural heritage, and tourism.
When Dr. Jim Owens, a longtime history professor at Lynchburg College, died in August of 2017, he bequeathed to the College a large and eclectic collection of artwork. Of the approximately 300 pieces, many fall into the category of southern outsider folk art.
An art exhibit that originated in Lynchburg College’s Daura Gallery will open Saturday, May 12, in Richmond at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture, formerly the Virginia Historical Society.
“The Life and Impact of Diane di Prima” will open Thursday, April 5, at 4 p.m. Student-curator Shelby Miller ’18 will read some of di Prima’s poetry, as well as her original poetry, at 4:45 p.m.
Lynchburg College’s Daura Gallery is publishing a book of art by Queena Stovall, and is also sponsoring a historic highway marker honoring the local painter. A book-signing and reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22. The highway marker honoring Stovall will be dedicated at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 24.
In the 1940s, Central Virginia folk artist Queena Stovall took painting lessons — albeit briefly — from Pierre Daura, chairman of University of Lynchburg’s art department from 1945 to 1946 and later the namesake of its Daura Gallery. Stovall, who didn’t start painting until she was 62 years old, was largely self-taught and had a […]