The University of Lynchburg’s Daura Museum of Art has a new director. Brooke Marcy, who previously served as curator at Riverviews Artspace in downtown Lynchburg, will assume the role on Sept. 18.
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Two exhibits, “Cultural Witness: Art, Artifacts and Social Order, Selections from the Daura Museum Collection” and “The Beauty of the Land: Watercolor Landscapes of Pierre Daura,” will open Monday, Aug. 22, in the University of Lynchburg’s Daura Museum of Art.
The University of Lynchburg’s Annual Senior Art Thesis Exhibition opens Monday, May 9, in the Daura Museum of Art. A reception and awards ceremony will be held from 4-5 p.m. The exhibit runs through Tuesday, May 17. Admission is free and the public is invited.
Three exhibits are currently on display at the Daura Museum of Art, “This Loss We Carry: Art Revealing the Gunfire Epidemic,” “Metaphor, Myth, & Politics: Art from Native Printmakers,” and “On Paper: Fine Prints from the Collection.”
When her son, Devin, died after a fentanyl overdose in 2018, Theresa Clower turned to art as a way to deal with her grief. Her first project was a pencil drawing of her son. That portrait sparked “INTO LIGHT: Erasing the Stigma of Drug Addiction,” one of two exhibits opening Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the University of Lynchburg’s Daura Museum of Art.
The fall lineup at the Daura Museum of Art opened last week with two exhibits, “15 Minutes of Fame: Andy Warhol and the Cult of Celebrity,” and “The African Conservation Project.” Both exhibits run through Friday, Sept. 24.
Starting Tuesday, Feb. 2, members of the public will be able to view a curated collection of Indonesian shadow puppets at the Daura Museum of Art.
Three exhibits will open Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the University of Lynchburg’s Daura Museum of Art. “Forced to Flee,” a Studio Art Quilt Associates global exhibition, uses textile art to […]
At its February 2020 meeting, the University of Lynchburg Board of Trustees unanimously approved the renaming of the Daura Gallery to Daura Museum of Art. The new name “better reflects our mission as a teaching museum that enhances the University of Lynchburg’s academic mission,” Dr. Barbara Rothermel, director of the Daura Museum of Art, said.
A few weeks ago, Daura Gallery director Dr. Barbara Rothermel and coordinator Laura Cole sent out a campuswide email soliciting works of art for a virtual exhibition. They weren’t looking for professional artists, though. What they envisioned was a show that would highlight “quarantine art” by the children and grandchildren of faculty and staff.