The Maier Museum of Art
at Randolph College

Museum closed in observance of Juneteenth Holiday

Also known as Freedom Day, Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 that the last enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, learned they were free — two and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Randolph College is closed Friday, June 18 in observance of Juneteenth. The Maier is closed Friday, June 18 and […]

Documentary Film Release | From the Beginning: The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College 1 Quinlan St., Lynchburg

From the Beginning: The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College (2021). Directed by Tom Sykes, 41 mins.  FREE. Join us for an in-person back to school event! *   From the Beginning: The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College tells the remarkable story of how a small women's college in Virginia - Randolph-Macon Woman's College […]

Opening Night! 110th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art

110th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Storytellers: Faith Ringgold + Aminah Robinson A truly compelling narrative has transformative power. As stories become alive and engage they teach us about our communities, our histories and ourselves. Storytellers: Faith Ringgold + Aminah Robinson is a two-artist exhibition featuring a mini survey of mixed media artworks by legendary […]

Art Saturday for High School Students: Up Close with Faith Ringgold’s Story Quilts

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College 1 Quinlan St., Lynchburg

American artist Faith Ringgold is renowned for her “story quilts” that combine narrative paintings with quilted borders and handwritten text. Thangkas, Tibetan Buddhist paintings on cotton and silk brocade, and the African American tradition of quilt making inspired Ringgold to create this unique art form. We will explore how Ringgold challenged the art world by […]

Art Saturday for High School Students: Dynamic Relief Prints of Aminah Robinson

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College 1 Quinlan St., Lynchburg

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL! Contour line drawings of oversized hands are a central motif in American artist Aminah Robinson’s work. Her large-scale woodcuts include simple, seemingly uneventful moments dramatized through scale, composition and visual contrast. After discussing Robinson’s work on view at the Maier, we will explore contour line drawing and relief printing processes with […]

Art Saturday for High School Students: RagGonNons: Mixed Media Paintings by Aminah Robinson

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College 1 Quinlan St., Lynchburg

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL!  American artist Aminah Robinson incorporated scraps of cloth, found objects, shells, and other non-conventional materials like neckties into her artwork. She coined the term “RagGonNons” to describe her mixed media paintings because she felt art making was a never-ending activity.  She continually added to old works, and believed that each person […]