The Maier Museum of Art
at Randolph College

Virtual Artist Talk: Erika Blumenfeld

Virtual

Erika Blumenfeld’s fascinating work takes a non-traditional, research-based approach that focuses on the places where science, art, nature, and culture converge. Encyclopedia of Trajectories (2017), currently on view as part of the 109th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Time & Place: Water, Sky, Land, documents meteor activity in painterly, gestural form.  In this talk, Blumenfeld […]

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 […]