Angels and Ministers of Grace Defend Us!

OCT 16-DEC 8
LISANBY MUSEUM - FESTIVAL

Angels and Ministers of Grace Defend Us!

Angels and Ministers of Grace Defend Us!

OCT 16-DEC 8
LISANBY MUSEUM - FESTIVAL


The divine can appear in many forms, sometimes to guide or defend and other times to mete out appropriate punishment. This exhibition explores spirits as they have appeared in ancient cultures through modern day. More


Fahimeh Vahdat

Multiple Media

OCT 24-DEC 8
DUKE HALL GALLERY

Fahimeh Vahdat

Fahimeh Vahdat

Multiple Media

OCT 24-DEC 8
DUKE HALL GALLERY


Fahimeh Vahdat is a visual artist who fled her home country of Iran as the revolution erupted, emigrating to England and then to the United States in 1980. Her work, which includes paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures and performance art, highlights the universal refugee experience, human rights abuses, as well as issues of body politics, stereotypes, race, rituals, and beauty. Vahdat currently serves as the department chair of visual arts at Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland. Note: This exhibition opens one day later than communicated in our 2017-2018 Masterpiece Season brochure. More


Edgar Endress

Mixed Media

JAN 8-FEB 16
DUKE HALL GALLERY

Edgar Endress

Edgar Endress

Mixed Media

JAN 8-FEB 16
DUKE HALL GALLERY


Chilean-born artist Edgar Endress is a professor of new media and graduate program director at George Mason University’s School of Art. Endress creates content- and context-specific work, ranging from large installations to audio and video presentations, that bridges the gap between art and social engagement. More


Awakening Arcadia

JAN 15-FEB 23
LISANBY MUSEUM - FESTIVAL

Awakening Arcadia

Awakening Arcadia

JAN 15-FEB 23
LISANBY MUSEUM - FESTIVAL


Take in beautiful visions of Arcadia, an ancient utopia where man lived simply and in harmony with the land. These idyllic scenes have long been the subject of artists, who have provided their patrons with a refreshing pause from everyday life. More


Draw and Play Here: The tet[R]ad Project

JAN 30-MAR 23
INSTITUTE FOR VISUAL STUDIES - ROOP HALL

Draw and Play Here

Draw and Play Here: The tet[R]ad Project

JAN 30-MAR 23
INSTITUTE FOR VISUAL STUDIES - ROOP HALL


This exhibition features an installation of works from the international artmaking exchange founded by JMU alumnus David R. Modler and Samuel H. Peck. This ongoing project fosters collaborations and community-based art practices through visual journals. More


Group Sculpture Exhibition

Encore Artists

Sculpture/New Media

FEB 26-APR 4
DUKE HALL GALLERY

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Group Sculpture Exhibition

Encore Artists

Sculpture/New Media

FEB 26-APR 4
DUKE HALL GALLERY


This exhibition features works by Sam Blanchard, Dan Carlson, Martha Burgess, and PLAKOOKEE. Blanchard is assistant professor of studio art in Virginia Tech’s School of Visual Arts. Carlson is a JMU alum who has a studio in Brooklyn, New York, where he also works as a fabrication freelancer. Martha Burgess is a New York-based artist and Guggenheim Fellow, and PLAKOOKEE is a D.C.-based collaboration between artists and designers, Justin Plakas and Rachel Debuque. More


Linking Meandering Paths

MAR 12-23
LISANBY MUSEUM - FESTIVAL

Linking Meandering Paths

Linking Meandering Paths

MAR 12-23
LISANBY MUSEUM - FESTIVAL


Korean-Americans Sukjin Choi and Anna Westfall explore the influences of two different cultures on identity in the exhibition, Linking Meandering Paths. As sculptors and ceramists, Professor Choi of James Madison University and Professor Westfall of Eastern Mennonite University create a visual manifestation of themes of identity that resonate in our global world. More


Adoration and Art

APR 2-26
LISANBY MUSEUM - FESTIVAL

Adoration and Art

Adoration and Art

APR 2-26
LISANBY MUSEUM - FESTIVAL


Throughout time, religious spaces have been designed to set apart the sacred from the every day. This exhibition explores—through the eyes of Honor student Fiona Wirth—the artistic traditions of the ancient Mediterranean through early modern cultures that infused holy sites with the presence of the divine. More



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