September 2 – December 10, 2017

Fred Eversley, 50 Years an Artist: Light & Space & Energy features a survey of the artist’s work representing an extraordinary fifty-year career.  Eversley, trained as an engineer, began making his polyester resin sculptures with an aim to “create kinetic art without using kinetic elements such as mechanical movement or artificial light changes.”  Eversley’s strong interest in energy  has led to further creations that utilize wind current to create dynamic acrylic cast forms. 

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September 2, 2017 – January 14, 2018

Building on the Legacy: African American Art from the Permanent Collection is comprised of more than thirty paintings, drawings, works on paper and sculptures by some of this country’s most renowned artists. 

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    Fred Eversley and His Contemporaries: Light & Space & Energy in Post-War Art

    September 21, 2017 | Dr. John T. Spike | Third Thursday Lecture Series | 6 PM

    Dr. John T. Spike will give an illustrated lecture focused on Fred Eversley's fascinating career and his contemporaries in the Light and Space and Minimalism movements in the 1960s, especially Robert Irwin, James Turrell, and Richard Diebenkorn. This lecture is given in conjunction with our current exhibition, Fred Eversley, 50 Years an Artist: Light & Space & Energy.

    A reception will follow the lecture.

    For more information, please contact Abigail Bradford at or 757-221-2731.

    The event will also be broadcast on Facebook Live starting at 6 PM for those joining us at home.

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    Third Thursday Lecture Series

    Please join us for our Third Thursday Lecture Series!

    21 September 2017 | Fred Eversley and his Contemporaries: Light, Space & Energy in Postwar Art | Dr. John T. Spike

    19 October 2017 | African American Art at the Muscarelle: Building on the Legacy | Dr. John T. Spike

    16 November 2017 | Commemoration and Remembering | Dr. Michael L. Blakey

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    Meet the Curator

    The Muscarelle Museum of Art invites you to start your homecoming weekend with Meet the Curator!Join Dr. John T. Spike, the curator of our two fall exhibitions, "Fred Eversley, 50 Years an Artist" and "Building on the Legacy", for an in depth look inside the exhibitions.Both exhibitions are in conjunction with William & Mary’s 50th Commemoration of the first African American students in residence: Lynn Briley, Janet Brown and Karen Ely.To learn more about 50th commemoration events, visit