Our signature series, Curators at Work, returns for its sixth installment on April 16.
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The Fall-Winter 15 Newsletter is now available in digital form at Issuu
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February 6, 2016 — August 21, 2016

Hiroshige’s 53 Stations of the Tokaido  explores the most traveled road in old Japan with fresh eyes. This exhibition presents five distinct complete sets of Hiroshige’s The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road never before displayed together.

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February 6, 2016 – August 21, 2016

On loan from the National Scouting Museum in Irving, Texas, are nine paintings by Rockwell (1894-1978), famed for his nostalgic and patriotic depictions of 20th-century American life.

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  • Current Exhibitions @ The Muscarelle

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    Museumscopes: Photography by Massimo Pacifico

    April 14, 2016

    April 16 – August 21, 2016

    The Muscarelle Museum of Art is pleased to announce the North American premiere of Museumscopes: Photography by Massimo Pacifico,  a colorful exhibition on the surprising theme that laughter, tears, sleeping and dancing happen every day – even in museums. 

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    Curators at Work VI

    March 4, 2016
    Our signature series, Curators at Work, returns for its sixth installment on April 16.
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    Hiroshige’s 53 Stations of the Tokaido

    February 4, 2015

    February 6, 2016 — August 21, 2016

    Hiroshige’s 53 Stations of the Tokaido  explores the most traveled road in old Japan with fresh eyes. This exhibition presents five distinct complete sets of Hiroshige’s The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road never before displayed together.

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    Norman Rockwell and the Boy Scouts

    January 8, 2015

    February 6, 2016 – August 21, 2016

    On loan from the National Scouting Museum in Irving, Texas, are nine paintings by Rockwell (1894-1978), famed for his nostalgic and patriotic depictions of 20th-century American life.

  • Upcoming Events @ The Muscarelle

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    Norman Rockwell & The Boy Scouts | Jennifer Landry | First Tuesday Lecture Series Presented by MCV Foundation & VCU Health

    6 PMJennifer Landry, the Curator of the National Scouting Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, will discuss the largest international collection of Norman Rockwell Boy Scouts paintings, which is on display in the Scouting Museum. Rockwell blossomed as an artist when serving as art editor for Boys’ Life magazine. Rockwell maintained his lifelong connection with the Scouts, painting images for their annual calendar even after becoming an international sensation for The Saturday Evening Post.
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    The Muscarelle Museum of Art Announces Exhibition Devoted to History of the Brafferton, Indian School on the Historic Campus of William & Mary

    The Muscarelle Museum of Art is pleased to announce an exhibition devoted to the history of the Brafferton on the campus of William & Mary. Building the Brafferton: The Founding, Funding and Legacy of America’s Indian School will open on Saturday, September 10, 2016.Constructed in 1723, the Brafferton remains a strong visual symbol on the campus. The Brafferton is the second oldest building at William & Mary, constructed southeast of the Wren Building to house the Indian School of the College. New research on the Brafferton connects Indian students from the Pamunkey, Cherokee, Nottoway, and Wyandot tribes to wider narratives of a shared past.This is the first exhibition to examine the history of the Brafferton within the wider networks of trade, politics of church and state, and Great Britain’s colonial enterprise in North America.  Included in this exhibition are historical paintings, engravings, archival documents and contemporary Native American Art, assembled to explore the founding, funding and legacy of one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the nation.“This exhibition is much more than an assemblage of art. While our focus is primarily the 18th century, the Brafferton’s history is remarkable and it resonates with a number of contemporary elements,” said Danielle Moretti-Langholtz, Ph.D., director of the American Indian Resource Center at William & Mary and adjunct curator of Native American Art at the Muscarelle. Moretti-Langholtz and her co-curator for the Brafferton exhibition, Buck Woodard, PH.D., manager of the American Indian Initiative at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, are drawing on more than ten years of research on both sides of the Atlantic in curating this exhibition. Building the Brafferton: The Founding, Funding and Legacy of America’s Indian School will run through Jan. 8, 2017. Admission is $10 during this exhibition. Admission is free to museum members; William & Mary students, faculty and staff, and children under the age of 12. 
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    Fall – Winter 15 Newsletter Now Available Online

    November 11, 2015
    The Fall-Winter 15 Newsletter is now available in digital form at Issuu
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    Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane opens at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts

    November 5, 2015
    Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane will be on view at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee from October 30, 2015 until January 6, 2016.
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    Leonardo App Wins SEMC Award

    October 10, 2015
    Decoding Da Vinci , an app which allowed visitors to flip through an english-language interactive Codex on the Flight of Birds during Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty has received an honorable mention award in the Applications category of the inaugural SEMC Technology Competition.
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    The Art Newspaper

    May 14, 2015
    Read the full The Art Newspaper article here.
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    New Website Launched!

    October 17, 2014

    We’ve built a new site over the past few months and are excited to share it! Visitors can now access and search selected works from our online Collections database and we’ve reorganized and redesigned our site for ease of use and efficiency.

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