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November 13, 2014
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The Washington Post:  There’s some staggering artwork on college campuses that people can see without museum crowds

The drawings were shipped with armed guards, the travel schedule kept secret, in frames equipped with their own precise micro-climates and sensors linked to computers in Italy. Once at their destination – a small museum on a Virginia college campus – more than a thousand students lined up on a cold night for their chance to spend time, up close, with Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings.

“It’s incomparable, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said Aaron de Groft, director of the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary. “They’re 500 years old and produced by one of the greatest artists in history.” He remembered his own experience, as a student, watching a curator take out a Michelangelo drawing and marveling. “How did I get here?” he remembers thinking. “Someone of great genius touched this. … It’s a very humbling experience.”

Daily Press:  Leonardo da Vinci exhibit prepares to open at the Muscarelle Museum of Art in Williamsburg

The exhibit “Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty” opens Saturday at the Muscarelle and runs through April 5. It’s the second huge exhibit at the Muscarelle in three years, following 2013’s “Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane.” Like the Michelangelo exhibit, the da Vinci art will only have one other U.S. venue, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

Legs, Ladies, and the Law: Da Vinci Exhibit at W&M

Feast your eyes on pre-modern visualizations of long limbs, delicate visages, and female empowerment at William & Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art, where joint exhibitions showcase the accomplishments of two Italian luminaries – Leonardo da Vinci, who needs no introduction, and Matilda of Canossa, a progressive 11th-century Tuscan countess who, among other things, revived ancient Roman law in medieval Europe and laid the groundwork for later women’s rights. If history lessons lull you to sleep, the pictures themselves will do all the talking…

Pictures: Leonardo da Vinci drawings at the Muscarelle Museum of Art

With more than 20 images by Leonardo and 8 by his chief rival, Michelangelo, this exploration of Leonardo’s focus on the beautiful and the ugly is the largest da Vinci exhibit in the U.S. since 2003. It also features a new-found self portrait.

Muscarelle’s Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty

Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty will comprise more than 25 outstanding drawings by the Renaissance genius, including the precious sketches in the Codex on the Flight of Birds and the delicate Study for the Head of an Angel, which Sir Kenneth Clark considered “one of the most beautiful drawings in the world.”

Muscarelle Museum of Art Announces Leonardo da Vinci Exhibit

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. The Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary announced that the first exhibition devoted to Leonardo da Vinci’s fascination with the beautiful and the ugly …

A Touch of the East at the Muscarelle

“Tree to Mountain,” an exhibit showcasing over two dozen woodblock prints by Japanese artist Toshi Yoshida opened at the College of William and Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art …

Tree to Mountain: Student curators install new Muscarelle exhibition

William & Mary students helped curate a new exhibition opening at the Muscarelle Museum of Art Friday, which will showcase more than two dozen …

Toshi Yoshida Exhibit at Muscarelle Museum | October 16-January 11

Time: Tue – Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM|Sat – Sun: Noon – 4 PM | Monday: Closed. Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary 603 Jamestown …

Beauty and Naturalism at the Muscarelle

As John Spike, Assistant Director for the College of William and Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art, explained, “Naturalism just means, ultimately, …

Caravaggio Exhibition at the Muscarelle Museum of Art in Williamsburg

The Muscarelle Museum of Art is located at 603 Jamestown Road on the … The exhibition will be seen at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from April …

Michelangelo is Coming to Williamsburg!

From February 9th – April 14th William & Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art will host Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane Masterpiece Drawings from the …

Caravaggio Exhibition Now at Muscarelle Museum of Art

VIRGINIA—This winter visitors to the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary have a rare opportunity to view three famous …

Oil Painting: The Dutch Italianates at the Muscarelle Museum of Art

The Muscarelle Museum of Art, in Williamsburg, Virginia, will be the initial site for the national tour of the major exhibition of Old Master paintings.

Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

The Muscarelle Museum on the campus of the College of William and Mary presents a number of impressive works of art which have been collected …

Exhibit, Lecture and Gilding Workshop at The Muscarelle Museum of Art

Bill has culled a selection of frames from his private collection to present at the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary. The exhibit …

Wine & Run for the Roses, presented by The Muscarelle!

Not even the rains could dampen the mood of the nearly 400 that turned out for the annual Muscarelle Museum of Art’s Wine and Run for the Roses, …

25 of Michelangelo’s Architectural Drawings on Display William and Mary’s Muscarelle Museum

A renowned sculptor and painter, Michelangelo’s legacy as an architect was no less monumental. The Casa Buonarroti holds by far the most extensive …

US ready to welcome Caravaggio’s masterpieces

US ready to welcome Caravaggio’s masterpieces. Three beautiful paintings are currently hosted by theMuscarelle Museum of Art in Williamsburg.

Calendar: Coming Events in London, Virginia, San Francisco

Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va. Michelangelo aficionados can save themselves a flight to Florence.

An Art-Filled Virginia Weekend

Between now and April 14, Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane is on display at the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary in …

The splendor of Imperial Russia in two magnificent exhibitions at the NC Museum of History

To commemorate the event, the N.C. Museum of History is hosting two … The Tsars’ Cabinet is organized by The Muscarelle Museum of Art at the …

The Muscarelle presents Wine & Run for the Roses!

The Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary held their first annual Wine and Run for the Roses event Saturday afternoon, May 7, …

Michelangelo’s Drawings On the Way to Muscarelle Museum of Art

“Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane, Masterpiece Drawings from the Casa Buonarroti” will be on view at theMuscarelle Museum of Art at the College …

Virginia Museum Features Ancient Athenian Artisans

Athenian Potters and Painters: Greek Vases from Virginia Collections is being exhibited at The Muscarelle Museum of Art through Sept. 30, 2012 …

Rare and Unseen Michaelangelo Works Coming to Williamsburg

Saturday, February 9 2013, the Muscarelle Museum of the College of William and Mary will unveil the new art exhibition “Sacred and Profane” …

Wine Auction and Derby Day Party May 7 at Muscarelle Museum

Now, you have a chance to sample a wide assortment of Virginia wines at the Muscarelle Museum’s Wine & Run for the Roses party and wine auction.

Finding Inspiration in Art

Recently I heard there was an Impressionist show at the Muscarelle Museum on the campus of William & Mary here in Williamsburg, and I dropped …

Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane

Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane, in the MFA’s Lee Gallery, is organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art at The College of William & Mary in …

The Prints of William Walmsley

His works are in the collections of the High Museum of Art, Muscarelle Museum at William and Mary, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Mint Museum, and …

11 Things to Love About Williamsburg

Muscarelle Museum of Art Lecture Series: If you want to go where the locals go, look up the latest slate of lectures at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, …

Visiting Masterpieces: Caravaggio and Connoisseurship

Organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art, the exhibition allows visitors to employ the analytical thinking of experts and decide for themselves: which …

The Tsars’ Cabinet

Organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, The Tsars’ Cabinet at the Museum of Russian …

Developing World Gallery Submissions

The Muscarelle Museum of Art will have the best photos professionally printed and hung in the Sadler Center on exhibition for the month of April.

Jacksonville’s Cummer Museum to Host Two Shows

Upcoming FSU related exhibitions at the Cummer Museum … His works are in the collections of the High Museum of Art, Muscarelle Museum at …

Michelangelo’s Cleopatra

It debuted in February at the College of William & Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art in honor of the museum’s 30th anniversary and has now moved to …

The Tsars’ Cabinet: The Luxury and Romance of the Romanovs

Starting October 13, visitors to Toronto’s Gardiner Museum will be … and organized by the Muscarelle Museumof Art at the College of William and …

Gene Davis’s Rhythmic Color

(Kreeger Museum) … color patterns of the “Solar Wall,” a set of tubes filled with dyed water and backlit by fluorescent lights, at the Muscarelle Museum …

What Michelangelo Can Teach Us

I recently had the pleasure of attending Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane, an exhibit at The Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William …

This Day (Off with Her Head Edition)

1735–1743 (Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary); a map of Libby Prison that includes a written account of the February 1864 …

Biography of the Artist

Lutfi’s art works have been included in the collection of the British Museum, London; the Muscarelle Museum, Virginia; Indianapolis Museum, …

April 1st – April 7th

William & Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art. “Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane” … April is E-Cycle month at the Museum, benefitting VirginiaFIRST.

College of William and Mary Developing World Gallery

The College of William and Mary’s International Relations Club along with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Muscarelle Museum of Art, and …

An ugly Michelangelo portrait? It may not be his

Courtesy of the Muscarelle Museum of Art. Michelangelo’s portrait of Cleopatra has been called an ideal Renaissance composition of an idealized …

Yours, W Short

Rembrandt Peale (American, 1778–1860), Portrait of William Short (1759–1849), 1806, oil on canvas,Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of …

10 Visit-Worthy Universities in the US (Even If You’re Not in School)

Highlights include the Wren Building, where Thomas Jefferson roomed as a student; the Muscarelle Museum, with approximately 3,600 works of art; …

Michelangelo’s masterpieces revealed…

Art Instructor Tina Epps took all 25 of her Art I, Art II, and Advanced Art students to the Muscarelle Museum on the campus of William and Mary.

Two Teen Tales

The judges included the director of the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary, and a director from the Chrysler Museum of Art.

Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond

1st floor West, American Art Museum April 27, 2012 – September 3, 2012 at the … Muscarelle Museum of Art at The College of William and Mary in …

Costume Stories: This Week, Boardwalk Empire & Rush

This looks a bit brilliant but we’re afraid it’s more than a short plane hop away. Get yourself to the Muscarelle Museum of Art in Williamsburg, Virginia if …

Hirst and Kokoschka and Prada, Oh My

This exhibition was organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, …. the Casa Buonarroti was organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the …

Muscarelle Exhibitions

College of William and Mary

This collection of etchings, by the 17th-century French printmaker Jacques Callot, represents a significant acquisition for the Museum. A variety of …

Muscarelle Museum of Art

muscarelle.org

The Muscarelle Museum of Art The College of William & Mary 603 … Current Exhibitions @ The Muscarelle … Upcoming Events @ The Muscarelle. 20.

Muscarelle Museum of Art, The College of William and Mary

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Muscarelle Museum of Art will play a leadership role in the creation of a vibrant new integrated arts complex at The College of William & Mary.

Michelangelo exhibit at William & Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art

Richmond Times-Dispatch

Director of the Casa Buonarroti museum in Florence, Italy, Pina Ragionieri (left) and assistant director of theMuscarelle museum at the college of …

Toshi Yoshida exhibit at Muscarelle Museum of Art

Williamsburg

Toshi Yoshida, 1911-1995. October 16, 2014 — January 11, 2015. Whether you are visiting for the first time or the hundredth, a visit to the Muscarelle …

Michelangelo’s Drawings Head To Muscarelle Museum of Art In Virginia

Huffington Post

“Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane, Masterpiece Drawings from the Casa Buonarroti” will be on view at theMuscarelle Museum of Art at the College …

Muscarelle Museum of Art Nominates 17th Century Portrait

Business Wire

Voting in Virginia’s Top Ten Endangered Artifacts (www.vatop10artifacts.org) campaign is underway now through August 23, and the Muscarelle …

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Wall Street Journal

The Muscarelle Museum in Williamsburg, Va., is displaying 12 drawings by Michelangelo Buonarroti, as well as several of his poems and other …

Florentine connection at Muscarelle Museum of Art

HamptonRoads.com

Michelangelo scholar John T. Spike and Aaron De Groft, director of the Muscarelle Museum of Art, persuaded the director of the Casa Buonarroti …

Caravaggio Exhibition Coming to the Muscarelle Museum of Art

Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: Visitors coming to the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary will have a rare opportunity to view three …

fine and performing arts center and muscarelle museum

VIA design architects, pc

Evaluation of the existing facilities for the College of Arts and Sciences and the Muscarelle Museum led to a decision to start fresh with a completely …

Muscarelle Museum of Art

Virginia Is For Lovers

The Muscarelle Museum of Art is located on the campus of The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. The origins of the collection can be …

A Brush with Passion: Mattia Preti @ The Muscarelle Museum of Art

GigaPan

This GigaPan contains 13 of the 15 Mattia Preti paintings currently on loan to the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary.

A Portrait’s Long Fingers Suggest El Greco

The New York Times

A scholar at the Muscarelle Museum at the College of William and Mary has identified a canvas as being by El Greco.

Test of Time Awarded to the Muscarelle Museum of Art

vsaia

The College of William and Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art, designed by Carlton Abbott, FAIA, has been selected to receive the Society’s Test of …

Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg

Virginia Living

Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg. Nearly 350 supporters attended “Wine & Run for the Roses” on May 5 at the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the …

Significant American Paintings Given to the Muscarelle Museum of Art

Traditional Fine Arts Organization

Gene A. (William and Mary, 1952) and Mary A. Burns, whose generous art acquisitions endowment fund has enabled the Muscarelle Museum of Art at …

Williamsburg: Caravaggio’s hand explored in Muscarelle Museum show of three Old Master paintings

Collections – Daily Press

Now both images are on view at the College of William and Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art, which is inviting viewers to decide for themselves if one …

Muscarelle Museum of Art

wmtagday

1983: William and Mary dedicated the first phase of the Joseph L. and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art, built entirely with private funds.

Muscarelle Museum of Art

Williamsburg Area Guide

Located on the beautiful campus of The College of William & Mary, which was founded in 1693, the Muscarelle Museum of Art houses approximately …

Glenn Close Costume Exhibit at Muscarelle Museum

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Glenn Close: A Life in Costume, an exhibit of costumes from Tony-winning actress Glenn Close’s career, opens Sunday at the Muscarelle Museum.

Muscarelle Museum, College of William & Mary to benefit The Arc-GW

Ray Evans Author

The Muscarelle Museum at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, provided a wonderful venue for this VIP Reader event. The evening began …

Muscarelle tackles three Bs: Bullets, Ballet and Ballots

The Flat Hat

On the second floor of the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary, there is a softly lit, gray gallery. Striking photographs belt the …

VIRGINIA THIS MORNING: The Muscarelle Museum of Art

WTVR.com

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – The Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary is proud to announce the opening of ‘Michelangelo: …

Muscarelle Museum

The house and home magazine > Home

Less than two weeks after their largest blockbuster exhibitions ever, the Muscarelle Museum will welcome patrons from their next exhibition Curators …

Meet the Muscarelle

National Endowment for the Arts

Wander to the College of William & Mary and you will find the Muscarelle Museum of Art. This museum, first opened in 1983, has deep ties to the …

A Special Exhibition

Blog – GSA

Celebrating the American Scene: Painters of the Federal Art Projects, the current exhibition at the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William …

Impressionism at the Muscarelle Museum of Art

Artpoints.net

The Muscarelle Museum of Art will be the only mid-Atlantic venue for Seeing Colors: Secrets of the Impressionists, an exhibition organized by the High …

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Discover the Arts in Williamsburg

21st Century Diplomacy: Ballet, Ballots, and Bullets is an international photography exhibition brought to theMuscarelle Museum in collaboration with …

Muscarelle

Diplomatic Courier

A collaboration between Diplomatic Courier and The Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary, 21st Century Diplomacy: Ballet, …  

 

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