The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Wednesday, February 22, 2017


Harnett Museum of Art Dedication Ceremony
RICHMOND, VA.- The University of Richmond will hold ceremonies to rename art museum in honor of donors Joel and Lila Harnett. Ceremonies to officially rename the university’s art museum and to honor donors Joel and Lila Harnett will be held 3-5 p.m., Saturday, April 30, in the Modlin Center for the Arts. The event, which is free and open to the public, will honor the Harnetts, who live in Phoenix but will be in Richmond for the dedication. They are longtime supporters of the visual arts at the university, and Joel Harnett is a class of 1945 alumnus. Richmond President William E. Cooper and former President E. Bruce Heilman will speak. A reception will follow.

Formerly the Marsh Art Gallery, the newly named Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art is one of three museums known collectively as University Museums. The others are the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature and the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center.

The Harnetts have supported many of the museum’s exhibitions during the past 20 years, and in 2001 they made a major contribution to establish the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center, the only facility of its kind in the region, and to give the museum an endowment for print acquisitions and programs.

The Harnetts also have given significant artwork to the museum’s permanent collection, and they continue to fund the Harnett Summer Fellow, which allows a Richmond undergraduate to work full time with museum staff to research the collections and curate exhibitions. This year’s summer fellow will be announced at the dedication ceremony.






Today's News

April 13, 2005

Rem Koolhaas Wins Mies van der Rohe Award 2005

Masterpieces of the Museum Island, Berlin

Fernado Botero Depicts Iraqi Detainees

Secret Service Investigates Bush Stamp Art

International Contemporary Photography and Video Fair

Performance of Death in Japanese Kabuki Actor Prints

Rare and Unique Haggadot at NYPL

Motohiko Odani / Joe Gilmore & Andrea Polli

American Color Print Society's 59th Exhibition

Harnett Museum of Art Dedication Ceremony

New Information Specialist at CCP

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Exhibition at Sotheby's S/2 features 9 women spanning 4 continents and over 100 years of creativity

2.- 'Violence' moves NY museum to shut down anti-Trump art show

3.- Erotica: Passion & Desire exhibition and sale tests taboos at London auction house

4.- Sotheby's to offer one of the greatest works by Gustav Klimt ever to appear at auction

5.- Exhibition explores Edgar Degas' fascination with the hat makers of Paris

6.- Guggenheim celebrates 80 years of innovation with presentation of 170 modern works

7.- Exhibition focuses on the work of the two top painters of the Dutch De Stijl movement

8.- Botticelli Venus painting on view for first time in United States

9.- Parmigianino's 16th century masterpiece at risk of leaving the United Kingdom

10.- 300 photographs of Rock & Roll musicians and Jazz greats at Shelburne Museum

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful