University of Virginia Art Museum Lunchtime Gallery Talk Set for April 16

April 09, 2008

April 8, 2008 — In conjunction with the University of Virginia Art Museum's special exhibition, "Landscape of Slavery: The Plantation in American Art," U.Va. art history doctoral candidate Catherine Malone will give a lunchtime gallery talk on April 16 at 1 p.m. in the museum. Malone's informal talk, "Portraits of the Big House," will consider the image of the plantation in the works exhibited.

The exhibition, "Landscape of Slavery: The Plantation in American Art," depicts culture in the plantation-era South as represented through more than 70 works of art created by artists from the early 19th century to today.

The U.Va. Art Museum is open to the public free of charge Tuesdays through Sundays, from noon to 5 p.m. Parking is available on Bayly Drive, off Rugby Road and in the Central Grounds Parking Garage on Emmet Street.