U.Va. Art Museum Features 'Landscape of Slavery: The Plantation in American Art' at Final Friday Reception March 28

March 24, 2008

March 24, 2008 — The University of Virginia Art Museum will feature the exhibition "Landscape of Slavery: The Plantation in American Art" at the Final Friday reception on March 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Prior to the reception the museum also concludes its yearlong series, "Forming American Identities: Our Southern Legacy Colloquia," with "Writing the South," beginning at 4 p.m. in the museum. The series explores themes generated by the museum's special exhibitions on what it is that makes us American, and the roots of our Southern legacy.

Final Friday receptions are free to students and museum members. For all others, there is a $3 admission charge.

The museum is open free of charge Tuesdays through Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.

Parking is reserved in the A6 parking lot at the end of Madison Bowl, across from the museum.

For information about the museum, call (434) 924-3592 or visit its Web site at www.virginia.edu/artmuseum.