Bennett uses sculpture to encourage students to think not just with their minds, but with their hands. And his students love it. more >
During February’s Black History Month, UVA’s Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies is offering workshops focused on the arts in response to the events of last summer, culminating with a March 2 celebration. more >
You know about the Academical Village and Monticello, but do you know about the numerous other buildings Jefferson designed? A new exhibition at UVA’s Fralin Museum of Art sheds light on his extensive influence on American architecture. more >
Representatives from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the British Museum and others are turning to the Kluge-Ruhe for key discussions of Australian Indigenous art. more >
The Virginia Festival of the Book will present some 250 events March 21 through 25. All programs are open to the public and most of them are free, with the exception of a few ticketed events. more >
UVA alumnus Ian McGuire talks about the unexpected turns that led him to write his acclaimed novel, “The North Water,” about an ill-fated whaling trip. Now it’s going to be made into a BBC mini-series. more >
Photo Essay
Pete Souza, a White House photographer for both Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan, will share his photos and memories of the most recent president during a talk at the University of Virginia on Monday. more >
Sean Bobbitt, who earned a degree in international relations from UVA in 1991, is a co-producer of the Oscar-nominated animated film, “Loving Vincent,” about pained Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh. more >