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Exhibitions

Richardson Family Art Museum

In the Service of Teaching and Learning: An Inaugural Exhibition of the Wofford Fine Arts Collection

Selected works from the collection span the bronze age in the ancient Near East to late twentieth century America and comprise a vital educational resource that strengthens, supports, and contributes to academic research on campus.  By showcasing various cultural and historical objects, this exhibition presents a unique opportunity for cross-disciplinary teaching and learning that contributes to the superior liberal arts education at Wofford College.  This exhibit runs through Thursday, Dec. 21st.   

 

Museum Hours:  

Tues. Wed. Fri. & Sat.: 1-5 p.m. 

Thurs.: 1-9 p.m. 

Sun. & Mon.: Closed 

 


Richardson Family Art Gallery

  

Delano & Lange in Spartanburg

Richardson Family Art Gallery exhibits photographs by Jack Delano (1914-1997) and Dorothea Lange (1895-1965). As part of the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information project, photographs from this exhibition reflect life in Spartanburg County during the late 1930s and early 1940s.  Portraits of people and scenes from daily life illustrate the effects of the Great Depression, tensions in racial relations, and changes that came to Spartanburg County as Camp Croft transitioned into a military post with the start of World War II. The exhibit runs through Oct. 21st.

 

All the photographs are from the Library of Congress' Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. 

  

Sandor Teszler Library Gallery 

WWI at Home and Abroad

This exhibition, marking the centennial of America’s entry into the Great War, features unique items from Wofford College’s Archives and Special Collections that illustrate the global and local impact of the “War to End All Wars.”  These items are coupled with a traveling exhibition that illuminates the political, social, and cultural climate during this time period. The traveling exhibition was produced by the library at Sewanee: The University of the South and funded by the Associated Colleges of the South.  This exhibit runs through Dec. 18th.

 

Martha Cloud Chapman Gallery 

Buddhism in Sites and Images 

The Martha Cloud Chapman Gallery presents Buddhism in Sites and Images.   Originating in India, Buddhism and Buddhist artistic traditions were transmitted to Southeast and East Asia, and eventually throughout the world.  Selected works in this exhibition include photographs taken by Wofford professor David Efurd at ancient Buddhist sites in India, ink rubbings depicting Buddhist deities from stone reliefs carved during the Tang Dynasty in China, and current sculptures reflecting ancient practices of image-making.  The exhibited works provide insight into understanding Buddhist art, rituals, practices, and religious life.  This exhibit runs through Nov. 16th.