Events for September 28, 2018
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An exhibition of larger-than-life outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper folding. Santa Fe artist Kevin Box collaborates with his wife, Jennifer Box and origami masters Robert J. Lang, Te Jui Fu, Michael G. LaFosse, and Richard L. Alexander to celebrate the art of origami in museum quality sculpture and educational programming.Find out more »
The core of the exhibition is comprised of the stories of 9 diplomats who were recognized as “Righteous Among the Nations”. The stories represent diversity: different countries of origin, various countries were they operated different types of rescue actions taken in various stages of the Holocaust. The stories are woven into the historical chain of […]Find out more »
Enjoy a special excursion to see Swannanoa, the summer home of James and Sallie Dooley on Afton Mountain in Virginia’s beautiful Blue Ridge. The marble Italian Renaissance-style villa designed by Noland and Baskervill was completed in 1913. En route to Afton Mountain, Dale Wheary, Maymont’s Curator and Director of Historical Collections and Programs, will provide […]Find out more »
The adventure begins with an evening hike of the grounds in search of native nocturnal creatures as well as close encounters with a few Maymont animal ambassadors. Plus solve a hands-on mystery, make s’mores, and enjoy stories around the campfire. Following a night in the Nature Center galleries, enjoy a continental breakfast and take a […]Find out more »
They open with Jerome Robbins’ Circus Polka, a lively piece featuring 48 students and a dapper ringmaster. The performance continues with a retrospective of the journey the Company has taken since its inception. The evening closes with Balanchine’s salute to New York City, Who Cares?, a gleeful romp performed to such Gershwin classics as “’S […]Find out more »
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