Free Talk: Tracing Roots with Dr. Shelley Viola Murphy

Learn more about the fascinating world of genealogy through the lenses of enslaved laborers who built the University of Virginia, with a focus on helping anyone, particularly African Americans, trace their roots in Dr. Shelley Viola Murphy’s free talk. In…

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The Saint Kūya and Rokuharamitsuji Temple

The year 2022 marks the 1050th anniversary of the death of the Buddhist saint Kūya. The oldest surviving sculpture of Kūya is said to be the principal image of Rokuharamitsuji Temple (called Saikōji Temple at the time of its founding)…

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GRANDMA MOSES: A Retrospective Exhibition

Anna Mary Robertson Moses (1860-1961), known by her nickname Grandma Moses, began painting in earnest in her 70s and produced over 1,600 works until her final year at the age of 101. Her paintings depict the natural beauty and rural…

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