Exhibitions and Programs


Please note, the Museum will open for visitors Tuesday, September 2.



Perhaps hereafter it will delight you to remember this”:
A Brief Introduction to the History of Sweet Briar College

Alumnae Gallery (Pink Gallery)
Opened May 2012; on view indefinitely

Click here for a PDF copy of the exhibition checklist.

Tusculum: The History of a House
Whitley Gallery
On view through early March 2013. Please note, a smaller selection of Tusculum artifacs will be on view in the Alumnae Gallery (“Pink Gallery”) March through December 2013.

Click here for a PDF copy of the extended exhibition checklist.

Photo: Tusculum, Amherst County


   mt. st. angelo milk bottle

 I have lately bought me a Plantation: A Brief Survey of Farming and Land Use at Sweet Briar
 Whitley Gallery
 On view March 2013-August 2014. Click here for a PDF copy of the exhibition checklist.



 Photo: Milk bottle from Mt. St. Angelo Dairy, Amherst


Simply Justice and Fair Play: Sweet Briar’s Engagement with Civil Rights in the 1960s
Whitley Gallery
Scheduled to be on view Oct. 28, 2014-June 5, 2015



Daisy Williams' original grave markerGhost Stories of Sweet Briar
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
5-7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Program begins at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments served after the program.

Click here for a PDF copy of the 2012 program.
Click here for a PDF copy of the 2013 program.

Sweet Briar students read fictional short stories and poems about Daisy Williams written by the College's earliest students and published in the Sweet Briar Magazine over a century ago. Artifacts associated with Daisy and her life at Sweet Briar are highlighted.

Photo: Daisy Williams’ orginal grave marker, now situated at the Sweet Briar Museum