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University of Mary Washington Galleries

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Address: 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300
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The University of Mary Washington Galleries are comprised of the Ridderhof...

The University of Mary Washington Galleries are comprised of the Ridderhof Martin Gallery and the duPont Gallery. Admission is free to everyone--students and the public!The Ridderhof Martin Gallery hosts exhibitions brought in from museums around the country, or drawn from the permanent collection of over 5,000 works. The permanent collection is strongest in mid twentieth-century art and Asian art.The duPont Gallery features painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, ceramics, and textiles by art faculty, students and other contemporary artists.The Galleries are open when the University is in session. Hours are 10 AM - 4 PM Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and 1 PM - 4 PM Saturday and Sunday.

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Good school in a great town

My wife and daughter are graduates of this school. My wife and I have been to many events (concerts, etc) over the years.

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

My wife and daughter are graduates of this school. My wife and I have been to many events (concerts, etc) over the years.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

I was a vendor at this event this year. I PAID for a 10x10 booth what I got was a 6x4 table. When I spoke to the person in charge I was told I had to "deal with it or leave and lose your money" I couldn't believe the attitude and nastiness of the person running the event. When I... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

We attended a performance by the UMW Philharmonic with guest appearances by Jose Carreras, Celine Byrne and conductor David Gimenez. A fantastic appearance by all. Check the University website for future productions. cas,umw.edu/music/concert-schedules.

Perryville, Maryland
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Art galleries are very nice. Campus is beautiful. Great place to visit for a few hours and see some beautiful history of this school.

Thank mary532
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Beautiful campus, tons to see: Ridderhoff Gallery, Jepson Science Center, Waterfall for scenic, tranquil talks with friends, Dodd Auditorium beautiful ceremonies there. guest lecturers.

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

Walked the campus, earlier this month, checked out construction site, next to the Simpson library, a lovely early evening walk.

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King George, Virginia
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Reviewed 17 January 2013

Gorgeous campus! Very nice area just for walking children or pets. Not sure of day-to-day activities on campus for the public, but just a walk on the campus is relaxing and peaceful.

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Reviewed 28 December 2012

The Symphony at Christmas is well worth attending every year. It sets the stage for the Season. Don't miss it very well done.

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Dumfries, Virginia
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Reviewed 19 October 2012

Beautiful and stunning artwork of all kinds, historical paintings, etc. Great for art/history buffs.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 18 September 2012

Ridderhof Martin is the art gallery/museum that's in a separate building. It also houses the school's permanent art collection. DuPont gallery features more contemporary exhibitions as well as student and faculty work. It's worth a trip to see what the student artists are producing. There's a lot of talent at the school!

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