Jul 30, 2021
University Event, UVA Arts

UVA Arts Welcome Picnic
Sunday, August 29, 2021 • 6-8:30pm
Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds
Open to all UVA Faculty, Staff & Students


UVA Arts invites all UVA faculty, staff, & students to the Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds for a FREE picnic from 6:00 to 8:30pm with performances, information tables, and food and drinks!! Come learn about curricular, extra-curricular, programmatic, and volunteer opportunities from the Visual & Performing Arts & Architecture departments, programs, and community.

Musical Performances all evening!

Department Happenings:  

  • MoxBox all evening! Come take some awesome photos…
  • The first 200 people to sign up for the UVA Arts Newsletter at the UVA Arts table will get a T-Shirt or a UVA Arts Clear Bag!
  • WTJU will be giving away stickers and Clean Your Ears! Soaps & Signing up for WTJU’s email newsletter automatically enters you in the raffle for a WTJU Travel Mug!
  • Creative Writing Table: Opportunities for Student Writers and Poems-on-Demand on old school typewriters
  • Pick up SWAG from the Arts Libraries, The FralinVirginia Film Festival + many others!
  • Virginia Film Festival Swag Raffle Giveaway, VAFF Colored Pens, and stickers!! 
  • Kluge-Ruhe will be on hand with Posters for the taking
  • Music will be there with a T-Shirts Raffle 

Graciously sponsored in part by the UVA Arts Council

Picnic from Harvest Moon:  Grilled Hamburgers, Veggie Burgers, Hot Dogs, Smoked Pulled Pork BBQ, Southern Style Cole Slaw, Herbed Potato Salad, Watermelon Slices, & Assorted Cookies and Brownies

Participating Departments & Programs:  Architectural HistoryArchitectureArt HistoryArts LibrariesCreative WritingDanceDramaThe Fralin Museum of ArtKluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art CollectionLandscape ArchitectureMiller Arts ScholarsMusicStudio ArtUniversity Career CenterUrban & Environmental PlanningUVA Arts, UVA Arts Box OfficeVirginia Film Festival, & WTJU Radio

Please note: The Culbreth Parking Garage will be open & FREE, but Culbreth Road will be closed for the event, access will be available from University Avenue (not Rugby).

Rain Location: Drama Building: Food in the Lobby; Tabling will be in Helms Theater