Students Dancing on Arts Grounds During the Welcome Picnic

UVA Arts Welcome Picnic
Sunday, August 27, 2023 • 6:00-8:00pm
Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds
Open to all UVA Faculty, Staff & Students

We can't wait to WELCOME YOU!! 

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UVA Arts invites all UVA faculty, staff, & students to the Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds for a FREE picnic from 6:00 to 8:00pm 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! Stay Tuned for the lineup...

Department Happenings:  

  • Photo Booth all evening! Come take some awesome photos and leave with a copy…
  • The first 300 people to sign up for the UVA Arts Newsletter at the UVA Arts table will get a FREE T-Shirt!! 
  • WTJU will be giving away FREE WTJU t-shirts for the first 50 people to stop by + brand new WTJU buttons and the world-famous WTJU soaps! 
  • Creative Writing Table: Opportunities for Student Writers and Poems-on-Demand on old school typewriters
  • Pick up SWAG from Dance & Drama, Music, Arts Administration, the Arts Libraries, The Fralin Museum of ArtVirginia Film Festival, the Career Center, UVA Acts + many others!
  • Virginia Film Festival Swag Raffle Giveaway, VAFF Colored Pens, and stickers!!
  • Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection will have Posters for the taking! 

Graciously sponsored in part by the UVA Arts Council

Picnic from Harvest Moon

Participating Departments & Programs:  Architectural HistoryArchitectureArt History, Arts AdministrationArts LibrariesCreative WritingDanceDramaThe Fralin Museum of ArtKluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art CollectionLandscape ArchitectureMiller Arts ScholarsMusicStudio ArtUniversity Career CenterUrban & Environmental Planning, UVA ActsUVA ArtsUVA Arts Box OfficeVirginia Film Festival, WTJU 91.1FM, & WXTJ 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 Ave).

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


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