Christopher Newport University

Event Calendar for Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center

June 15, 2024

Saturday, June 15

Image inside A Grande Menagerie: The Sculpture of Anna Hyatt Huntington, now on view at the Torggler.

April 20—October 6, 2024 A Grand Menagerie: The Sculpture of Anna Hyatt Huntington examines the work of this pioneering early 20th-century sculptor,...

Christi Harris, Fading Brides: Kitchen (Detail), 2021. Liquid Pencil on paper. 68 x 44.25 in, Courtesy of the artist.

May 25 — July 28, 2024 This two-person exhibition considers the poetics of the declaration: 'Til death do us part. As both the afterlife itself and the face...

In 1923, Anna Hyatt married philanthropist, poet, and arts patron Archer M.Huntington, son of railroad magnate and Newport News shipyard founder Collis P. Huntington. In 1930, Archer founded the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, and Anna created a number of works for the grounds, including the locally-beloved Lions Bridge sculptures.

June 15 — October 6, 2024 In conjunction with A Grand Menagerie: The Sculpture of Anna Hyatt Huntington, the Torggler will present an expanding slideshow...