Study Center for Art and World Cultures
Located on the first floor of Carrier Library, this permanent exhibit features eleven cultural categories, ranging from Mesopotamia to Native America. The artifacts were chosen from the Sawhill collection (JMU's Fine Art collection) to complement the art history curriculum and to be used as a study aid.
Sawhill collection was bequeathed to the University in 1976 by Dr.
Sawhill, a professor of Latin, Greek and German at
The exhibit cases housing the artifacts were donated by the JMU Foundation. Many thanks to Dr. Sonner and the JMU Foundation for facilitating this exhibition. The Study Center for Art and World Cultures is available for viewing during Carrier Library's hours of operation.
A website was developed this summer by Johlene Hess and Brendon Cornwell to facilitate use of the study center. It is available on the library web or from the library Exhibits page.
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