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ArtBreak: Lunch & Lecture Program


ArtBreak: Celebrating the Landmarks

From providential start to creative adaptations to surprising future plans, M&G’s 70-year existence reveals a consistent focus and mission rooted in our history. Gain further insight to an internationally respected collection from a variety of speakers to understand the M&G of tomorrow—a museum intentionally designed to serve students of all ages and enrich the whole person—mind, heart, and soul.

Dates: 1st Thursdays at Noon, during academic year

Location: Room 104, Mack Building on the campus of Bob Jones University


    • Member without Lunch: FREE
    • Non-Member without Lunch: $5
    • Member with Lunch: $12
    • Non-Member with Lunch: $15

Registration: Click on the dates below to register. Lunch orders must be complete by noon on the Tuesday prior to each scheduled ArtBreak. Lunches are provided by Jason’s Deli.

Parking: reserved spaces will be available in the lot adjacent to the Mack building.

Miss a Session? View recordings here.


Topics & Speakers:

October 7, 2021: For Every Collection, There Must Be a Collector

Dr. Bob Jones III, M&G Board Chairman

November 4, 2021: Transition Years of the Collection: Daring to Be a Docent

former M&G docent panel with Jan Churdar, Mary Beale, Debbie Miller, and Tammy Strock

December 2, 2021: Dr. Bob and the M&G Collection: Some Personal Reminiscences

Dr. David Steel, retired curator from the North Carolina Museum of Art


February 3, 2022: Greenville, South Carolina’s Unlikely World Impact of Mills and Old Masters

John Nolan, Greenville History Tours

March 3, 2022: The Man Behind the Collection

Richard P. Townsend, independent curator and career museum director

  • Note: a new M&G catalog featuring 55 Old Masters from the Collection will be made available for purchase at this event.

April 7, 2022: What’s Next?: Expansion & Mission

Developer Phil Hughes and M&G Executive Director, Erin R. Jones