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February 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Monument Avenue: General Demotion / General Devotion

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The Valentine 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond VA 23219 United States
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Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine will host a follow-up exhibition entitled Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion. The Storefront for Community Design and the mObstudiO at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts are inviting teams of planners, architects, designers, artists and individuals to participate in a national design competition to conceptually re-imagine Monument Avenue and contribute to this important dialogue about race, memory, the urban landscape and public art. An exhibition of competition entries will open at the Valentine on February 14, 2019. Visit www.monumentavenuegdgd.com for entry and exhibition details.…

February 27, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - July 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

“Beautiful Words are Subversive” Exhibition at VCUarts Arts Research Institute

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The Arts Research Institute The Depot, 814 West Broad Street
Richmond Virginia 23284
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Beautiful Words are Subversive, is an exhibition curated by Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Assistant Professor in Graphic Design, and Tinashe Mushakavanhu, PhD. This exhibition by Black Chalk & Co. (co-founders Mutiti and Mushakavanhu) combines print, text, audio-visual and objects to demonstrate the necessity of literature and the malevolence of authoritarian restrictions in Zimbabwe on artistic freedom. The works presented are informed by a preoccupation with archives, map making and graphic design. Through spacializing printed works by Zimbabwean writers, the exhibition raises fundamental…

March 27, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - July 30, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

“Swirling” a project preview at VCUarts Arts Research Institute

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The Arts Research Institute The Depot, 814 West Broad Street
Richmond Virginia 23284
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Swirling is a new multichannel video with sound by ARI Fellow Hope Ginsburg in collaboration with Matt Flowers, and Joshua Quarles. Swirling captures the processes of underwater coral farming and reef restoration and brings them to viewers in vignettes highlighting human ingenuity and folly in the face of catastrophic climate change. The Arts Research Fellow is supported with time to develop research projects through three course releases for the academic year as well as space to test and present exploratory…

May 14, 2019 - June 30, 2019

IDES MFA – Summer Exhibition

Pollak Building, 4th Floor 325 N. Harrison St.
Richmond VA 23284 United States
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2019 IDES MFA Show featuring work by: Maggie Davids Tia Goode Abby Barras Jessica M. Keegan Angeline Troilo Richard Rozewski, Jr. Tashi Scott

$15
June 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2019 Guitar and Other Strings Series: Celtic Masters

2019 Guitar and Other Strings Series (27th season) Friday, July 19, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Tickets General admission, $15 Click here to purchase tickets Celtic Masters featuring Maggie Sansone, hammered dulcimer, Paul Oorts, harp guitar, and Andrea Hoag, fiddle. Three Celtic masters present a program originating from the deep well of our ancient folk traditions. Maggie, Paul, and Andrea combine the energy and spirit of traditional music with the harmonies and…

$15
July 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2019 Guitar and Other Strings Series: Quatro na Bossa

Friday, July 26, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Tickets General admission, $15 Click here to purchase tickets. Quatro na Bossa, Brazilian bossa nova and samba Kevin Harding and Laura Ann Singh formed Quatro na Bossa in 2003. Drawing from Brazilian composers and performers, Quatro na Bossa’s repertoire includes familiar classics, rare or forgotten pieces, and some original material. Quatro na Bossa has performed for private functions, film and cultural festivals,…

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July 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2019 Guitar and Other Strings Series: The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble

Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 4 p.m. Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Free admission The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble 25-member guitar orchestra with guest artists. Directed by John Patykula. The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble consists of 25 talented classical guitarists from Central Virginia. Established in 1986 by John Patykula, this ensemble has performed as part of the Richmond International Music Festival and Richmond’s Big Gig summer festival. It is the resident ensemble for VCU’s Guitar…

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