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907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
March 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - April 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

2016 Undergraduate Juried Fine Arts Exhibition

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The Undergraduate Juried Fine Arts, Design & Kinetic Imaging Exhibitions kick off the end of year exhibition season with an opening reception March 24 at 5 p.m. at the Anderson. Shows will run through April 3. Toby Kamps, curator of modern contemporary art at the Menil Collection, Houston, will jury the fine arts exhibition, while department faculty will jury the design exhibition.

November 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - December 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

mullet

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Curated by Anna Tregurtha and Brennan Perry, mullet will run at the Anderson (907 1/2 West Franklin Street), November 4 through December 11.

February 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The Future is Calling Exhibition

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Evolution, regression, progress, change — these are all part of the human experience. It is in our nature to draw attention to forward progress and positive evolution, with hopes and desires for what the future may bring. Reflection on the past informs the present moment, yet the present is never fixed and is always escaping our grasp. The ephemerality of life, anxieties surrounding change and stagnation, and frank observations of the world are all on display in this exhibition. Bringing…

March 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Spring 2017 Undergraduate Arts + Design Exhibition

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The exhibition is on display March 24 - April 9. Visit The Anderson Monday - Friday 10am-5pm and weekends 12-5pm. For more information about End of Year Student Exhibitions and Events, click here.

March 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

End-of-Year Undergraduate Arts + Design Exhibition: Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The Undergraduate Arts + Design Exhibition: Opening Reception will take place at The Anderson, March 24, 5-8pm. The exhibition is on display March 24 - April 9 at The Anderson. Visit The Anderson Monday - Friday 10am-5pm and weekends 12-5pm. For more information about End of Year Student Exhibitions and Events, click here.

April 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Spring 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition (Round One)

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The exhibition is on display April 14-23 at The Anderson. Visit The Anderson Monday - Friday 10am-5pm and weekends 12-5pm. For more information about End of Year Student Exhibitions and Events, click here.

April 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Spring 2017 Thesis Exhibition (Round One) : Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The MFA Thesis Exhibition: Round One - Opening Reception will take place at The Anderson, April 14, 5-8pm. The exhibition is on display April 14-23 at The Anderson. Visit The Anderson Monday - Friday 10am-5pm and weekends 12-5pm. For more information about End of Year Student Exhibitions and Events, click here.

Free
April 28, 2017 - May 7, 2017

2017 Sculpture MFA Thesis Exhibition: Round Two

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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April 28 – May 7, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, April 28, 5-8 pm Ellie Hunter Hallie McNeill John Orth

Free
April 28, 2017 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 pm

2017 Sculpture MFA Thesis Exhibition: Round Two opening

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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April 28 – May 7, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, April 28, 5-8 pm Ellie Hunter Hallie McNeill John Orth

April 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - May 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Spring 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition (Round Two)

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The exhibition is on display April 28-May 7 at The Anderson. Visit The Anderson Monday - Friday 10am-5pm and weekends 12-5pm. For more information about End of Year Student Exhibitions and Events, click here.

April 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Spring 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition (Round Two): Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The MFA Thesis Exhibition: Round Two - Opening Reception will take place at The Anderson, April 28, 5-8pm. The exhibition is on display April 28-May 7 at The Anderson. Visit The Anderson Monday - Friday 10am-5pm and weekends 12-5pm. For more information about End of Year Student Exhibitions and Events, click here.

July 7, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

body of work: a multimedia performance

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Phillip Tim Williams' performance involves painting, sculpture, movement, music, and comedy on Friday, July 7 on the second floor of The Anderson. This is a collaboration between a number of artists and performers involving VCUarts students and alumni. **Please note that this performance contains nudity and is suitable for adult audiences.

August 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reach Out and Touch: Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The Anderson presents “Reach Out and Touch,” featuring recent alumni from MFA and BFA programs at VCUarts. The six artists in Reach Out and Touch are presenting work in a group show that includes painting, sculpture, installation, performance, photography, digital media and film. The exhibition is on view from August 4 through October 6, 2017 at the Anderson, 907 ½ West Franklin Street, Richmond. A free, public reception will be held on Friday, August 4 from 5 to 9 p.m.…

November 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wafaa Bilal, “The Things I Could Tell…”

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art. An Associate Arts Professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Bilal is known internationally for his on-line performative and interactive works provoking dialogue about international politics and internal dynamics. In “The Things I Could Tell…” Bilal collapses perceived cultural and historical distances by locating…

November 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Juried Student Photography Exhibition, “Global Perspectives on Contemporary Muslim Life”

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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https://www.instagram.com/p/BTegLmEBKcD/ In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art. Presented in partnership with the VCU Muslim Student Association, “Global Perspectives on Contemporary Muslim Life” is a submission based exhibition of VCU and VCUarts Qatar student photography. Juried by designer and VCUarts Qatar alumna Hadeer Omar (hadeeromar.com), the exhibition will provide a curated platform for both trained…

November 27, 2017 - December 1, 2017

Twice as Hard

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Twice as Hard

Twice as Hard, curated by Angelique Scott, highlights the diverse mediums in which artists of color create. The phrase "you have to work twice as hard to be half as good" was reiterated throughout decades to remind youth of color that the world is, in fact, biased and that our best is not always enough to compete against our counterparts. This exhibition will shatter the stereotypes and strain placed on artists of color, and emphasize the importance of diversity within…

December 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Azra Akšamija, “Mosque Manifesto”

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art. Akšamija is an artist and architectural historian and Associate Professor at MIT Art, Culture and Technology Program. Her projects explore the potency of art and architecture to transform conflicts and, in so doing, provide a framework for analyzing and intervening in contested socio-political realities. For the Symposium…

January 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - March 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

MSHR, ‘Source Fold Compositor’

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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MSHR members Birch Cooper and Brenna Murphy operate their equipment in a darkened Brooklyn venue.

The Anderson is pleased to present “Source Fold Compositor,” an installation and performance by art collective MSHR. Exhibitions will take place at the historic Anderson building from Jan. 26, 2018—Mar. 3, 2018, with an opening reception on Friday, Jan. 26, 5-9 p.m. and a special, live performance at 6 p.m.

February 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Alex Chitty, Opening Reception @ the Anderson

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Alex Chitty is a sculptor based in Chicago, IL. Informed by her early experience studying biology, her work enacts, through a series of meticulously crafted visual and material alignments, a search for systems of aesthetic and resonant ‘order.’(see more information at patrongallery.com) The exhibition runs Feb. 2 - Mar. 3, 2018 More information at: https://patrongallery.com/artist/alexchitty/works

February 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Visiting Artist: Roger Beebe

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Join the Department of Photography + Film for multiple projector performance with filmmaker Roger Beebe at the Student Commons, February 22.

February 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Literature and Flash Art Event

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Amendment and Pwa-tem present Literary and Flash Art Event featuring poetry, prose, live illustrations and performance, Saturday February 24th, 7pm Anderson Gallery, Free food and drink

The VCU undergraduate literary and art journals of Amendment and Pwa-tem have come together to host an evening of reading and art making! This event will feature writers reading their original stories and poems while an artist creates a work inspired by the piece in front of your very eyes! There will be free food, drink, and copies of the journal, as well as fantastic live fine and performing arts.

March 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition is being updated this year. Rather than the traditional open submission process, we are instituting a new a format in which students submit work in response a juror generated call. This change of format will help produce a more cohesive exhibition, focused around important issues in contemporary practice. The opening reception will be preceded by a lecture from Juror Alex Klein and remarks from VCUarts Dean Shawn Brixey. The exhibition runs Mar. 16 - Mar.…

April 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Round 1 Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The MFA Thesis Exhibition is the signature event in the VCUarts annual student exhibition calendar. As in years past, the 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition will showcase ambitious and challenging works by some of the most talented emerging artists and professionals in the country. Participating Departments: Craft and Material Studies; Graphic Design; Kinetic Imaging; Painting and Printmaking; Photography and Film; Sculpture + Extended Media Round 1 will take place solely at the Anderson and its surrounding grounds. The exhibition runs Apr. 6…

April 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - May 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition Round 2 (Multiple Participating Departments)

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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M F A exhibition at the Anderson

We invite you to view the second round of MFA thesis projects from students in the following participating departments: Craft/Material Studies; Graphic Design; Kinetic Imaging; Painting + Printmaking; Photography + Film; Sculpture + Extended Media. The exhibition is on display from April 27 through May 12 at The Anderson. The MFA Thesis exhibitions are the signature events in the VCUarts annual student exhibition calendar. As in years past, the 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibitions will showcase ambitious and challenging works by some…

April 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Round 2 Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Participating Departments: Craft and Material Studies; Graphic Design; Interior Design; Kinetic Imaging; Painting and Printmaking; Photography and Film; Sculpture + Extended Media; Theater Design/Technology. Round 2 will take place at the Anderson, with satellite projects being hosted at The Depot (VCUarts) and Branch Museum.   The exhibition runs Apr. 27 - May 12, 2018

September 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Caitlin Cherry – Etherpaint

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Etherpaint features figurative paintings that explore the solarization and inversion effect of Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) monitor technology that occurs with a malfunctioning or tilted screen. This image distortion that is furthered in the painting process becomes a metaphor for the overexposure and colonization of black female bodies that persists in popular culture, music, and pornography. (From the Artist) Exhibition will be open from September 1st-October 26th with a reception on September 7th.

September 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Other Side

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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THE OTHER SIDE Reception: Sept. 7, 6-9pm Sept. 6 - Sept. 11 Anderson Gallery, VCU 907 1/2 W Franklin St Richmond, VA 23284   An exchange portfolio printmaking exhibition featuring prints made by Annie Albagli’s Screen Printing class at California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA and Brooke Inman’s Print Practice & Theory class at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

September 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sun You – Grow Into a Field

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Sun You is a Seoul born, NewYork-based artist whose recent work, using traditional craft materials associated with domestic production, playfully combines the language of Sculpture and Painting. Exhibition on view from September 1st-October 26th with a reception held on September 21st.  

September 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - October 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Caitlin Cherry: Gallery Talk

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Caitlin Cherry will talk about her exhibition Etherpaint at The Anderson (Sept 7-Oct 26). "Etherpaint" features figurative paintings that explore the solarization and inversion effect of Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) monitor technology that occurs with a malfunctioning or tilted screen. This image distortion that is furthered in the painting process becomes a metaphor for the overexposure and colonization of black female bodies that persists in popular culture, music, and pornography.- Caitlin Cherry Caitlin Cherry was born in Chicago in 1987;…

October 12, 2018 - December 14, 2018

Ron Rege Jr

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Cartoonist Ron Rege Jr, known for his treatment of metaphysical and philosophical subjects will be showing site-specific drawing, original artwork from publications, and paintings operating within the language of zines and independent comics. The exhibition will be on display from October 12th- December 14th.

October 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Kevin Jones: Work from 2012-2018 Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Work by alumni open call artist Kevin H. Jones will be on display at The Anderson from October 9th-31st with a reception taking place on October the 12th from 6-9pm. Since graduating from VCU Kevin has continued to expand his interdisciplinary practice and will be showing work from the past 6 years.

October 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CAMO AF

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Art Foundation invites you to CAMO AF, an immersive experience at the Anderson Gallery 907 1⁄2  W. Franklin St. Richmond, VA 23284. Saturday October 27, 6:00 -9:00pm.

November 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Matty Davis

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Matty Davis' work begins with the threshold of the body and seeks physical transformation through effort, empathy, site-specificity, and interpersonal collaboration.

December 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sponge Bob: A VCUarts KI MFA Exhibition

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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See new works by Sara Bouchard, Jared Duesterhaus, Brianne Humphreys, Yonghun Jung, Carl Patow, and Ruiqi Zhang at The Anderson on December 7.

January 15, 2019 - February 6, 2019

Tim Rusterholz & David Bruce: Silent Inquiry

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Silent Inquiry is part of an ongoing collaboration of Matta Studio, founded by Tim Rusterholz (BFA, VCUarts Sculpture 2009) and David Bruce (Postbaccalaureate, VCUarts Sculpture and Craft and Material Studies 2008). This exhibition will be on display from January 15th–Feb 6th.

January 16, 2019 - February 13, 2019

As, Not For: Dethroning Our Absolutes

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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AS, NOT FOR is an incomplete historical survey of work created by African-American graphic designers over the last century. These practitioners are absent in too many classroom lectures, and their methods mostly invisible or uncredited in the field. This exhibition aims to promote the inclusion of neglected Black designers and their developed methodologies and challenge the ubiquity of White and anti-Black aesthetics in our designed world. This iteration of the exhibition will be the first case study and inspiration source…

January 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Exhibition by Braulio Amado

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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In the opening reception for “Linking Park” Amado will present a series of experimental ‘billboard’ designs exploring the visual logic and operational conventions of URLs.

January 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sample

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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An exhibition by 1st year Craft and Material Studies MFA Students, Samuel Monroe Brown, Andy Lowrie, Min Haeng Kang, Paige Lizbeth Morris, Laura Boban and Eric Anthony Berdis.

January 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

As, Not For

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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"As, Not For" is an incomplete historical survey of work created by African-American graphic designers over the last century. This project was curated by MICA faculty Jerome Harris. Organized by Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Assistant Professor, Graphic Design and sponsored by VCUarts Graphic Design Department.

January 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An Exchange Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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An Exchange January 25–February 7 Opening Reception: Friday, January 25, 6–8 p.m. The Anderson 907 1/2 W Franklin St. Richmond, VA 23284 An Exchange is an exhibition of collaborative works between UT’s Digital Fabrication Students and Virginia Commonwealth University’s Kinetic Imaging students. Featured collaborative works include video projections, digitally fabricated objects, augmented reality, animations, and videos. The students were assigned collaborators with the idea that the projects would be exhibited at the same time at both the VAC’s Fieldwork space and VCU’s Anderson Gallery.…

February 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Opening Reception: Surface Tension, Surface Tenses

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Photo-based artists Daniel Everett and Leah Beeferman will present works which react to a sense of contrasting forces: structure and wildness.

February 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We: Chat Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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We: Chat, features seven Chinese art students and alumni from VCUarts’ Department of Graphic Design, Kinetic Imaging, Sculpture and Extended Media, and the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Media, Art, and Text. This exhibition is comprised of three themes: We, Chat, and We Chat to examine several critical issues of globalization from the perspective of this Chinese diasporic community, including nationality and ethnicity, (mis)translation of language, and the freedom and control of digital technologies, etc. In addition, February 5, 2019 will…

February 6, 2019 - February 27, 2019

Sara Ferguson – Skinned

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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New York based Artist, Sara Ferguson (BFA VCU Sculpture 2003), is looking for answers regarding spatial relationships: between the interior and exterior of the body and between our perception of space and our occupation of it. The dynamics of the body, the way changing weight, is a form of making and process. Sara is The Anderson's final Featured Alumni Open Call artist of the year, the exhibition will be on display from Feb 6th–27th.

February 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Exhibition Opening: Mature Fruitbody // fēkit // Thresholds

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Come celebrate the opening of three exhibitions, curated by students in Allison Myers’ Curating Theory and Practice class. Organized over the course of two-semesters, these thoughtful group shows feature work by current MFA and BFA students. Exhibitions will run February 15-23. The curators will give gallery talks Friday, February 22, 11-12:30pm .   Mature Fruitbody Do you like mud, pornhub, tiny baby chickens, fresh produce, and complicated feng shui schematics? Mature Fruitbody lives in the gallery and on @acidicsoil through a…

March 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

March 1st Friday at The Anderson

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Join us at The Anderson for a night of new opening exhibitions by VCUarts students and faculty in the departments of Painting and Printmaking, Craft and Material Studies, AFO, Photo and Film, and Graphic Design.

March 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

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Richmond VA
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One of The Anderson's signature events in the student exhibition calendar, the annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition showcases the best in VCUarts Undergraduate studio research. This years theme “Home Sweet Home”, provided by Juror Rebecca Matalon, Curator at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, promises a timely and provocative exhibition. 

April 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Round 1 Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The MFA Thesis Exhibition is a signature event in the VCUarts annual student exhibition calendar. As in years past, the 2019 MFA Thesis Exhibition will showcase ambitious and challenging works by some of the most talented emerging artists and professionals in the country. Participating Departments: Craft and Material Studies; Graphic Design; Kinetic Imaging; Painting and Printmaking; Photography and Film; Sculpture + Extended Media The exhibition runs Apr. 5 – Apr. 18, 2019

April 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Round 2 Opening Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The MFA Thesis Exhibition is a signature event in the VCUarts annual student exhibition calendar. As in years past, the 2019 MFA Thesis Exhibition will showcase ambitious and challenging works by some of the most talented emerging artists and professionals in the country. Participating Departments: Craft and Material Studies; Graphic Design; Kinetic Imaging; Painting and Printmaking; Photography and Film; Sculpture + Extended Media The exhibition runs Apr. 26 – May 11, 2019

September 24, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Emily Sara Gallery Talk at The Anderson

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Emily Sara will discuss the new work in her exhibition Compression Socks at The Anderson on the last day the exhibition is on view.

October 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - November 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

VCUarts Qatar Design Exhibition: Kalimat

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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VCUarts Qatar Design MFA Student Exhibition: Kalimat October 25–November 20 Gallery Hours: M-F 12-7pm, Sat 12-5pm Reception: Friday, November 8th, 6-9pm Kalimat is a radical design project in which students of the VCUarts Qatar Design MFA program undertook a collaborative reconsideration of the relationship between imagery and content. Inverting standard strategies for design, in which content often drives visualization, students began with a set of images and worked through strategies of collection, organization and presentation to map out the emergence…

October 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SpukHaus 2019: Double Vision

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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The VCUarts Art Foundation Program presents SpukHaus 2019: Double Vision, a one-night exhibition of artworks by AFO students that takes over two floors of The Anderson on Halloween night.

November 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

B.A.S.E. 5th Annual Art Showcase

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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Black Art Student Empowerment (B.A.S.E.) presents their 5th Annual Art Showcase at The Anderson. The showcase will feature painting, dance, poetry, and more! All event-goers must fill out the RSVP form and must reserve a ticket via the Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/base-annual-showcase-tickets-74628577083

November 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

VCUarts Qatar Design Exhibition: Kalimat Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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A reception for the Kalimat exhibition will be held at The Anderson on Friday, November 8th, 6-9pm. Kalimat is a radical design project in which students of the VCUarts Qatar Design MFA program undertook a collaborative reconsideration of the relationship between imagery and content. Inverting standard strategies for design, in which content often drives visualization, students began with a set of images and worked through strategies of collection, organization and presentation to map out the emergence of content. This exhibition…

November 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - December 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

“When the Whirlwind Begins” Exhibition at The Anderson

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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When the Whirlwind Begins November 8–December 11 Gallery Hours: M-F 12-7pm, Sat 12-5pm Reception: Friday, November 8th, 6-9pm The culminating gesture of the Applied Curatorial Practices course taught by The Anderson Director/Curator Chase Westfall, this student-curated group exhibition offers a thematic survey of some of the most relevant, challenging, and exciting work being made in Philadelphia today. Artists were selected through student research and a series of site and studio visits made during the Fall semester. Participating artists include Marie…

November 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“When the Whirlwind Begins” Exhibition Reception

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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When the Whirlwind Begins November 8–December 11 A reception for the When the Whirlwind Begins exhibition will take place on Friday, November 8th, 6-9pm at The Anderson. The culminating gesture of the Applied Curatorial Practices course taught by The Anderson Director/Curator Chase Westfall, this student-curated group exhibition offers a thematic survey of some of the most relevant, challenging, and exciting work being made in Philadelphia today. Artists were selected through student research and a series of site and studio visits…

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November 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - November 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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Pilot Episode

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Richmond VA
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The Communication Arts Department presents Pilot Episode, an exhibition juried by Prof. Sterling Hundley, Karly Andersen, and Evan McGrady. The exhibition opens November 15th at The Anderson and runs until November 22nd. This exhibition features 33 carefully curated artworks by 21 talented artists within the Communication Arts Department. The opening will be on Friday Nov 15th from 6PM to 8:30PM at The Anderson, Galleries G & H, 4th floor. Department Chair, TyRuben Ellingson and Juror, Professor Sterling Hundley will be…

December 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Reception and Performance: Audio Visual AlgoRave Round 1

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Richmond VA
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The Kinetic Imaging department presents Audio Visual AlgoRave, a collaboration between students in three Kinetic Imaging classes. The video and audio installation projects will be presented in two rounds (Round 1, Dec. 2-6 & Round 2, Dec. 9-15).   The reception for Round 1 will take place at The Anderson 5-7pm on Friday, December 6th, with the Round 1 live coding performance taking place that night at 6:30pm.

December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reception for Fall 2019 Publishing Grant Exhibition

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Richmond VA
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Selected by Juror Tammy Nguyen, VCUarts Painting + Printmaking MFA Candidate and Fall 2019 Publishing Grant recipient John Chae presents a calendar inspired by the ubiquitous Korean church calendars of his childhood and his research on the mind-bending history of time. Chae’s calendar combines elements of Chinese, Japenese, and Korean imagery with historical anecdotes, inventions, and cosmic markers of time. Weaving in events such as the 1847 inauguration of Greenwich Mean Time to explore the colonization of time, Chae juxtaposes…

December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reception for “To Keep You Warm: An Exhibition of Quilts”

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Richmond VA
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The closing reception for To Keep You Warm: An Exhibition of Quilts will take place 6-9pm, Friday, December 6th.   Presented by the Fall 2019 Introduction to Fibers classes in the Craft/Material Studies department, this collaborative project displays the skills learned by the students over the course of the semester in designing and creating the quilts in the exhibition. Scraps of fabric culled from upcycled clothing and domestic materials have been carefully considered, dyed, cut, and ultimately brought together by…

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