Black Fidelity: From the Roots Up

Black Fidelity

February 1–March 1
Opening Reception: February 1, 7-9pm
Speakeasy Event: February 7, 6:30-8:30pm
Speed Dating Event: February 14, 6:30-7:30pm

VCUarts and The Anderson are pleased to present Black Fidelity, an annual showcase of art and performances from Black Art Student Empowerment (BASE), Creative Production Collective (CPC), and BLKinFashion for Black History Month.

Exhibition Statement

Unfolding in an exhibition and series of events from February 1st to March 1st on the top floor of The Anderson, Black Fidelity: From the Roots Up is a project from VCU Black student organizations that features artworks underscoring themes that reflect one’s roots, culture, and elements that shape them. The Black Fidelity mission is dedicated to reclaiming agency over the story told by white power, reforming public perceptions of difference, and representing the past and future realities of Black identity through different art mediums. This includes but is not limited to photography, graphic design, film, visual art, performing arts, and more.


Reception: February 1, 7-9pm

  • The first night of Black Fidelity, kicking off the exhibition and series of events! The opening reception is a free, semi-formal event with light refreshments provided.

Speakeasy Event: February 7, 6:30-8:30pm

  • An alcohol-free, speakeasy-inspired event.

Speed Dating: February 14, 6:30-7:30pm

  • Find your other half—platonic or romantic!