Fall 2019

Celebrate the Pollak Society’s Impact
September 17
Enjoy a reception for Pollak Society members while hearing directly from VCUarts students and faculty about the impact your support has made in their artistic practice through the awards and grants you make possible.

An Evening with VCUarts Opera
November 17
Be our guest for a special evening with VCU President Michael Rao as we celebrate the power of art and philanthropy, and showcase the inspiring talents of our opera students.

Spring 2020

Arts, Athletics and Health
February 20
Hear from Abstract Athlete creator and painting and printmaking professor Ron Johnson—as well as his collaborators in athletics and medicine, and some of our artist-athletes—as they discuss ways in which art can assist in brain trauma and recovery from bodily injuries.

Craft/Material Studies Alumni Exhibition Preview
March 24
Join VCUarts as we welcome the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts annual conference. Celebrate the talent of our alumni and leading ceramic artists during a private reception for the Pollak Society at the Anderson.

MFA Candidacy Trolley Tour
May 6
Meet emerging artists and boost your own collection during a special Trolley Tour of the MFA Candidacy Exhibitions. Learn how VCUarts motivates students to consider the social implications of their art, to thrive in a supportive environment, and to challenge their creative impulses.

In addition to these exclusive Pollak Society events, members enjoy
invitations to:

  • A look inside student studios at Open Nite
  • Exhibition openings at the Anderson
  • VCUarts Annual Fashion Show
  • Performances from the departments of Music, Theatre
    and Dance + Choreography
  • Biennial MFA exhibition in New York City
  • VCUarts events during A10 Week in New York with
  • VCU Rams Basketball

*Schedule is subject to change