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Culture Connection: August 22nd-28th

In Charlottesville, The University of Virginia’s Fralin Museum continues its exhibition, Andy Warhol: Icons through September 18th . The exhibition includes silkscreens from the series Saint Apollonia and Cowboys and Indians, both created by Warhol during the 1980s.

Sweetbriar College’s Babcock Gallery opens Andrea Eis: Marginalia this week. Eis works in film, photography and fabric and has exhibited all over the world. Her work focuses on the combination of historical text and iconic imagery. Andrea Eis is an artist working in film.

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond continues their exhibition of work by Emily E. Erb titled “Loosely Loaded”. Erb hand paints meticulously detailed textiles that address American historical narratives, political and social inequalities, and environmentalism.

Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, email Beryl Solla at Culture@wnrn.org and let us share your WNRN culture Connection.

By |August 22nd, 2016|Culture Connection|0 Comments

Culture Connection: August 15th-21st

Charlottesville’s Kluge Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection presents their monthly NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM this Thursday, 5pm to 9pm. This family friendly event offers live music, food trucks, adult beverages and of course, a chance to see the powerful Aboriginal art work, currently on display.

The Staunton Augusta Art Center opens a new show this Friday with a reception from 5-7pm. Kaye Lipscomb’s exhibition ART IS FROZEN ZEN features several new paintings.Known for her atmospheric abstractions, Lipscomb continues to explore color and surface.

The Nelson Gallery in Lexington is showing FARM TO TABLE, a group exhibition featuring several painters, including Lindsay Diamond, Silvia Gibbs, and Cleveland Morris.

Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, email Beryl Solla at Culture@wnrn.org and let us share your WNRN culture Connection.

By |August 15th, 2016|Culture Connection|0 Comments

Culture Connection: August 8th- 14th

In Richmond, 1708 Gallery’s 5×5 project continues with David Moré’s THE FOOL! August 8th through the 20th. THE FOOL! is a continuation of The Idiot and The Idiot Annex previously exhibited at Black Iris and Anderson Gallery. Using discarded materials found near the James River, in the streets of Richmond, and in various dumpsters, The Fool continues the transformation of these items. The piece also includes a mixed media sound installation.

This is the final week for Inessential Beauty, mixed media photography by Deborah Baird, at the Staunton Augusta Art Center. Baird digitally alters her prints using a variety of media. The exhibition runs through August 13th.

In Charlottesville, Chroma Gallery is showing Florescence, featuring the work of Jennifer Cox, Michelle Gagliano and Rachel Rotenberg. The gallery is located upstairs on Central Place on the downtown mall

Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, email Beryl Solla at Culture@wnrn.org and let us share your WNRN culture Connection.

By |August 8th, 2016|Culture Connection|0 Comments

Culture Connection: August 1st-7th

In Richmond, This is the final week for the 1708 Gallery’s exhibition, Pattern Language for a Social Fabric, featuring the collaborative work of Brooke Inman, Molly Fair, and Jesse Goldstein. Pattern Language for a Social Fabric is an experiment in open-printing as a means of developing a creative and innovative practice.

The Taubman Museum of Art, in Roanoke, is showing Daphne, an installation by South-West Virginia artist, Eric Standley. Created entirely from laser-cut paper and inspired by Islamic and gothic architectural ornamentation, Standley stacks over 200 sheets for many of his pieces, which involve months of planning, drawing, and assembly.

In Charlottesville, The McGuffey Art Center continues it’s Members exhibition and open door studio policy. Visitors may go into open door studios and meet the artists while they are working. It’s a fun way to spend an afternoon and get to know your local artists.

Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, email Beryl Solla at Culture@wnrn.org and let us share your WNRN culture Connection.

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Culture Connection: July 25th- 31st

The Kehinde Wiley exhibition, “A New Republic” at the Virginia of Museum of Fine Art in Richmond continues through the summer. This powerful exhibition is a retrospective of her masterful paintings that portray contemporary African American men and women using the conventions of traditional European portraiture.

The McGuffey Art Center continues their summer exhibitions with Peter Allen in the Smith Gallery and the McGuffey Art Center Summer Group Exhibit in the hall galleries.

The Rockbridge Regional Art Fair takes place in Lexington July 27th through July 30th at the Virginia Horse Center. Expect to see a wide range of media and styles.

Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, email Beryl Solla at Culture@wnrn.org and let me share your WNRN culture Connection.

By |July 25th, 2016|Culture Connection|0 Comments

Culture Connection: July 18th- 24th

This Sunday a new exhibit opens in Richmond at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. “Gordon Parks in Fort Scott” examines the realities of life under segregation in 1950s America, as seen through the lens of groundbreaking photographer Gordon Parks (1912–2006). As the first African American photographer hired full time by Life magazine, Parks was frequently given assignments involving social issues affecting black America. In 1950, one such project took him back to his hometown in Kansas for a photo essay he planned to call “Back to Fort Scott.”

The Kluge Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection in Charlottesville presents their Night at the Museum this Thursday, June 21st from 5:00pm to 9:00 pm. This family friendly event includes access to the museum’s exhibitions, adult beverages, food trucks and activities for the kids.

There is still time to see Maxfield Parrish: Book Illustrations exhibition at Lynchburg College’s Daura Gallery. The exhibition continues through July 31st . Considered one of the world’s most recognized and celebrated illustrators, this exhibit is a visual feast.

Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, email Beryl Solla at Culture@wnrn.org and let us share your WNRN Culture Connection.

By |July 18th, 2016|Culture Connection|0 Comments

Culture Connection: July 11th-17th

Art Space Gallery in Richmond is showing People and Places: Photographs from 50 years (1966-2016) by Dan Mouer. The artist will be giving a closing talk at the gallery on Sunday, July 17th at 2pm.

Chroma Projects Art Gallery has moved to a new space on Central Place on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. Their summer exhibition is Florescence: Jennifer Cox, Michelle Gagliano and Rachel Rotenberg, three artists who evoke, or provoke, the superabundance and primeval sensuality of the botanical realm, to make their art.

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center in Waynesboro is hosting the 2016 Annual Anniversary Member’s Judged Show. The gallery is open Tuesdays through Saturdays 10am-4pm.

Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, email Beryl Solla at Culture@wnrn.org and let me share your WNRN culture Connection.

By |July 11th, 2016|Culture Connection|0 Comments

Culture Connection: July 4th-10th

The Academy Center for the Arts in Lynchburg is accepting entries for their Annual Juried Photography Exhibition. The deadline is July 8th . More information and the entry form is available on their website https://academycenter.org/

The Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville presents Listening Spirit: 5 Years of Burnside Farm. This collaborative installation features visual art, food activism and programs by Detroit-based artist Kate Daughdrill and New York based artist Patrick Costello, both former Charlottesville residents.

The 1708 Gallery in Richmond is presenting 5 x 5, a summer program that welcomes 5 artist projects into the gallery for two weeks each. Local artists, including undergraduates and graduates, were invited to submit proposals for how they might utilize the gallery space in an innovative and exploratory way; to test an idea, to experiment with a project, and/or to engage with new audiences. There will be at least one public event during each project’s session. Check 1708’s website for a list of projects.

Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, email Beryl Solla at Culture@wnrn.org and let us share your WNRN Culture Connection.

By |July 4th, 2016|Culture Connection|0 Comments

Culture Connection: June 27th- July 3rd

Piedmont Virginia Community College Galleries in Charlottesville continue with their Annual Student Exhibition throughout the summer. The work ranges from ceramics to drawings and shows a range of technique and styles.

McGuffey Art Center, also in Charlottesville presents Peter Allen in the Smith Gallery and the annual McGuffey Summer Group Exhibit throughout the rest of the galleries.

The Fralin Museum in Charlottesville presents Warhol:Icons. The exhibition will pay special tribute to the concept of the icon, and the fluid definition of that term in contemporary society. Warhol often played on notions of celebrity through the use of a singular iconic image—repeated, reproduced, and reversed.

The VMFA in Richmond has an on-going exhibit, Expanding the Narrative: Women Artists and Abstract Expressionism. Notably, it includes four Virginians: Theresa Pollak, Nell Blaine, Dorothy Gillespie, and Judith Godwin.

Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, send Beryl Solla an email at Culture@wnrn.org and let us share your WNRN culture Connection.

By |June 27th, 2016|Culture Connection, Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Culture Connection: June 20th-26th

McGuffey Art Center, in Charlottesville, is filled with exhibits from the LOOK3 Photography Festival until the end of the month.

Artists in Cahoots in Lexington has ongoing exhibitions of local artists and craftspeople with expertise in areas from painting to jewelry and everything in between.

The Daura Gallery in Lynchburg presents Fractals: Mathematics & Science in Art. Fractals are many things, including mathematical “objects” produced by a computer. These abstract designs depict fascinating designs of infinite structure and complexity. The geometric shapes have symmetry of scale and designs that mimic naturally occurring patterns. This exhibition is on loan from the South Carolina State Museum.

Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, email Beryl Solla at Culture@wnrn.org and let us share your WNRN Culture Connection.

By |June 20th, 2016|Culture Connection, Miscellaneous|0 Comments