VisArts Recruiting Studio Monitors for Fall 2019 Session

July 25, 2019 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond is recruiting studio monitors for the fall class session, which runs from September 9 through November 24. VisArts is accepting applications for monitors in the following media: Clay, creative writing, digital arts, drawing + painting, fiber, flameworking, glass, letterpress, metals, photography, printmaking and wood. Studio monitors must have demonstrated […]

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VisArts to Host Reading by Nationally Recognized Poet, Steve Scafidi

June 06, 2019 News

On Saturday, June 29, VisArts will host a public reading by nationally recognized poet, Steve Scafidi. The reading runs from 5-6 p.m. and is free and open to the public. This event is made possible thanks to generous support from Carole Weinstein. Scafidi is the author of Sparks from a Nine-Pound Hammer (Louisiana State University Press, […]

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ArtVenture Summer Camp Teachers Introduce 6 New Fiber Art Classes

May 23, 2019 Features

At the Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s ArtVenture Summer Camp, kids get the chance to make art alongside professional artists in a variety of art media. This summer, VisArts is offering a slew of new classes in the fiber studio, many of which are being taught by graduates of Virginia Commonwealth University’s art education masters […]

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VisArts to Open Annual “[Work]” Exhibition on Friday, June 21

May 22, 2019 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will open its annual “[Work]” exhibition on Friday, June 21 with a reception from 6-8 p.m.  in the center’s True F. Luck Gallery. “[Work]” features art created by VisArts faculty, staff and board members. The show includes examples of all media taught at VisArts’ 1812 West Main Street building, including: […]

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North Carolina-Based Illustrator Kristen Solecki is the Artist Behind VisArts’ Cat-filled Summer Catalog

April 16, 2019 Features

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s summer class registration opens on Wednesday, April 17 and VisArts recently released a special catalog, illustrated by North Carolina-based artist Kristen Solecki, the center’s current Illustrator-in-Residence. Solecki said the concept for VisArts’ catalog came from an idea about her own studio space. “The inspiration for the summer catalog is pretty much my dream studio,” she […]

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VisArts to Honor Former Board Member Brian Jackson with Distinguished Service Award at 33rd Annual Collectors’ Night

March 01, 2019 Features

Local attorney Brian Jackson will join the ranks of the Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s past Distinguished Service Award winners on March 16 when he is honored for his contributions to the community arts center at its 33rd annual Collectors’ Night art auction. During the seven years he served on VisArts’ board, Jackson led the way on […]

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Browse the Winter 2019 Course Catalog

October 15, 2018 News

Download a printable version of the Winter 2019 course catalog below. Member registration opens October 17, 2018, and  registration opens to the general public October 24. View Winter Catalog

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