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Fall Class Registration Opens July 17 for VisArts Members

June 28, 2019 News

Registration for fall classes at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond opens on Wednesday, July 17 at 9 a.m. for VisArts members. Fall class registration opens to the general public on Wednesday, July 24 at 9 a.m. VisArts members get early access to class registration, 10 percent off tuition, discounted event tickets and more. To […]

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VisArts Awarded Community Impact Grant Award by Community Foundation

June 28, 2019 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond has been awarded a Community Impact Grant award from the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond. This grant will support VisArts’ youth partnership programs, including Art After School, Make Space, Engage and SAY Together. There are more than 750 community foundations in the United States, including 30 in Virginia. […]

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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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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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VisArts Announces New Emerging Artist Residency Program

April 29, 2019 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond is launching a new residency program for emerging artists.  The residency program is funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and makes it possible for VisArts to invite three visual artists, one creative writer and one curator to spend 11 months making new work on site.   The program is […]

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VisArts to Co-Host 54th Annual NCECA Conference in Richmond, March 25-28, 2020

April 04, 2019 News

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) will host its 54th annual conference in Richmond, Virginia on March 25-28, 2020 at the Great Richmond Convention Center. The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts is a non-profit, membership organization that fosters global education and appreciation for the ceramic arts. The Visual Arts […]

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VisArts to Host Play Day on May 18

April 04, 2019 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will host its annual spring open house, Play Day, on Saturday, May 18. At Play Day, kids and adults make art projects in more than a dozen studios throughout VisArts’ 30,000-square foot facility. The event runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free. Beer and food […]

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Summer Class Registration Opens April 10 for VisArts Members

April 03, 2019 News

Registration for summer classes at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond opens on Wednesday, April 10 at 9 a.m. for VisArts members. Summer class registration opens to the general public on Wednesday, April 17 at 9 a.m. VisArts members get early access to class registration, 10 percent off tuition, discounted event tickets and more. To learn […]

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Solo Exhibition By Susan Iverson Goes on View at VisArts April 12

March 13, 2019 News

An exhibition of work by Susan Iverson titled “The Color of No” will open at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on Friday, April 12. An artist talk will take place at 5:30 p.m., with a public reception to follow from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition runs through June 2. Iverson is an artist […]

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Over 900 Richmond Art Students Recognized as Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winners by Visual Arts Center of Richmond

February 04, 2019 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond has announced the regional award recipients of the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.   Presented by the nonprofit organization, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the country’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative students in grades 7 through […]

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Spring Class Registration Opens on January 16

January 03, 2019 News

Registration for spring classes at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond opened on Wednesday, Jan. 16 for VisArts members. Registration for spring classes opens on Wednesday, Jan. 23 for the general public. Browse the printable catalog.

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ArtVenture Summer Camp Registration is Open

January 03, 2019 News

Registration for the Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s ArtVenture Summer Camp opened to VisArts members on Wednesday, January 30 at 9 a.m. VisArts is offering over 250 art classes this summer for kids aged 5 to 14 years old. Registration opens to the general public on Wednesday, February  6 at 9 a.m. At VisArts, kids make real […]

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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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Winter Class Registration Opens Wednesday, October 17

October 15, 2018 News

Members of the Visual Arts Center of Richmond can register for winter classes starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 17. Registration opens to the general public at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24. VisArts is offering over 200 adult art classes and 40 youth and family art classes during the winter session. The center has over 60 brand […]

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VisArts Celebrates New Chapter for Its Clay Program with a Fun, Fall Event

October 04, 2018 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will host its fifth annual Art Junction Chili Throwdown on Friday, October 5. This clay-centric fundraiser comes at a good time; VisArts recently expanded its ceramics program, adding a third clay studio named for the late Jim Valentine, a longtime ceramics teacher. Adult admission to the Oct. 5 Chili […]

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