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A Space of Her Own Mentor Applications Due Sept. 9

September 01, 2016 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond is recruiting mentors for its yearlong mentorship program, A Space of Her Own. The program offers early- and mid-career women the chance to develop leadership skills, make art and build friendships with sixth-grade girls in Richmond’s East End. A Space of Her Own, often called SOHO for short, was […]

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VisArts Announces Group Exhibition, “Conjurers: Artists Imbue the Ordinary”

July 27, 2016 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond announces a group exhibition, “Conjurers: Artists Imbue the Ordinary,” which features the work of Vanessa German, Marcus Kenney and Shawne Major. “Conjurers” opens at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on Friday, Sept. 16. Vanessa German will take the floor with a performance piece at 5:30 p.m., and an […]

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VisArts on the Half Shell to Take Place Fri., July 22 from 4-7 p.m.

July 19, 2016 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will host VisArts on the Half Shell on Fri., July 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. The outdoor event features summer specialties and bluegrass music by the Nobile Brothers. Adults will enjoy oysters and BBQ along with craft beer, Bloody Marys and wine. S’mores, popsicles by King of Pops […]

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VisArts Receives $40,000 Grant from The Community Foundation

April 06, 2016 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond has received a $40,000 grant from The Community Foundation Serving Richmond & Central Virginia. The grant will support VisArts’ youth outreach programming, which includes Art After School, A Space of Her Own, Engage and Profits in Creativity. During the 2014-15 school year, VisArts provided arts education programs, free-of-charge, to […]

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Visual Arts Center Launches Illustrator-in-Residence Program

March 22, 2016 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond has launched an illustrator-in-residence program and will work with four illustrators over the next year. Each illustrator will design a catalog cover for the 53-year-old arts organization and lead a workshop or give a lecture on his or her craft. Victoria Borges was selected to illustrate the summer catalog, […]

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Ceramicist Michelle Erickson Begins Monthlong Artist Residency at VisArts

March 15, 2016 News

Hampton-based ceramicist Michelle Erickson begins a one-month artist residency at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond this week. Erickson is best known for analyzing contemporary culture through the use of 17th and 18th-century Colonial American ceramic history, combining traditional pottery-making methods with contemporary narratives. Her work is in the collections of the Mint Museum of […]

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EILEEN FISHER Donates Five Percent of Sales to VisArts on March 24

March 09, 2016 News

Women’s clothing and accessories designer EILEEN FISHER is partnering with Saks Fifth Avenue to support the Visual Arts Center of Richmond and its A Space of Her Own (SOHO) program again this year. On Thursday, March 24, five percent of sales of EILEEN FISHER merchandise sold at Saks’ Stony Point Fashion Park location will go […]

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Anna Hepler Exhibition Opens April 1

March 03, 2016 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will open an exhibition of work by Anna Hepler titled “Push Me Pull You” on Friday, April 1. A 5:30 p.m. artist talk will be followed by an opening reception that will run from 6 to 8 p.m. A press preview will be held on March 31 from 10 […]

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Visual Arts Center’s Annual [work] Exhibition Opens Jan. 29

January 26, 2016 News

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will open its annual [work] exhibition this Friday, Jan. 29 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. in the center’s True F. Luck Gallery. The exhibition runs through March 4. [work] features the art of faculty, staff and board members of the Visual Arts Center. Pieces were selected […]

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