ChinaFest: Year of the Water Rabbit

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at VMFA. Explore Chinese art and culture through art-making activities, collaborative projects, films, artist demonstrations, and performances. Make a paper plate dragon, design a nature scroll, and watch the dynamic Lion Dance and performances by Yu Dance Arts, as well as presentations by Richmond Moy Yat Kung Fu Academy. These…

Art Signs Virtual Tour: Artful Conversations in ASL

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Curious about American art? Join us for a 30-minute virtual conversation about selected works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection. This program is presented in American Sign Language (ASL) with voice interpretation for hearing participants. A Zoom link will be provided via email upon registration at https://www.si.edu/events?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D163516733

Film Workshop with Jesse Vaughan: How to deepen the experience of the actor and the connections

Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU 610 West Broad Street, RIchmond, VA

The Community Media Center presents a film master class with director Jesse Vaughan who will explore the relationship between actor and director and deepen connections made on set. This is a practical workshop, where scenes will be analyzed and explored through scene blocking, rehearsals, camera angles and how to get the best out of the…

Virtual Studio Tour with Artist David Harper Clemons

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Join metalsmith David Harper Clemons for the final visit of SAAM’s Virtual Studio Tour series. Clemons takes the audience on a tour of his North Carolina-based studio, where he creates art that explores identity and gives meaning to objects that extend beyond their expected uses. Prior to his relocation to North Carolina, Clemons taught in the art…

Raised/Razed – Documentary Screening & Panel by VMHC (Black History Month)

Virginia Museum of Culture & History 428 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA

Through the lens of Raised/Razed, a recently released documentary from Maupintown Media in association with Virginia Public Media, viewers will learn about the history of Vinegar Hill, Charlottesville, Virginia’s oldest African American neighborhood, and the impact of the federal Urban Renewal program on a once-thriving community, all in the name of progress. This film is…

The Virginia State Concert Choir (Black History Month)

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The Virginia State University Concert Choir under the direction of Patrick D. McCoy will perform a variety of choral selections representative of the HBCU choral experience, including music by Carter, Schubert, Clausen and Helvey, among others.  Notably, the choir will sing the works of legendary composer Undine Smith Moore, who taught on the VSU faculty…

Symphonic Wind Ensemble (VCU)

VCU Singleton Performing Arts Center 922 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA

Come out and watch the members of VCU Music’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble perform on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023 at 7:00pm in the Singleton Center for Performing Arts. This event is free and open to the public. You can watch this event online at go.vcu.edu/concerthall

Making Sense of Contemporary Art: Can art be anything?

Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU 610 West Broad Street, RIchmond, VA

A work of art used to be a specific kind of thing: a painting, a drawing, a sculpture. But for a long time now, since the 1960s or earlier, anything at all can be seen as a work of art: found objects, gestures, fragments of language, ideas, events, and literally anything else. How and why…

VCU Symphony Orchestra

VCU Singleton Performing Arts Center 922 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA

Come see the VCU Music Symphony Orchestra perform on Wednesday, March 1st, 2023 at 8:00pm in the Singleton Center for Performing Arts. This event is free and open to the public. You can watch this event online at go.vcu.edu/concerthall

Rebecca Arday Visiting Artist Lecture (VCU)

Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU 610 West Broad Street, RIchmond, VA

The VCU Department of Craft/Material Studies presents a visiting artist lecture by Rebecca Arday on Thursday, March 23 from 12:30 – 2:00pm at the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU, 601 W Broad St, Richmond, VA. ABOUT THE ARTIST Rebecca Arday’s sculptures and drawings interweave art, science, and history. Utilizing glass and other amorphous, ephemeral materials,…