Culture Connection takes a light survey of the upcoming arts and cultural events going on in the region to spotlight for our listeners. The feature shares event details that have been chosen and read for our listeners by Hanna Lynch, in loving memory of WNRN’s Culture Monkey, Beryl Solla.
If you would like to submit an arts event that is coming up in the next month, email firstname.lastname@example.org!
Beryl Solla was Chairperson of the art department and gallery curator at PVCC. She taught there for ten years and previously taught at JMU and Barry University, in Miami. She received her MFA from the University of Miami and has made various large-scale public tile projects for the past twenty-five years. Beryl was an active member in various organizations including Piedmont Council for the Arts’ Cultural Planning Committee.
Culture Connection News & Updates
Culture Connection: March 20th – March 26th
In Charlottesville, the Ruffin Gallery at the University of Virginia presents work by Anna Hogg in an exhibit titled “Every Bit Unrending, Unreading”, on view until the end of the week.
In Richmond, the 1708 Gallery is showing an exhibit titled “Sadza Series”, a community-wide celebration of Zimbabwean food traditions and contemporary art through April 8th.
The Amherst County Museum and Historical Society in Lynchburg was recently nominated for the Virginia Association of Museums’ Top 10 Endangered Artifacts program, placing sixth on the list.
Culture Connection: February 27th – March 5th
Live Arts in Charlottesville presents the work of Steven Haske in an exhibit titled “Secondary Worlds”, on view until the end of March.
In Richmond, Gallery 5 is open for First Friday, an arts district event where both locals and visitors of Richmond come together to celebrate and support communities of non-profits, restaurants, and small businesses each month.
The Louisa Arts Center is showing an exhibit titled “Ghosts and Whimsy” in the Purcell Gallery through March 24th.
Culture Connection Call For Submissions
Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN, and we are always looking for submissions! If you have an interesting arts event coming up in the next month or so that you’d like us to feature, email email@example.com.