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.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.
The Staunton Augusta Art Center is showing work by Andrew Davis, titled “Laughing Picture” through October 28th.
The Branch Museum of Architecture & Design in Richmond is showing an exhibition titled “Women’s Rights are Human Rights”, a graphic design poster show tackling themes of gender-based inequality, discrimination, and violence.
In Lexington, the Watson Gallery at Washington & Lee University is showing work by Mohammad Omer Khalil in an exhibit titled “Musings” from the 28th through June 2024.
Each month, ART180 in Richmond hosts “The Easel”, a one-day public art event at their studio. This month, artist Julian Desta is leading an abstract expressionism workshop on the 21st from 12 to 2pm.
The Virginia Quilt Museum in Harrisonburg is displaying the work of Susan Lapham in an exhibit titled “Play Land”, through October 4th.
Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville presents Teeny Tiny Trifecta 6, a display of 471 works of art by Virginia-based artists, all measuring 9 by 9
The 1708 Gallery in Richmond is showing the work of Andrea Donnelly in an exhibit titled “Geologic” through October 8th. Donnelly uses geometric contemporary textiles
The University of Virginia Art Department Ruffin Gallery in Charlottesville presents a series titled “Murmuration” from August 25th to October 6th. The student artists, mentors, and colleagues involved in the show combine their drawing and painting skills to produce a unified creative vision.
Beverley Street Studio School in Staunton is offering a fall class with Martin Geiger, a lesson in Oil Painting from Life – The Basics from