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 Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton offers Old World exhibits for guests to experience life on traditional farmlands from the 1600s and 1700s in Ireland,
The 2023 Altar America Project is seeking entries for the cultural celebration in November at Art Works in Richmond. The Altar America Project creates a
Art Works in Richmond presents an exhibit titled “Tattered, Torn, and Sewn” by Dawn Vass from July 28th to September 16th. Vass uses fibers, stitching, paint, and paper to create small intricate pieces, large art quilts, and some figurative sculptural pieces.
Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville is showing an exhibit by Sahara Clemons, titled “Echoes in the Deep Blue”, through July 21st. Clemons uses painting, textiles,
The Maier Museum at Randolph College in Lynchburg is showing an exhibit titled “Recent Acquisitions”, a selection of works added to the permanent collection within
The Elegba Folklore Society Cultural Center in Richmond has various artifacts on display from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, and more in
In Norfolk, the Hermitage Museum & Gardens is showing an interactive exhibit by Claudia Bueno, titled “Echoes of the Heart” until October. In Charlottesville, the
In Richmond, Artspace Gallery is showing an exhibit titled “Family”, by Miguel Carter-Fisher open on June 23rd. The Stan Kame Collection of Western Art at
The Beverley Street Studio School in Staunton presents the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community Annual Art Show until June 27th. The Governor’s School for the Arts