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Culture Connection

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.

If you would like to submit an arts event that is coming up in the next month, email!

Culture Connection: July 24th – July 30th

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.

Culture Connection: July 17th – July 23rd

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,

Culture Connection: July 3rd – July 9th

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

Culture Connection: June 26th – July 2nd

In Norfolk, the Hermitage Museum & Gardens is showing an interactive exhibit by Claudia Bueno, titled “Echoes of the Heart” until October. In Charlottesville, the