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 Center at Belvedere in Charlottesville offers ongoing art programs that feature watercolor instruction, lessons in oil and acrylic, pastels, pen and ink, and more.
In Charlottesville, Piedmont Virginia Community College North and South Galleries are showing work from the 2023 Student Exhibition through September 4th. Art 180 in Richmond
IX Art Park is hosting the Charlottesville Arts Festival on May 27th and 28th, welcoming over 50 fine artists and featuring live music, workshops, and
New City Arts Initiative in Charlottesville presents an exhibit titled “Fever Creek: Prints by Jackson Taylor” through May 26th. Taylor’s prints and drawings reflect textures
The Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville presents “House Jungle” by Brittany Fan, an exhibition of plant paintings inspired by the Pop Art movement, on view
The McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville presents “Asia Weekend for All”, celebrating Asian art and culture on May 6th. In Richmond, the Anderson Gallery at
In Charlottesville, High Tor Gear Exchange is hosting “Close to Home”, their fifth annual Environmental Art Show on display through the month of April. Donations
In Charlottesville, the University of Virginia’s Kluge-Ruhe Art Collection and Fralin Museum of Art presents an online webinar titled “Art in Life: Album Cover Design”,
In Charlottesville, New City Arts Initiative is showing the work of Conrad Cheung until April 24th. In Richmond, RVA Thriving Artists presents Earthcraft, a spring