The Valentine Richmond History Center wants to display a Davis statue created by artist Edward Valentine, the museum’s first president.
Governor Northam says his new initiative to reimagine public monuments in Virginia would “shine light on previously untold stories.”
The Argentinian artist invites us into her world in the first solo exhibition of her work in the US, on view through January 10, 2021.
The recommendation to move the Confederate general’s monument to the Virginia Museum of History and Culture was made unanimously by the Commission for Historical Statues in the United States Capitol.
An op-ed by Judge Bradley Cavedo, who temporarily halted the removal of Confederate statues in Richmond, has resurfaced. In it, he criticized desegregation busing, welfare measures, and a proposal for instant voter registration.
Former and current staffers launched a petition denouncing the presence of armed guards in the galleries and alleging the museum has mishandled complaints of racial and sexual harassment.
Mayor Levar Stoney expedited the removal of seven Confederate statues in Richmond over the past week, but a Richmond judge has approved a temporary injunction blocking the mayor’s order.
“Once we remove the remaining monuments, we can officially say that we were the former capital of the confederacy,” said Stoney in today’s briefing.
Xenogenesis presents a sampling of the Otolith Group’s works from 2011 to 2018, on view from February 22 to May 10. Admission is free and open to all.
The Edward Hopper and the American Hotel exhibition invites some visitors to spend the night in a room inspired by one of Hopper’s paintings, and our critic ponders who it’s really designed for.
Taking a cue from James Baldwin, an exhibition considers the way that American racism moves forward — from the arrival of the first ship carrying enslaved Africans to the insidious ways it has trickled through the capillaries of American culture.
This show addresses the force of whiteness, the counter-force of black resistance, and the persistence of the color line in the United States. On view through January 5, 2020.