“The work to battle entrenched white supremacy in our communities is far from over,” said artist Sandy Williams IV.
Richmond Police Admit to Tear-Gassing Peaceful Protesters at Robert E. Lee Monument
The police department retracted its previous claims that demonstrators were “violent” as part of a settlement in a lawsuit lodged by six protesters who were tear-gassed by officers in June 2020.
The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art Presents Maya Lin: A Study of Water
The exhibition brings together a selection of Lin’s interpretations of water with brand new, site-responsive works inspired by the Chesapeake Bay.
The ICA at VCU Presents Gideon Appah: Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes
Gideon Appah’s paintings merge his interest in Ghanaian popular culture with his own imagination, dreams, and fantasies. Now on view in Richmond, Virginia.
Virginia Commonwealth University Is Accepting MFA Applications for 2022
All students are eligible for funding, teaching assistant opportunities, and research and travel grants. Apply by February 1.
Richmond’s Infamous Robert E. Lee Statue May Go to a Black History Museum
The Virginia governor and Richmond mayor announced a tentative agreement to transfer the massive statue to the local Black History Museum and Cultural Center.
The Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU Presents Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste: Set It Off
Using sonic frequencies that register just below human audibility, this exhibition in Richmond, Virginia provides site-specific experiences for sound to be deeply felt.
The ICA at VCU Presents Dineo Seshee Bopape: Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversions…mm
The artist’s newly commissioned work in Richmond, Virginia is made out of soil and water from cities and ports that played important roles in the enslavement of people.
The Largest Confederate Monument in the South Finally Comes Down
It was the last Confederate statue on Monument Avenue, painted over by Black Lives Matter activists during last year’s historic protests.
A Museum Once Led By a Major Confederate Sculptor Wants to Display a Defaced Jefferson Davis Monument
The Valentine Richmond History Center wants to display a Davis statue created by artist Edward Valentine, the museum’s first president.
Virginia Governor Requests $11M to Replace Confederate Statues With New Artworks
Governor Northam says his new initiative to reimagine public monuments in Virginia would “shine light on previously untold stories.”
The Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU Presents Fernanda Laguna: As Everybody
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.