Richmond has an exceptional art scene and 1708 is its foremost gallery. This is an artist-supported gallery providing a ... More
Richmond has an exceptional art scene and 1708 is its foremost gallery. This is an artist-supported gallery providing a showcase for emerging and established talent. Openings on the first Friday of each month bring artists, students and the public together to view new works by painters, sculptors and photographers. Musicians provide additional entertainment at these events, and beer and wine is available at minimal cost.
Back in the day, around the early 80"s was the cooperative galleries' co-op. greatshows, people, guests and the more than occasioinal sexual romp.
Joe seiple and the Chucks, Davi det hompson, julie and the jumpers along with Paulette.
Some really fine people and times and experiences that set a brilliant stage for those of us to be lucky enough to be a small part.
putting up and taking down shows was the stuff, especially when it was your own work
Lee St. James
mfa/vcu sculpture 81-83
"Let us have a bank that takes nickels and turns them into dollars." These were the words of Maggie Walker
in a speech to the Board of what is now the oldest surviving black operated bank in the United ...
Richmond was the home of Bill " Bojangles " Robinson, a dancer who found fame when he appeared in movies
with child star Shirley Temple. This museum explores his life. Works by contemporary artists such as John Bigger and ...
It is easy to get happily lost in the vast collections of the Library of Virginia. The building contains 83
million manuscripts and more than a million books, periodicals, newspapers, prints, photographs and maps. The items in the rare ...