Exhibitions for February 24 | Arts
Editor’s Note: Exhibits shares information about exhibits on screen or online in Charlottesville and Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange counties. Articles must be received by noon on Friday for the following week’s issue. Include the opening and closing dates of your exhibit and a phone number the public can call with questions. Send your information to [email protected]
The Arts Center in Orange: “Desegregation in Orange County Schools: A Historical Exhibit Presented by the African-American Historical Society of Orange County” is on view through March 11. artscenterinorange.com. (540) 672-7311.
Cafe Atlas: Kris Bowmaster and Nat Rogers will present a joint exhibition throughout March. 2206 Fontaine Avenue Extended. atlascoffeecville.com.
Cooperative Gallery of Arts C’ville: “Fresh Perspectives”, the works of new members Laura Vik, Lisa Steinberg, Lauren Stangil and Derek Brown, will be exhibited in February. “Functional Woodworking by Alex Pettigrew,” focusing on functional and decorative home and office accessories handcrafted from local woods, will be the featured exhibit in March; an opening reception on first Fridays is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on March 4. Open to the public from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Monday to Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. 118 E. Main St. (434) 972-9500.
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The Belvedere Center: A pop-up exhibit of 40 photographs by members of the Charlottesville Camera Club can be seen through Friday on the first floor. cvillecameraclub.org. “The Black and White Exhibition,” featuring 45 works by 16 artists, will be on view March 4 through April 27, with a reception from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on March 8. thecentercville.org.
Central library: The Monticello Chapter of the Smocking Arts Guild of America will present a showcase of hand smocked and embroidered items in February in honor of National Smocking and Embroidery Month. Items include Christmas decorations, eggs, dresses, hats, hair clips, smocked shorts with puppies and other examples of needle art. The group meets at 10 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Lutheran Church of Peace. (540) 923-4377.
Chroma projects: “Against the Dark: Cameraless Photography by Robert Schultz” will remain on view through Friday. “Stillness: Ana Marie Lidell & Fran Smith” can be seen in March; an opening reception on the first Friday is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on March 4. The gallery is open to visitors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. [email protected] projects.com. chromaprojects.com.
Artisan Crozet deposit: Mary Maveline Originals, a jewelry line from sisters Anna Lee, a blacksmith, and Amy Snowden, a watercolourist, will premiere in February. Two performances by guest artists will be presented in March; look for works by paper artist Cyndi Mylynne of Palmyra and potter Wendy Werstlein of Floyd. A Meet the Artist event is scheduled from 1-3 p.m. on March 12. crozetartisandepot.com.
The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia: “Open Window: Emilio Sanchez on Paper” runs until June 20. “Nostalgia USA” has reopened and remains on view through March 20. “Structures” can be seen until June 1. “Alternative Futures,” a series of video works on view through July 24, features Alicia Grullon’s “Breaking News” through March 20. “Beyond Pictorialism: Early 20th-Century Photography and the Fine Arts” on view until July 24. Wolfe Collection” can be seen until July 24. “Focus On: Laura Aguilar” on view until June 19. In accordance with UVa guidelines, masks are required indoors, regardless of vaccination status. uvafralinartmuseum.virginia.edu.
The Studio IX Gallery: “Prolyfyck Women: Portraits of Running and Resilience” by Jill Meriwether will run through Sunday. Artist Talk and Happy Hour are scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday. Wearing a face covering is mandatory at the entrance to the building and at all times in the gallery. studioix.co. (434) 242-0905.
Highland by James Monroe: Interior spaces have reopened for the first time since March 2020. Look for the newly interpreted interior spaces in Highland’s premier home. The exhibit content creates an inclusive story of Monroe’s life and career that includes slaves, Monroe’s family, and other historical figures as important elements of the site’s history. highland.org/plan-your-visit/tours-and-tickets/.
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection opened the first part of the two-part exhibition “Irrititja Kuwarri Tjungu (Past & Present Together): 50 Years of Papunya Tula Artists”, tracing the movement of Papunya Tula artists from 1971 to the mid-1990s. It can be seen until ‘see you on Sunday. Part two, celebrating the role of female artists and featuring paintings created during and since the 1990s, will open March 17 and run through February 26, 2023. “Boomalli Prints and Paper: Making Space as an Art Collective” may be seen through June 19. Visits have resumed and will be led free of charge by volunteer guides at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each day the museum is open. Longer tour experiences for groups will be available for purchase. Masks are mandatory. Make your reservations at kluge-ruhe.org. 400 Worrell Drive. (434) 244-0234.
The mirror: Arts from Underground classes will begin with art making from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays and karaoke from 8-10 p.m. for $25 per person. The IX Art Park Foundation has opened a major extension to its immersive art museum, which opened in January 2020, featuring works by 12 new and returning artists. Multimedia creatures by Joe Vena, video projections by Aaron Farrington and a multicolored bar designed by River Hawkins. Check out new works by tech artist Jeff Dobrow and gnome house designer Katarzyna Borek. The Caterpillar Tunnel features multimedia artwork by artist-in-residence Samantha Ashkani. The entrance features a curio shop by Marc Boston and Adrienne Oliver and assembled by new Curiosities Coordinator Ella Caplin. Mad Traveler’s Treehouse features artwork by John Snell and lead artist Kathryn Wingate. Hours of operation are 4-8 p.m. Thursday, noon-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $15, $12 for ages 4 to 13 and free for ages 3 and under. ixartpark.org.
McGuffey Center for the Arts: “Lay My Burdens Down,” curated by the Charlottesville Black Arts Collective, is on view through Sunday at the Sarah B. Smith Gallery, Upstairs Hallway, and Downstairs Hallway. Look for works by Benita Mayo, Kweisi Morris, Tobiah Mundt, Kori Price, Dorothy Rice, Amdane Sanda, Derrick J. Walker, Doreen Bonnet, Tori Cherry, Ashon Crawley, Sabrina Feggans, Veronica Jackson, Leslie Lillard, Somé Lewis and IZ » Red” can be seen in the Associates Gallery on the first floor near Starnes Classroom. mcguffeyartcenter.com.
Piedmont Square: Photographs, oils, pastels and multimedia works by bozART members Randy Baskerville, Sara Gondwe, Julia Lesnichy, Brita Lineburger, Craig Lineburger and Andy Stafford can be seen in the second floor hallway at 2025 Library Ave. in Crozet until March 31. All works are for sale.
Piedmont Community College in Virginia: “These Memories Can’t Wait: Beryl Solla” will be on display until March 26 in the North and South Galleries of the PVCC Gallery. pvcc.edu/performingarts. (434) 961-5362.
Quirk Gallery Charlottesville: “Compositions in Blue: Cyanotypes” by Mary Holland and “Eden” by Priscilla Whitlock can be viewed through March 27. 499 W Main St. quirkgallery.com.
Random Row Brewery: Photographer Cassidy Girvin is February’s featured artist at 608 A Preston Ave.
Revalation vineyards: Paintings by Juliann Newton can be seen in February at 2710 Hebron Valley Road in Madison. revalationvineyard.com. (540) 407-1236.
Rockfish Valley Community Center: “Student Sketches, Paintings, Projects, Pixels”, works by students in the Nelson County High School Art Class and Art Club. 190 Rockfish School Lane in Afton. rockfishcc.org. (434) 361-0100.
Second Street Gallery: “Stuart Robertson: A Suh Wi Dweet” will be in the Main Gallery and “Marley Nichelle: Ghana to Gullah” in the Dové Gallery until March 25. secondstreetgallery.org.
Torosiete Museum of Contemporary Art: “Hearts’ Lonely Hunters” (1995) by Daniel Kuttner and Beatrix Ost is streaming in the Virtual Contemporary Art Gallery. Broadcast instructions: http://heartsmovie.torosiete.museum/.
Charlottesville Unitarian Universalist Congregation: Dolly Joseph is February’s Featured Artist and her ‘Ephemeral Spirits’ exhibit can be viewed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. 717 Rugby Road. (434) 293-8179.
University of Virginia Health Arts Program: “Through Our Eyes,” a collection of photographs taken by members of the Charlottesville Camera Club, can be viewed through March 3 in the main lobby of the University of Virginia Hospital. cvillecameraclub.org.
Virginia vault: “Nature, Us and the Future – A Group Exhibition with Female Perspectives” will remain on view until April 15. Works by Christen Yates, Judith Ely, Karen Rosasco, Lesli Devito, Phyllis Koch-Sheras and Susan Patrick will be presented. 300 E. Main St. (434) 227-1333.
Visible documents: “On the Palette of Scarlet,” an exhibition of photographs by Fumi Ishino, will open with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday and run through April 15. Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 1740 Broadway St. visible-records.com.
Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge: “The Joy of Color,” a multimedia group exhibition by BozART Fine Arts Collective, can be viewed through Monday. Masks are mandatory. (434) 972-3100.
Eyes of the World: Open to individuals and businesses by appointment until Monday. “Turn on the Light!: A Memorial Show in Honor of Lyn Bolen Warren” can be seen March 5 through April 30; an opening reception is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. on March 5. “Russ Warren: The Disciple” is slated for March 6 through May 16. Masks will be required for entry and a capacity limit will be placed on the number of attendees allowed in the gallery at any given time. Gallery hours are 1-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday and by appointment. To make an appointment, call (434) 882-2622 or email [email protected] Visit LYDM.co for more information. (434) 882-2622.