Fine Arts

Chip Kidd took time off from designing book covers to write and design his own book,
Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design.

Must-see panels at the Virginia Festival of the Book

Each March, visiting and local literati of all ages and reading preferences fill Charlottesville for the annual Virginia Festival of the Book. History buffs and romance readers mingle with self-published writers and award-winning authors including John Grisham, Lois Lowry, and John Lewis. Attendees have lots of choices to make during the five-day festival (March 19-23). […]

Frank Riccio's piece is one of the visual works
produced for the interpretation of the short story “This is How
You Open a Pomegranate.”

Ten locals interpret written work through visual art

When FIREFISH Gallery co-curators Araxe Hajian and Sigrid Eilertson brainstormed concepts for their next collaborative project, they decided to flip the script. Rather than host a visual art show that invited verbal interpretation, they decided to ask visual artists to interpret Hajian’s short story “This is How You Open a Pomegranate.” “I didn’t see this […]

John Hancock's "Abundance" will be on display at McGuffey.

March First Fridays Guide

First Fridays is a monthly art event featuring exhibit openings at many Downtown art galleries and additional exhibition venues. Several spaces offer receptions. Listings are compiled in collaboration with Piedmont Council for the Arts. To list an exhibit, please send information two weeks before opening to arts@c-ville.com. Angelo 220 E. Main St. “New Work: Marsh […]