Fine Arts

Edouard Vuillard’s “Young Woman Trying on a Hat,” c. 1900, is one of 55 works on view in the Fralin’s French drawings exhibition. Courtesy of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon Collection, 95.24

Fralin Museum’s “Corot to Cézanne” paints a portrait of the collectors

One of America’s great art connoisseurs and patrons, Paul Mellon was quoted as saying that he and his wife “almost never buy a painting or drawing we would not want to live with or see constantly.” Having cut his teeth on father Andrew Mellon’s renowned art collection (which formed the nucleus of the National Gallery of Art), Paul Mellon was graced with an extraordinarily refined eye.

"Atmospheric Front" by Hana and Shana Kim at Chroma Projects.

April 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. First Fridays April 5 The Bridge PAI 209 […]

Celebrate the warm, spring-infused work of local artisans, with over 210 quilts on display this weekend. Image: Charlottesville Area Quilters Guild

ARTS Pick: Charlottesville Area Quilters Guild show

A Stitch in Time Springtime typically begets a seasonal bedspread switch, and this eighth-installment of the Charlottesville Area Quilters Guild (CAQG) biennial quilt show offers the best of warm, vibrant, and lively linen inspiration. Transforming the East Rivanna Fire Station into a  hub of artistic activity and enterprise, the event includes a silent auction, displays […]