Art Works — the contemporary art center in Manchester known for monthly art shows in an active studio environment — is celebrating 19 years of creativity. Help them toast to nearly two decades in style with a Fourth Friday exhibition opening tomorrow, Fri., Sept. 23.
What to expect
From 6-8 p.m., check out feature exhibitions by these artists:
“Up from the Ashes, A Life in Clay” | Lee Hazelgrove
This Richmonder has racked up 35 years of ceramic prowess, including this collection of pedestal pieces and traditional firing techniques.
“Das Pferd (The Horse)” | Heidi Nunnally
Explore Heidi’s impactful photography of natural landscapes, wildlife, and the freedom of horses.
All Media Show | Various artists
This multimedia display will feature jury selections judged by VCU’s Roberto Jamora.
Plus, guests will be greeted with live music, libations + door prizes.
Pro tip: Parking is free at the lot across from Art Works (317 Hull St.), or $3 at the East Fifth Street parking garage near Hatch Local Food Hall.
What’s coming next?
This Saturday from 12-4 p.m., in honor of Richmond Train Day, Art Works is displaying over a dozen paintings, photography prints, sculptures + iron works dedicated to the locomotive. Half of this exhibition will be housed at the nearby Richmond Railway Museum.
October’s Fourth Friday (Oct. 28) will feature a Dark Arts media show. Be sure to break out your Halloween costumes to view the mysterious + fanciful pieces on display.
The center’s 80 studios + exhibition spaces are free and open to the public Tuesdays-Sundays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.