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Richmond & Public Art

  • Gallery 5 200 W. Marshall St. Richmond (map)

The public art landscape has changed significantly in Richmond over the past 10 years. Against the backdrop of continued controversy over Confederate monuments, the Public Arts Commission has erected several new pieces of large scale public sculpture, including a new monument to Maggie Lena Walker. The Richmond Mural Project and Richmond Street art festival have transformed the city with hundreds of new murals. This discussion will look at the role of public art in reimagining the identity of the city.

Panelists:

Hamilton Glass - Muralist, public artist

Ashley Kistler -  Vice Chair, Richmond Public Arts Commission

Mickael Broth - Muralist, public artist


Earlier Event: April 16
Bayonne on 4/16 at Gallery 5
Later Event: April 18
Opin / Bureau / Gnawing / Hotspit