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African-inspired art exhibit opens in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — To kick off Black History Month, the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia is exhibiting four decades of work by Murry DePillars, an artist known for his vivid colors and geometric shapes as well as his political commentary and African-inspired patterns.# “Murry DePillars: Double Vision,” which features 37 pieces … Continue reading

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Norfolk State partners with Chrysler Museum to celebrate Moses Grandy
Art / Education / Local / Virginia

Norfolk State partners with Chrysler Museum to celebrate Moses Grandy

by Malik Glaspie Norfolk State’s Fine Arts Program has collaborated with the Chrysler Museum of Art to unveil the Moses Grandy exhibition. The exhibition was held at the Chrysler Museum on Saturday, Feb. 27. The artwork in the exhibition was inspired by an early 1800s relationship between an enslaved waterman from the Dismal Swamp and … Continue reading