CitySpace Gallery Exhibit: VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle Exhibit

PCA is proud to announce the VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle Exhibit from June 22-July 28. VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle artists from Jefferson Area Board on Aging (JABA) Adult Care Center (ACC), Alzheimers Association Arts Fusion Program, Post High, ARC, Region Ten Community Services Board, Mildred Spicer, Amanda Grove, Mary Littlewood, and artist/photographer Robyn Miller will exhibit their work.

VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle promotes and develops opportunities for art and creative expression for people of all ages and abilities with a focus on serving individuals with disabilities. Through this, VSA educates, inspires and enhances quality of life for the community.

There will be a First Fridays opening reception from 5:30-7:00pm on Friday, July 10 at CitySpace (located at 100 5th NE on the Downtown Mall). This event is FREE and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

The exhibit will remain on display through Tuesday, July 28, 2015. There will also be an exhibit by local artist Julia Lesnichy on display inside the PCA office within CitySpace.

VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle was formed in 2000 as a district of Virginia VSA arts (formerly Very Special Arts) to provide arts and education opportunities for people with disabilities and increase access to the arts for all. VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle is a member of the VSA affiliate network, a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

The Charlottesville/Albemarle VSA sponsors annual art exhibits, VSA artist led workshops, an annual poetry book, Virginia Festival of the Book activities, an annual music concert, and other special events. Anyone interested in joining the project committees, contributing to the art exhibits, poetry book or learning about local VSA projects can contact Sarah Blech at (434) 970-3260.

Questions regarding the VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle City Space Show should be directed to Mary Miller, (434) 296-1215, marytmiller@embarqmail.com.

CitySpace is open to the public Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm. CitySpace is located at 100 5th Street NE on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville.

Art Drinks

Art Drinks — Wednesday, July 15, 5:30-8:00pm at the Starr Hill Brewery Tasting Room in Crozet.

Join PCA for the next Art Drinks at the Starr Hill Brewery Tasting Room on Wednesday, July 15 from 5:30-8:00pm!

Art Drinks is a monthly event where you can network with other creative professionals in Charlottesville. This month’s event will feature a special announcement about the recently opened Crozet Artisan Depot!

Each month features a raffle with local arts and culture prizes. This month’s raffle includes a pair of tickets to any night of Live Arts’ summer production Xanadu, a pair of tickets to the L.Y.A.O. Comedy Showcase featuring Stewart Huff at The Southern on July 25, and a tasting for two at Stinson Vineyards. The raffle is free to enter and takes place at 6:30pm, followed by community arts announcements. This event is FREE and open to the public.

In August, there will not be an Art Drinks event. On September 16, the event will return and take place at Studio Blue in the Old Michie Building.

Questions? Please email us at info@charlottesvillearts.org.