Archives: public art

PHOTOS: InLight over the years

A look back at InLight ahead of this year’s event.

Artists compete for $200k to make riverfront look even better

There’s an open call for artists who want to leave their mark along the James.

Drunk vandal destroys ‘human dart’ at RVA Street Art Festival site

According to the RVA Street Art Festival Facebook page, one of the “human darts” on display at their canal site was destroyed “by one of the drunk, human dolts from a nearby club last weekend…”

EDITORIAL: the best GOOD Ideas for Cities

This past Tuesday, a bunch of smart folks got together to discuss three specific problems facing Richmond. Will any of their ideas become a reality? Or was it just another chance for Richmonders to get together and pat each other on the back for being so creative?

Check the Rhyme: Culture Wars vs. Style Wars

I hope that you have noticed but just in case you haven’t, RVA is currently being transformed into a hub for art and creative culture. The G40 Art Summit, Art 180’s What Do you Stand For display, and later this month the RVA Street Art Festival, are all a part of what I’m calling RVA’s Style Wars Summer.

RVA Street Art Festival set to begin next week

The city is about to encounter another festival aimed at showcasing the talents of local and national muralists. What do Venice and Shepard Fairey have to do with the latest art event and what the city’s flood wall might look like?