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Third RVA Street Art Festival to bring color, culture to Manchester this weekend

More than 25 muralists and sculptors will leave their mark on the industrial neighborhood April 21st – 24th.

2015 RVA Street Art Festival location announced

An old property in Manchester will get a new coat of paint (or a million).

Release the Hounds unleashes pack creativity

Pull back the curtain on some of best things coming out of Richmond, and you’ll likely find this guy.

5 Things for Families

We’ve got art! We’ve got music! We’ve got back-to-school spirit! Check out all of these fine, family-friendly events (and more) happening in Richmond over the next few days.

Get down to the RVA Street Art Festival Pre-party!

The pre-party for the RVA Street Art Festival is underway now at the old GRTC trolley barns on Cary Street until 7:30 with live painting, beer, food trucks, and a booming system.

Meet me at the murals: El Kamino calls the wild

Although graffiti is an urban art, El Kamino’s love of the great outdoors is apparent in his paintings. You’ve probably seen his work that features Blue Herons and catfish on Broad Street, in Carver, or down by the Canal Walk.

Meet me at the murals: Chair apparent

The temporary outdoor sculpture is the most fleeting of art installations, so the first art up at the power plant, site of the recent RVA Street Art Fest, will be the first down: Tom Brickman’s Social Experiment.

Meet me at the murals: Ham? is up

After being laid off from his architecture firm in 2009, Ham’s wife encouraged him to seize the sudden opportunity to exercise his thirst for art away from the drafting table. Now he’s one of RVA’s most prolific, and sometimes controversial, muralists.

Meet me at the murals

Street art has gone all-city in the City of Richmond! If you attended the G40 First Fridays or the RVA Street Art Fest (RVASAF), you saw it, you felt it, and you were probably moved by it. The best part? It’s all still there. Head downtown and take it in again or for the first time.

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…”