The Ann White Academy Gallery is located at 600 Main Street and is named in honor of Ann White. Exhibits change monthly.
TALKBACK: Hybrid Art Installation Exploring Race and Identity
Principal Artists: Tania Ferrier, Laura Mitchell, Les Morgan
Aug. 7-29, 2015
TALKBACK is an exciting and innovative “black box” art exhibition that explores the intersections of race and identity, comparing the experiences of multicultural Australians and Americans. Principal Artists: Tania Ferrier, Laura Mitchell, Les Morgan
With: Alan Thompson, Mirla Jackson, Yulissa Morales, James Kerr, Abe Dunovits
Following the month-long exhibit, a community discussion will be led by Leslie King, host of ‘Black in the Burg,’ Friday, August 28, 5-7pm in the Academy Galleries. This event invites attendees to address relative topics for group discussion.
First Friday Opening
Friday, Aug. 7, from 5-8
First Friday Installation unveil to be opened by: Adrienne Wheeler, Artist & Arts Educator, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey AND Leslie King, Executive Director Central Virginia Agency for Non-profits & Host of ‘Black in the Burg.’
The GLTC “Art” Trolley will run between the Academy of Fine Arts, Riverview’s Art Space, Dance Theatre of Lynchburg, the Lynchburg Art Club, the Lynchburg Museum at the Old Court House, The Lynchburg Community Market, 921 Main Street Fine Arts, Rivermont Studio, and participating downtown restaurants, from 5-8 pm. Trolley sponsored by Lynch’s Landing and the Lynchburg Office of Economic Development.
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm and Saturdays by appointment. Request an appointment here. All spaces are fully handicap accessible.