Art180

[ We are artists, writers, musicians, poets, dancers and everyday people working to create change in young people’s lives through art. ]


Events

The Really Big Show

Spotlighting the Spectacular Young Talent of Richmond

Please join us to celebrate ART 180's spring projects in creative expression, featuring young people from…

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, St. Andrew's School, Charterhouse School, Northstar Academy, Richmond Juvenile Detention Center, Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Facility, St. Joseph's Villa, and Communities In Schools-Richmond at these schools: Redd Elementary, Binford Middle, Lucille Brown Middle, Fairfield Middle and Wilder Middle.

Friday, May 20, 5-7:30 p.m. Abner Clay Park in Jackson Ward.

Find out more on our Facebook page.

Relationship Status

New work by ART 180 teens: A Woman's Worth

Angelique Scott and Victor Harper led teens to create ceramic trophies celebrating their own strengths and plates recognizing supportive people in their lives. Through printmaking, Molly Roberts and Lemuel David helped teens express their identities and healthy relationships.

May 6-27, 2016
Opening Reception
Friday, May 6, 6-9 p.m.

Atlas, ART 180’s teen art center
114 W. Marshall St. (between Brook and Adams in Jackson Ward)

HERSTORY: A Woman’s Worth

Work by artists from Black Art Student Empowerment (BASE) at VCU

March 4-24, 2016
Opening Reception
Friday, March 4, 6-9 p.m.

Atlas, ART 180’s teen art center
114 W. Marshall St. (between Brook and Adams in Jackson Ward)

ART 180's 2nd Annual Atlas Holiday Market

Opening Reception
Friday, December 4, 6-9 p.m.

Continues through December 18, Monday-Friday 10a.m.-5p.m. Gifts from $5-$250, fine art, crafts and other handmade items Proceeds support ART 180 programs in creative expression.

Atlas, ART 180’s teen art center
114 W. Marshall St. (between Brook and Adams in Jackson Ward)

Contributing Artists:

PERFORMING STATISTICS

Featuring artwork by youth in the Richmond Juvenile Detention Center

September 4-October 30, 2015
at Atlas, ART 180’s teen art center
Encore reception Friday, October 2 from 6-9 p.m. following a justice parade leading from the Capitol. More info at performingstatistics.com

Gallery Hours
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
We recommend calling first, 804.233.4180
114 W. Marshall St. Richmond, VA 23220

This project is supported by the Wilbur Moreland Havens Charitable Foundation

#BlackLivesMatter, an original play written and performed by young people in our summer program

#BlackLivesMatter

This performance will provide a powerful statement reflecting the national movement for social change condemning systemic violence toward and oppression of the black community.

Saturday, August 15
7 p.m. Free
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 W. 15th Street

Families welcome. Subject matter may be difficult for some audiences. Discussion and reception to follow. More info here.

Face It: ART 180 teens challenging perceptions

FACE IT: ART 180 teens challenging perceptions.

New collages, hip-hop, and documentary film created by teens at Atlas

July 3-August 27, 2015
Encore reception August 7 from 6-9 p.m. with showings of the documentary Started from the Bottom at 7 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Gallery Hours
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
We recommend calling first, 804.233.4180
114 W. Marshall St. Richmond, VA 23220

The Little Big Show: A selection of artwork from the 2015 Really Big Show

The Little Big Show

June 5-26, 2015

A selection of artwork from the 2015 Really Big Show that spotlights ART 180’s spring programs at 12 sites throughout the Richmond area, with projects that explore self-expression, identity, teamwork and more.

Opening Reception
Friday, June 5, 6-9 p.m.

Gallery Hours
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
We recommend calling first, 804.233.4180
114 W. Marshall St. Richmond, VA 23220

The Really Big Show: Spotlighting the spectacular young talent of Richmond

The Really Big Show

Please join us to celebrate ART 180's spring projects in creative expression, featuring young people from…

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club (zines), St. Andrew's School (song writing), Charterhouse School (alter ego story portraits), Northstar Academy (sculpture), Richmond Alternative School (spoken word), St. Joseph's Villa (mixed media collage) and Communities In Schools of Richmond at these schools: Redd Elementary (mosaic map-making), Binford Middle (dance), Lucille Brown Middle (writing), Elkhardt Middle (cloth story books), Henderson Middle (video games), Fairfield Middle (photography).

Plus, we’ve merged the best of the Jonny Z Festival, with Bizarre Market vendors, DJ Graybeard from WRIR 97.3fm, food trucks, art activities and more festival fun!

May 16, 2015 • 1-4 p.m.
Abner Clay Park in Jackson Ward

Find out more on our Facebook page.

Event Sponsors:

Visionaries

New Work by ART 180 Teens

A new exhibition showcasing the work of our teens as they explored the ideas and meanings of the tarot. Young artists researched and reinterpreted the underlying themes of a specific tarot card into a personal narrative, revealed through sculpture and photography.

April 3-23
OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, April 3, 6-9 p.m.
Performances by teens in our Breakdance Yoga
and Chorus programs at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Atlas, a project of ART 180

ART 180’s Open Studio Series

January 13-15, 2015

Help us celebrate and support young artists from our fall 2014-15 programs as they work to create change in our community. Join us at these three intimate gatherings to see their work, hear their voices, and be inspired.

Each program is free and open to the public (children welcome!), so please join us and bring a friend or neighbor. Refreshments provided.

Tuesday, January 13 at 6 p.m.
Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. • 644-0005
(in Jackson Ward between Madison and Brook)

Wednesday, January 14 at 6 p.m.
Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. • 644-0005

Thursday, January 15 at 6 p.m.
Unity of Richmond, 800 Blanton Ave. • 278-6489
(at French, across from Byrd Park)

1st Annual Atlas Holiday Market

Opening Party:
Friday, December 5, 6-9 p.m.
Festive food and DJ Graybeard spinning soulful tunes.

Open Monday - Friday, 10-5 p.m. through December 19
Gifts from $5-$150 created by artists who support ART 180.
Also introducing new ART 180 products!

114 W Marshall St Richmond, VA 23220

Participating Artists

Atas Exhibition: Never Walk Alone

Art by young people in Kisumu, Kenya, affected by HIV/AIDS. In partnership with Sunburst Projects, an organization dedicated to supporting young adults living with HIV/AIDS through support groups, activities, education and mentorship.

114 W Marshall St Richmond, VA 23220
Exhibition continues through November 26

Gallery Hours
Monday - Friday, 10-5 p.m.
We recommmend calling first, 804-233-4180.

Artists Coloring Book: Launch Event and Exhibition

Produced by Chuck Scalin with assistance from Matt Lively, the Artists Coloring Book features work from 30 artists — 11 from the original 1969 edition with the addition of 19 noted Richmond artists.

First Friday, September 5, 2014, 6-9 p.m.
114 W Marshall St Richmond, VA 23220
Exhibition continues through October 31

Participating Artists

Sales of the book, original artwork, and limited edition prints will benefit ART 180. Exhibition runs through the end of October. Books will be available at area retailers.

Book printing donated by Worth Higgins & Associates. Cover art by Ross Trimmer.

Gallery Hours
Monday - Friday, 10-5 p.m.
We recommmend calling first, 804-233-4180.

Art. Ice Cream

Artwork by students at Central Montessori School, exploring multiple mediums and artists. Plus…ice cream from Gelati Celesti, while supplies last!

August 1-28
*Opening Reception: Friday, August 1, 6-9 p.m.
*with art activity for all ages
114 W Marshall St Richmond, VA 23220

Gallery Hours
Monday - Friday, 10-5 p.m.
We recommmend calling first, 804-233-4180.

Play/Pause

Shared stories from ART 180's summer programs in radio and film

Please join us for the premiere of radio stories and documentary films by young people. Reception to follow.

Tuesday, August 5, 6PM
Virginia Repertory Theatre
114 W. Broad Street

Project Sponsors:
Culture Works, Jill & Andy Stefanovich, McKenna Brown and Sanford Eberly, The Greenway Pendleton Fund of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond & Central Virginia.

Program Partners:

WRIR.org Richmond Behavioral Health Foundation Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program

The Big Show

The Really Big Show

Spotlighting the spectacular young talent of Richmond

Please join us to celebrate ART 180’s spring projects in creative expression, featuring young people from…

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club (movement mural), St. Andrew’s School (family crests), Franklin Military Academy (personal puzzles), Charterhouse School (fashion self-portraits), and Communities In Schools of Richmond at these schools: Redd Elementary (hoop dancing), Binford Middle (kites), Lucille Brown Middle (improv theater), Elkhardt Middle (alphabet autobiographies), Henderson Middle (accordion storybooks), Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle (video games) and Thompson Middle (inside/out figures)

Plus, we're blending the best of the Jonny Z Festival, with Bizarre Market vendors, DJ Graybeard from WRIR 97.3fm, food trucks, art activities and more!

May 17, 2014 • 1-5 p.m.
Abner Clay Park in Jackson Ward

Find out more on our Facebook page.

Event Sponsors:

Media Sponsor:


Into the Future

This exhibition spotlights visual artwork made exclusively by high school seniors in the Richmond area. The multi-media show celebrates the teens' creativity as they make the leap to the next phase of their lives.

Plus, we're blending the best of the Jonny Z Festival, with Bizarre Market vendors, DJ Graybeard from WRIR 97.3fm, food trucks, art activities and more!

May 2–30, 2014
OPENING RECEPTION*
Friday, May 2 6–9 p.m.
*with art activity for all ages

ATLAS GALLERY HOURS
Monday–Friday 10–5 p.m.
We recommmend calling first, 804-233-4180.

Ongoing

Renmark Consignment Shop

Turn both your house and a child's life around 180 degrees. Visit the new Renmark Consignment Shop in Church Hill (7 North 25th Street). Known for imaginative and original design, Renmark is adding a consignment shop to its retail space. Traditional, contemporary and sometimes eccentric goods to be found. (When we visited they even had an elephant trunk lamp!) Pay a visit if you're in the market for gently used home furnishings, and a percentage of sales will benefit ART 180.