Participate in the arts as a part of the Martin Luther King Community Celebration, The Bridge to Ridge Arts Festival will celebrate the creativity and vibrancy of those living in Charlottesville.
You are invited to SEE, LISTEN, SPEAK, DRAW, CELEBRATE, SHARE, EXPLORE and PLAY with your Charlottesville neighbors.
A part of The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative and Piedmont Council for the Arts‘ Play the City project, this event will use our observation and creativity to acknowledge the past, live together in the present, and work as a community to define the future in the light of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s influence.
Art Festival Activities:
- Keith Sprouse’s Cville People Project
- Benjamin Thorp’s Community Storytelling and Sound Project
- Light House Studio‘s Film Viewing Booth
- Ryan Trott’s Free Draw Table
- ReadyKids Play Space
- Face painting by JoJo
- Meet Farmer Todd
- The Bridge PAI’s Participatory Map Project
Art Festival Performances:
Partners include – Ridge Street Neighborhood Association, the IX Art Park, Belmont/Carlton Neighborhood Association, the City of Promise, the Urban Agriculture Collective Charlottesville, Public Housing Association of Residents, Barrett Early Learning Center, Piedmont Housing Authority, the Charlottesville City Schools and community members who support neighborhood building.