Bridge Builders

The creative force of The Bridge has always been the visionary people involved. The Bridge is our community laboratory for fresh ideas. You can’t grow if you don’t dare. Here, we take the time to spotlight some of the vibrant minds that pull us out of our comfort zones, challenge our imaginations, and create the vibrant experiences that allow Charlottesville to define itself!

Paige Naylor: Deep Listening

For me, the quality and creativity of a thriving community can be seen through the places and establishments that support its local artists and...   Read More

Travis Thatcher: “Voice of Saturn” and Voice for Musicians

Travis Thatcher is a pillar of Charlottesville’s music community. His dedication to the local scene includes serving on The Bridge’s programming committee and helping...   Read More

Patsy Asuncion: Bridges, Not Walls

Bridges, Not Walls Patsy Asuncion is a powerful member of our vibrant community here at The Bridge. Whether she’s promoting an open mic night, organizing...   Read More

Cody Simms: The StoryStream Project

[Cody is a University of Virginia student and an intern at The Bridge. He’s been hard at work conceptualizing how to transform a classic...   Read More

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Ruddy Roye — in partnership with LOOK3

Don’t miss Ruddy Roye’s photography and workshop at The Bridge during LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, June 13 – 19, 2016. Exhibition – June...   Read More

Chrysalis ~ Chicken Bank Collective Spring 2016 Residency

Chrysalis ~ Chicken Bank Collective Spring 2016 Residency

Chicken Bank Collective is excited to be returning to Charlottesville for their fourth and final residency 2015/2016. In this residency, they’re splitting time between showing what they’ve...   Read More

Over the Tracks: Cultural Landscapes of Urban Food Production by Matt Scarnaty

Over the Tracks: Cultural Landscapes of Urban Food Production will be in the gallery at The Bridge for the month of May, with an...   Read More

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TORUS — New Stitched Paintings by Aaron Fein

An artist residency in conjunction with The TOM TOM Founders Festival’s presentation of Aaron Fein’s WHITE FLAGS in Charlottesville’s Lee Park, April 2016. Friday,...   Read More

2nd Message in the Bottle: What is NO WAKE, anyway?

Dear Person, I hope you got my last note. I’m going to stop hinting around and being all mysterious, and explain to you what...   Read More

Holiday Bonanza Artists in the Spotlight

The Bridge and Fleaville have teamed up to host the 2015 Arts & Crafts Holiday Bonanza, running December 5th – 19th from 1pm – 7pm...   Read More