Creative Reckoning

Creative Reckoning showcases our community efforts to draw together artists, activists, and thinkers from to contribute an amplified creative voice on the subjects of race, history, and creativity as they pertain to Charlottesville and central Virginia. Including performances, exhibits, presentations, and community discussions, Creative Reckoning is about creating new connections, strengthening social bonds, and making waves. Take a look at recent efforts below.

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Face to Face: Portraits of our Vibrant City

Click buttons above to view portrait collections from previous years. 2020 CALL FOR ARTISTS NOW OPEN Applications due November 16 COVID-19 STATEMENT: We are...   Read More

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North Wall Mural

Call for Submissions for a New Outdoor Mural Project Partnership between McGuffey Art Center, The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, and the Charlottesville Mural Project...   Read More

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Rad Press

Conceptualized by Federico Cuatlacuatl and the programming committee of The Bridge, RAD PRESS is a resource for community created & curated literature, posters, instructables,...   Read More

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Illuminating

Initially on display in our gallery, This exhibit of over 80 recent works by Black artists is now on prominent display on the Downtown...   Read More

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STUDI0.00

Reserve free short-term space. The Gallery is your temporary studio. Charlottesville is contending with 2 pandemics; an uncontained virus and systemic racism. Both pandemics...   Read More

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C-VILLE: Rising above: New Sahara Clemons mural depicts the strength of black women

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Youth Speaking Truth: Americans Who Tell The Truth

Americans Who Tell The Truth: Youth Speaking Truth Exhibition opening *EXHIBITED MARCH 2020* The Bridge’s Belmont neighborhood gallery hosts an exhibit of 120 portraits...   Read More

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Tricontinental Acts of Solidarity

Exhibition Opening: Tricontinental Acts of SolidarityNovember 1st; 5:30 – 8:30pm The Bridge and The Center for Global Inquiry & Innovation present Tricontinental Acts of...   Read More

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Federico Cuatlacuatl: Visibility, History & Solidarity

Federico Cuatlacuatl is a Mexican Indigenous artist born in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico. Building from his own experience growing up as an undocumented immigrant and...   Read More

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CBS 19: New mural spotlights local activists

CLICK FOR VIDEO/STORY CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — A mural, featuring 120 civil rights activists, was unveiled near the Downtown Mall on Sunday. The mural...   Read More