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.

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

Face to Face: Portraits of our Vibrant City

2017 COLLECTION 2018 COLLECTION Click buttons above to view portrait collections from previous years. CALL FOR ARTISTS 2019 The Bridge is accepting applications for...   Read More

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

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


CLICK FOR VIDEO/STORY Some new art has hit the walls of the Paramount Theater in Downtown Charlottesville, as part of Unity Days. Lorenzo Dickerson...   Read More

Notes On The State

The Bridge partners with The Carter G Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia on the release of the...   Read More

Federico Cuatlacuatl: Desencabronamiento

Federico Cuatlacuatl: Desencabronamiento Tom Tom Festival Artist In Residence at The Bridge Kite Workshops, Exhibition, Talk,  and Mural Painting through the week of 4/8....   Read More

Queen Charlotte Day Exhibit: Call for Artists

DEADLINE APRIL 1 CLICK FOR SUBMISSION DETAILS  DEADLINE PAST What is Queen Charlotte Day? Queen Sophia Charlotte, Born May 19, 1744, was the wife...   Read More

Invisible Cville BDA Prize: Call for Submissions

The Bridge is proud to partner with Bushman Dreyfus Architects in presenting this year’s BDA Prize. • 8 prizes of $1000 each • Public...   Read More

La Pocha Nostra Residency: Workshops

La Pocha Nostra Workshops: Exercises for Rebel Artists Tuesday, Feb 12-Wednesday, Feb 20 | 2-6pm | The Ruffin Gallery The Bridge partners with UVA...   Read More