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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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

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NBC 29: NEW ART COVERS PARAMOUNT THEATER IN DOWNTOWN C’VILLE, UNITY DAYS EVENT

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

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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

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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

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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

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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