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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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

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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

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Through Our Eyes: Teens respond to A 11 & 12

Through Our Eyes: Teens respond to August 11th and 12th and its Aftermath Exhibition opening Friday March 1, 5:30-9:30. Runs through March.   A...   Read More

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Face to Face: Portraits of our Vibrant City

Click buttons above to view portrait collections from previous years. CALL FOR ARTISTS 2019. CLOSED Stay tuned for Face to Face 2020 Season! The...   Read More

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Signs of Change

As part of our efforts to share the under-represented stories of Charlottesville’s African American history, 10 artists–both current and former Charlottesville residents—were selected by...   Read More

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Creative Reckoning Dinner

January 25. With the international spotlight on Charlottesville each anniversary of the August 2017 attack. Our goal for the evening was to gather artist...   Read More

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Destinee Wright: Solidarity Cards Project

Saturday January 20, 5:30 PM Exhibition Opening at The Bridge, 209 Monticello Rd. Friday January 19 6:00 PM  at the Jefferson School: presentation at “Healing...   Read More