In the Gallery

Our Gallery is a rousing social laboratory for diverse ideas and practices. Monthly exhibits and pop-ups showcase emerging artists while shining a spotlight on pioneering concepts and social trends. We challenge the expectations of a traditional white-wall gallery by nurturing diversity, maintaining flexibility, and facilitating cross-contamination of ideas and disciplines.

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Gallery of Curiosities 2018

Gallery Of Curiosities This community-curated Wunderkammer showcases, the unique, bizarre, fanciful, sacred, ill-defined, celebrated, historical, alternative, supernatural, and otherwise curious collections and creations of...   Read More

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June Bouquet: New Works by Veronica Haunani Fitzhugh and Aerial Perkins

The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative hosts June Bouquet, a photography and poetry pop-up exhibition running June 29 through July 1. The exhibition opens with...   Read More

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Redefining the Family Photo – Exhibition Opening

Exhibition June 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm and runs through June. Come join us for our kickoff party for a group photography...   Read More

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Collaborative Residency 2018

The 2018 Public Artist Collaborative Residency program provided an opportunity for 3 jury-selected local artists from the city of Charlottesville working with varied mediums...   Read More

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Beasts: Annie Temmink

Beasts! – Annie Temmink Internationally awarded sculptor and costume designer, Annie Temmink, unveils the show Beasts! at the Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative through 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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Jum Jirapan – Coexist: A Prayer Flag Project

Jum Jirapan brings Coexist: A Prayer Flag Project to The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, opening the evening of Friday January 12th, 2018 and running...   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

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Women’s History Month 2017

Come celebrate Women’s History Month at the Bridge! We have a monthlong of programming, hosted by board member, poet, and activist Patsy Asuncion. Click...   Read More

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Gift Forest

The Gift Forest 2017 is an annual holiday pop-up market featuring handmade, vintage, and vinyl from over 75 local area artists. A great alternative...   Read More