Crossroads Art Center exhibits the work of emerging and established mid-Atlantic artists and promotes awareness and understanding of art forms, from crafts to fine art. The gallery represents more than 225 artists and is an active participant and a cultural resource in Richmond's thriving arts community.
In addition to more than 25,000 square feet of art exhibition space, Crossroads offers art classes and workshops to the general public and provides space rental for special events. Crossroads’ broad client base comprises private collectors, art and corporate consultants, architects, and interior designers, among others.
Crossroads Art Center
2016 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, Virginia 23230
Mon–Sat: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sun: Noon until 4:00 p.m.
Back Roads: People, Places and Paint
An exhibition showcasing work inspired by travel across beautiful Virginia, from the Blue Ridge mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. Featuring artists Eleanor Cox, Betsy Kellum, Sherwin Ghaphery, and Beverly Perdue, and a special Back Roads: People, Places and Pie Around Virginia booksigning with author Bill Lohmann and photographer Bob Brown of the Richmond Times Dispatch. Nonprofit sponsor for the opening reception is the Richmond Symphony Orchestra League.
Tim White is a musician, recording artist, radio air personality, event promoter, music preservationist, and host of the PBS concert series, “Song of the Mountains.” He is a native of central Appalachia and a resident of Blountville, Tennessee.
Tim White was instrumental in the founding of the Appalachian Cultural Music Association (ACMA), a nonprofit organization promoting the music and lifestyle of the southern Appalachians.
In 1986, White painted the now well known 30x100' State Street mural in Bristol, VA/TN. The mural is a tribute to the Bristol Sessions of 1927, widely recognized as the first recording of country music. He recently completed an 80' mural in Marion, Virginia, depicting the area’s musical heritage. He also paints on canvas.
White was also instrumental in the founding of the Birthplace of Country Music Alliance, taking the music to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC, and performing there with his band, the VW Boys, among other artists from the region. The VW Boys have also performed at The Kennedy Center and The Grand Ole Opry. His weekly bluegrass radio program, “The Tim White Bluegrass Show,“ is syndicated to more than 60 stations across the eastern U.S.
Tuscany Adventure: From
Cinque Terra to Florence
An exhibition of the work inspired by a 10-day artist trip to Italy led by Garry-Lou Upton ... sunshine, Mediterranean waters, villages on rocky cliffs … and more.
Crossroads All-Media Juried Show
Crossroads' all-media shows are open to mid-Atlantic artists through a bimonthly Call for Entries. Each show is juried by a prominent arts professional, and cash prizes are awarded.
Crossroads Members' Show
Members of Crossroads Art Center are encouraged to submit work for the March Members' Show to be held in Classrooms One and Two of Building III. Member artists may enter one piece for a $10 fee. If an artist is not a member and wishes to participate, he or she may join at the time of entry.
Virginia Is for Art Lovers
James River Art League is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with more than 100 member artists and whose goal is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the visual arts. Member artists work in a diverse spectrum of art media. For more info, visit www.jamesriverartleague.com.
ART, ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD + MORE! PLUS, ADMISSION TO CROSSROADS ART CENTER IS FREE!
The Richmond Magic Club and the International Brotherhood of Magicians will provide entertainment and food trucks are provided for your dining pleasure. Music will be by Quiet Step Ensemble and Tim White, plus a performance by the violin students of Timothy Judd. Don't miss out!