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Tibetan monks come to the Virginia Holocaust Museum to create sand mandala

For the first time in Richmond, the Mystical Arts of Tibet group are publicly making a five-day sand mandala at the Virginia Holocaust Museum through the weekend.

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RVA Mag #25: The daughter of Salvador Dali’s publisher discusses the Surrealist painter's recent RVA exhibit

The infamous Salvador Dali has graced Richmond with yet another short visit.

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Endeavor RVA celebrates one year as community focused, alternative art gallery

VCU's impact on the downtown Richmond area is undeniable.

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Ephraim “Ed” Steinberg's deep roots in RVA's art scene make his show at the Weinstein JCC all the more fascinating

Richmonder Ephraim “Ed” Steinberg is well knows in the Richmond art community for his paintings, screen prints, photo manipulation work and selling artwork out of laundromats.

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RVA Mag's First Friday picks 8/5

It's the first Friday of the month, and you know what that means. Yes, all your bills are due, but on the bright side, the monthly artwalk is happening in RVA!

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Local teens recreate portraits of historic Richmonders in Art 180's 'Faces of RVA'

When you’re enjoying the revelry of First Fridays this week, be sure to check out the most unique gallery in Jackson Ward.

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RMP 2016 muralist Taylor White explains her triumphant return despite last year's controversy

From Berlin, across the ocean to Melbourne and back again to her town of Raleigh, North Carolina, Taylor White’s internationally acclaimed art once again graces the streets of Richmond as part of this

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RVAMAG #25: From Good Day RVA to touring with Sleepwalkers, photog Joey Wharton discusses his growth as an artist

"Start with in-focus first and work from there."

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Electric football returns to RVA this weekend bringing fans a convention, championship and education sessions

There’s a football simulation game experiencing a renaissance. The player becomes the coach of a full 53-man team, devising game plans and strategies all the way down to blitzes and blocking schemes. It’s so visually detailed that you can make out the individual braids on Robert Griffin III’s head, and you can literally feel the action.

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RVA Mag #25: Richmond institution Joe Seipel steps down from VCU School of the Arts

This summer will see the end of an era as the beloved Dean of VCU's School of the Arts, Joe Seipel, will retire, bringing an end to his 42-year relationship with the University.

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Use of Papyrus in Southside art instillation's $200,000 proposal makes us question artist's concept of aesthetics

As RVA works towards uniting Browns Island and Manchester with T.

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Local artist Samantha Brodek aims to bring beauty to negative imagery with her artwork

RVA artist Samantha Brodek refers to her art as "dark art."

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City unveils art installation at Fire Station 17 in Southside

Mayor Dwight Jones unveiled a new art installation erected at Fire Station 17 in Southside Wednesday afternoon as a reminder of the community's appreciation for the firemen's service.

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Top of RVA's Muralist crop discusses local mural scene, new group show at Glave Kocen Gallery

While the city is in full swing with the 2016 Richmond Mural Project, five well-known local muralists gathered at the Glave Kocen Gallery this

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RVA muralist Jacob Eveland tells local stories with his 2016 RMP works

For local artist Jacob Eveland, the murals he’s painted for the 2016 Richmond Mural Project transcend the beautiful black-and-white style he is known for.

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The old bus depot's RVA Street Art Festival murals live on in Pokémon Go

If you didn’t get to catch the colorful murals that came out of the Richmond Street Art Festival, you’ll still be able to catch remnants of them with a new phone-based game – and Pokémon Go.

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Emily Erb's challenging works capture conflict and controversy on one of the most delicate mediums now at Vis Arts

In a time of constant social and political unrest, art has been used in different mediums to express society’s grief as captured by the artist.

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The unique work of RVA artist Jack Wax comes from many places

Artist Jack Wax http://arts.vcu.edu/craft/bio/jack-wax/ describes his work as “explorative.” For every piece of artwork he creates he takes something from it and continues to explore.

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"People know Richmond because of our murals" - RVA Muralist Nils Westergard responds to Holmberg rant

Editor's note: Local journalist/creepy uncle who ruins Thanksgiving Mark Holmberg wrote an OpEd for the Times-Dispatch saying the Richmond Mural Project and other local murals "send an ugly message."

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RVA Mag's First Fridays picks 7/1

It's the first of the month, and you know what that means. Yes, all your bills are due, but on the bright side, it's First Fridays in RVA!

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