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Weeks of Welcome Art Mixer

Friday, Aug 25

5:00 PM–9:00 PM


Interested in the arts? New to the Richmond arts scene? Held during VCU’s Weeks of Welcome (WOW), the ICA’s Arts Mixer brings together local arts and culture organizations for an evening of networking, music, and refreshments. Learn about Richmond’s vibrant arts community and talk with ICA staff, neighborhood gallerists, and arts professionals about the work they do.

Participants include 1708 Gallery, ADA Gallery, Agony Books, The Anderson, Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, The Downtown Neighborhood Association / Richmond Arts District, Elegba Folklore Society, Gallery5, Ink Magazine, Material Room, Milk River Arts, Oakwood Arts, Reynolds Gallery, Studio Two Three, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, VCU Libraries Special Collections and Archives, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, and WRIR 97.3 FM.

ICA staff: Staff from the ICA’s communications, development, exhibition design / art prep, community media, and visitor engagement departments will also be stopping by.
Hala Al-Tinawi, Administrative Coordinator
Sarah Beasley, Constituent Engagement Manager
Meredith Carrington, Creative Director
Rachel Christie, Special Events Manager
Andy Clifford, Chief Preparator and Exhibition Designer
Maya Erhardt, Senior Director of Development
Traci Garland, Managing Director
Chioke I’Anson, Director of Community Media
Michael Lease, Director of Facilities and Experience Design
Seychelle Stableford, Digital Strategist
Emerson Tedder, Manager of Visitor Engagement and Student Experience

Music by DJ Mikemetic

Snacks and refreshments available at ICA’s Abby Moore Cafe.

About Weeks of Welcome (WOW)

VCU’s official welcome program features dozens of events and programs designed for new and returning students. WOW aims to help students engage with peers, faculty, staff, and resources to foster a sense of belonging, increase awareness of tools for success, and offer opportunities for students to get involved.