Arts in the Alley RVAXpo 2015

2015 Arts & Culture Xpo

Arts in the Alley joined more than 60 local arts and cultural organizations on Saturday, June 27, at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond. This year we had a ...

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Hands on Day at Hospital Hospitality House

October 18-19, 2014. This coming weekend is another Arts in the Alley at the Hospital Hospitality House. Saturday morning is also Hands On Day in Richmond, Virginia. Join in with ...

Amazing Raise 2014

The 2014 Amazing Raise (a 36-hour online giving challenge for nonprofits beginning at 6:00 AM on Wednesday, September 17) is almost here and we need your help! Arts in the Alley has ...


Through the eyes of a teenage volunteer

I had my first experience helping out with Arts in the Alley ...

Murals about music!

Our next Arts in the Alley. It’s here. Well, almost. In three ...

Arts in the Alley from a social work perspective

You may be wondering “What does painting murals have to do with ...

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Painting murals at Hospital Hospitality House – Arts in the Alley June 2014

Saturday June 7 and Sunday June 8 we will be painting six murals on the walls of Richmond’s Hospital Hospitality House. Hospital Hospitality House provides lodging for out-of-town patients at MCV Hospital (and their families) – cancer patients, patients waiting for a transplant, patients who were in a car accident while visiting Richmond, and so on. HHH provides […]

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Arts in the Alley at the Arts & Culture Xpo!

4th Annual Arts & Culture Xpo Saturday, June 28th – 10 to 4pm Greater Richmond Convention Center This summer duck the heat to explore booths and activities for every arts- and culture focused nonprofit you can think of with lots of activities for kids and adults — all in the comfort of air-conditioning. Experience live […]

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Painting more in Jackson Ward!

We’re ready. Sort of – because you never feel completely ready with a large project like Arts in the Alley. But we’re ready, today, to start painting more murals. Four large murals, in Jackson Ward, with between 150-200 volunteers over the course of this weekend. And we’re so excited to see RVA’s residents come together, […]

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The Amazing Raise!

Arts in the Alley has an amazing opportunity to double $2,500 in the first ten minutes during the Amazing Raise (an online giving event for nonprofits starting next week on September 18 and running for 36 hours). The first 15 nonprofits that get 50 donations of $50 or more get an additional $2,500 prize – […]

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A few weeks ago we created a tile mural with the VCU IYLEP (Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program) students. We had a blast working with our new friends, and in the process created a time-lapse video: enjoy!

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