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Through the eyes of a teenage volunteer

I had my first experience helping out with Arts in the Alley this April. In a weekend, we painted a large mural in Jackson Ward. Over just 48 hours, a rundown wall in an unkempt spot was turned into a bright and pretty work of art. I showed up late Saturday morning and was immediately […]

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Back to Jackson Ward

Last month, Arts in the Alley returned to Jackson Ward and  artists and volunteers created several more amazing murals. More on those murals later, but for now we want to show you some of the fantastic work that was done!

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Murals about music!

Our next Arts in the Alley. It’s here. Well, almost. In three days, to be exact! On Saturday October 6 and Sunday October 7 we are hosting an Arts in the Alley in Richmond’s Jackson Ward neighborhood, together with Venture Richmond, during the annual 2nd Street Festival. We would love for you to join us! […]

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Together we can create beauty

Yesterday, at the Cultsha Xpo, we asked everyone coming by our booth to decorate a 4″ x 4″ foam board tile that we then put up on a large piece of painted particle board. Some of the tiles had a bit of printing on them, and by the end of the day a wonderful work […]

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