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Timelapse…

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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The people of Arts in the Alley

Tonight, we have our monthly volunteer leader meeting – we try to get together every month with both our admin leaders and our designers – and I’m already looking forward to being inspired by the wonderful people that so generously give of their talents and time to Arts in the Alley. Over the next few […]

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Creating a mural with 320 people!

During the recent Arts & Culture Xpo 320 people of all ages – adults and kids – helped us create a beautiful tile mural for our beloved city. Hope you enjoy the result as much as we are! By the way, we are looking for a place (an office building, an art gallery, a board […]

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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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