The Richmond Public Art Commission is working to find a home for a neglected and forgotten statue and they may finally have had a money roadblock lifted that could help fund public art projects.
Councilwoman Kathy Graziano attended the Tuesday meeting and said she has dropped plans to put a cap on public-art funding as part of any capital project — known as the 1 percent rule. Link
….a number of local performing arts groups have stopped using CenterStage because of the high rent….companies that would pay $2,000 for the run of a show elsewhere will pay between $5,000 and $10,000 at CenterStage…. styleweekly.com
For years, activists worked to reclaim an African burial ground covered by an asphalt parking lot in Shockoe Bottom. Now they’re concerned that the space they consider sacred is being used for walking dogs, jogging and playing Frisbee…. timesdispatch.com
….The murals that would sit in a historic district required the approval of the Richmond Commission of Architectural Review, which granted permission for nine of them….The murals that would sit in a historic district required the approval of the Richmond Commission of Architectural Review, which granted permission for nine of them…. timesdispatch.com
Commission of Architectural Review denies application for rear porch roof. Paper Number: 2012-R18.
After more than a year of announcements that speak of new developments, drama at First Fridays and various proposals being introduced and abruptly withdrawn, where does the city stand on the creation of a downtown arts district?…[councilor Charles R. Samuels] declined numerous interview requests, instead providing a written statement…. styleweekly.com