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Artspace Accepting Proposals for its 2016 Exhibition Calendar

According to a recent email from the artist run gallery and performance space, artspace, it is now accepting proposals for its 2016 exhibition calendar.

“Located in Plant Zero Arts Center in Richmond’s Manchester district, artspace mounts eleven new exhibitions every year with opening receptions on Fourth Fridays. artspace’s five galleries feature 20 foot ceilings with both track and filtered natural light in a renovated industrial space. The largest gallery accommodates museum-size two- and three-dimensional work, site-specific installation and video/multimedia. The smallest gallery offers an intimate viewing experience for works in all media. The gallery Shop sells work by artist members and past exhibitors.

Exhibitions open on Fourth Fridays with a reception from 7 to 10 pm. On closing Sundays, Gallery Talks by the exhibiting artists begin at 2 pm. Opening receptions and Gallery Talks are free and open to the public.

As a non-profit gallery, artspace’s open application process welcomes exhibition proposals from artists and performers. The gallery’s mission, to promote the understanding and awareness of contemporary visual and performance art, is made possible by its dedicated artist members and volunteers and through contributions from the public and community.

artspace is conveniently located three blocks south of the Mayo Bridge (14th St.), close to the restaurants and attractions of Shockoe Slip and Downtown Richmond. Traveling on Interstate 95, take Exit 73, Maury St., towards Hull St.

For information about artist memberships, volunteer opportunities, exhibitions, performances or donations, please call 804-232-6464, email or visit

artspace’s hours are:

Open to the public Tuesday through Sunday 12 to 4 pm.

Closed for installation the week leading up to Fourth Friday receptions.

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