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The Valentine: Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion

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Posted at 12:19 PM, Jan 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-30 12:19:38-05

RICHMOND, Va.– A new exhibit opens at the Valentine Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion Feb 14 – Dec 1, 2019

Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine will host a follow-up exhibition entitled Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion. The Storefront for Community Design and the mObstudiO at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts are inviting teams of planners, architects, designers, artists and individuals to participate in a national design competition to conceptually re-imagine Monument Avenue and contribute to this important dialogue about race, memory, the urban landscape and public art. An exhibition of competition entries will open at the Valentine on February 14, 2019.

The Valentine is opened Tuesday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Closed on Mondays except major Monday holidays.) Is located at 1015 East Clay Street. For more information and entry visit https://thevalentine.org/exhibition/gdgd/ or call 804-649-0711.

Coming in March: Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio Mar 7 – Nov 10, 2019