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CURRENT ART FAIR l Virginia's Only Contemporary Art Fair

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Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center

2401 West Leigh Street

Richmond, VA 23220

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3rd Annual CURRENT Art Fair

Virginia's Only Contemporary Art Fair

October 24th-27th, 2019

Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center l 2nd Level

2401 W. Leigh Street, RVA 23220

www.currentrichmond.com

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COLLECT. CREATE. CULTIVATE.

Richmond, Virginia has blossomed into a food and cultural destination and come October it will host the only contemporary art fair in the Commonwealth. CURRENT kicks off with a VIP Preview on Thursday, October 24 and opens to the public October 25-27. CURRENT will be full of art-centric activities including a massive exhibition space, a dozen presentations in the CURRENT Theatre, an outdoor interactive area and The McKinnon and Harris CURRENT Lounge where you can sit back, relax and take it all in.

COLLECT.

CURRENT will feature commercial galleries alongside non-profit institutions and 20 exhibitors will bring contemporary works by young, emerging and mid-career artists. The fair emphasizes accessible opportunities to collect art and features works from local, national and internationally recognized artists. CURRENT presents art for collectors of all levels, from new to seasoned, and features special access to many gallerists and curators.

CREATE & CULTIVATE.

Expanding on the fair this year is the addition of the MIDWAY. You can create with Richmond’s finest artists with CREATION STATIONS by 1708 Gallery, S23 To-Go Print Truck, Art on Wheels and the RVA Street Festival. This interactive area will allow anyone young and old to create artwork or watch a demonstration. Also in the MIDWAY you will have the opportunity to experience the Virginia Museum of Fine Art’s Art Mobile featuring work from past recipients of The VMFA Fellowship Program.

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In the fall of 2015, several local gallery owners and directors, from 1708 Gallery, ADA gallery, Candela Books + Gallery, Glave Kocen Gallery, Page Bond Gallery, Quirk Gallery, and Reynolds Gallery, joined together to establish Richmond's first contemporary art fair. Coined CURRENT (a nod to the nearby James River, the idea of the new, and the notion of an electric spark), the fair is held yearly in the fall.

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HOURS:

Thursday, October 24th -VIP Preview Party 6:00-9:00PM

Friday, October 25th 12:00-8:00pm

Saturday, October 26th 12:00-8:00pm

Sunday, October 27th 12:00-5:00pm

Early Bird Hours begin 11:00am October 25th-27th

Founding Galleries:

1708 Gallery, Richmond

ADA Gallery, Richmond

Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond

Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond

Page Bond Gallery, Richmond

Reynolds Gallery, Richmond

Returning from 2017 :

Iridian Gallery, Richmond

Eric Schindler Gallery, Richmond

Shockoe Artspace, Richmond

Studio Two Three, Richmond

Walton Gallery, Petersburg

New Participants for 2019:

artspace, Richmond

BOJUart, Virginia Beach

Calloway Fine Art and Consulting, Washington DC

Crossroads Art Center, Richmond

The Highpoint, Richmond

Linda Matney Gallery, Williamsburg

Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville

Oakwood Arts, Richmond

RVA Street Art Festival, Richmond

A complimentary wrapping station will be provided by Professional Art Handling

The CURRENT Art Fair is generously sponsored by:

Dominion Energy

SunTrust Private Wealth

McKinnon and Harris (sponsor: CURRENT LOUNGE)

Veritas Vineyard & Winery

Capital One

Rick's Custom Framing

Elevation

Threshold Counsel, PC

VCUarts

VPM

Thank you to these individual sponsors:

Maggie Georgiadis

Lyn and Don Kocen

Jay and Marsha Olander

Cultural Partners:

Grid Magazine

CultureWorks

Professional Art Handling

Studio Two Three

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Visual Arts Center of Richmond

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