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Exhibits for Sept. 29

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Pottery by Chris Bachmann will be on view at Crozet Artisan Depot during October. Look for his Japanese bonsai trees as well during the Meet the Artists event on Oct. 8. Works by his mother, painter Alison Bachmann, also will be featured in October.

Editor’s Note: Exhibits shares information about exhibitions presented on display or online in Charlottesville and Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange counties. Items must be received by noon Friday for the next week’s issue. Include the opening and closing dates of your exhibit and a telephone number the public may call with questions. Send your information to

“The Story of Us: Reclaiming the Narrative of #Charlottesville Through Portraits of Community Resilience”: Outdoor exhibition of 18 larger-than-life photographs by Eze Amos with QR codes linked to three-minute recordings can be seen in trees along the Downtown Mall. On view through Thursday.

The Arts Center in Orange: “Unconditional: Artworks by Kitty Dodd” is on view through Saturday. artscenterin (540) 672-7311.

The Barn Swallow: September’s hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 796 Gillums Ridge Road in Charlottesville.

Botanical Fare Restaurant: Art by Matalie Deane can be seen on the back wall through Friday. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative: (434) 218-2060.

C’ville Arts Cooperative Gallery: “Making the Cut: The Art of Paper Cutting by Ming” by Ming Qiu Chen, September’s featured artist, can be seen through Friday. “Fall Magic: Color, Form, Pattern and Design,” multimedia works by Judith N. Ligon and works in wood by Floyd E. “Pete” Johnson, October’s featured artists, can be seen throughout October. First Fridays event with the artists will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 7. Open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 118 E. Main St. (434) 972-9500.

The Center at Belvedere: Artworks by Linda Abbey, Susan Lang, Carolyn Ratcliffe and Chris Rich on display on the upper level through Oct. 31. Reception scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 22.

Chroma Projects: “Light: Illusions,” recent works by Beverly Ress, can be seen through Friday. Gallery is open for viewing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. artlab@chroma projects .com. chroma

The Connaughton Gallery at McIntire School of Commerce: “From Water and Wheels to Abstracted Ideals” by Eric Cross and Stan Sweeney can be seen through Dec. 9 on the third floor of Rouss & Robertson halls on the East Lawn. Exhibition hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; closed weekends.

Crozet Artisan Depot: “Stained Glass in the Dalle-de-Verre Technique” by Viesturs “Vee” Osvalds, September’s guest artist, can be seen through Friday. “Inspirations and Creations” by October’s mother-and-son guest artists Alison Bachmann, a painter, and Chris Bachmann, a potter, can be seen Saturday through Oct. 31. A Meet the Artists event is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 8.

The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia: “Power Play: Reimagining Representation in Contemporary Photography” on view through Dec. 31. “Kenji Nakahashi: Weighing Time” on view through Dec. 31. “Joseph Cornell: Enclosing Infinity” on view through Feb. 12, 2023. “Earthly Exemplars: The Art of Buddhist Disciples and Teachers in Asia” on view through March 19, 2023.

The Gallery at Studio IX: Face coverings must be worn when entering the Studio IX building and at all times in the gallery. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (434) 242-0905.

The Guild Gallery: “The Future and Beyond,” works by Raneem Tarfa, Feixue Mei, Sha Li and and Hannah England, will be on view through Oct. 14. 300 E. Main St. (434) 227-1333.

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection will display the second part of the two-part exhibition “Irrititja Kuwarri Tjungu (Past & Present Together): 50 Years of Papunya Tula Artists,” celebrating the role of women artists and featuring paintings created during and since the 1990s, through Feb. 26, 2023. “James Tylor: From an Untouched Landscape” can be seen through June 23, 2023. Kluge-Ruhe’s in-person artist residency program will resume with Tylor’s residency in March 2023. Learn more at Tours have resumed and will be led for free by volunteer guides at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each day the museum is open. Longer tour experiences for groups will be available for purchase. Masks are required. Make reservations at 400 Worrell Drive. (434) 244-0234.

The Looking Glass: Arts from Underground classes will begin with artmaking from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays and karaoke from 8 to 10 p.m. for $25 per person. IX Art Park Foundation has opened a major expansion of its immersive art museum, which opened in January 2020, featuring works by new and returning artists. Hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, noon to 8 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $15, $12 ages 4 to 13 and free for ages 3 and younger.

Louisa Arts Center: Gallery is open from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and by appointment at other times; call the box office for an appointment. (540) 967-2200.

Loving Cup Vineyard & Winery: Open to the public from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. 3340 Sutherland Road in North Garden. (434) 984-0774.

McGuffey Art Center: September’s exhibitions include “Maryanna Williams: Vessels,” “Jennifer Billingsly and Anuja Jaitly: There is another world, but it is inside this one,” “Mary Jane Check: ‘Good Humor: A Mini Show of Happy Art’” and “McGuffey Group Show: ‘Reflections: From the Physical to the Metaphysical’” through Sunday.

Paint the Town Greene: Plein air event presented by Art Guild of Greene will take place starting at 9 a.m. Saturday in Stanardsville and surrounding locations. Check-in is from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Art Guild of Greene booth at Greene Commons Pavilion. Public reception and awards ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. at the Pavilion. There is no rain date for this event. (804) 617-5437 or (540) 421-2742.

Piedmont Virginia Community College: Annual Faculty Exhibition in the South Gallery and a retrospective of works from PVCC’s The Fall Line literary magazine in the North Gallery will remain on view through Nov. 5. Participating artists in the Annual Faculty Exhibition include Rebekah Wostrel, Rick Weaver, Jonah Tobias, Jeremy Taylor, Ed Miller, Aaron Miller, Lou Haney, Todd Free, Tom Clarkson and Fenella Belle. (434) 961-5362.

Quirk Gallery Charlottesville: “With a Thousand Other Heartbeats” by Kathleen Markowitz and “Slant” by Don Crow can be seen through Oct. 9 at 499 W. Main St.

Random Row Brewery: “Art for Life,” pastels by Joan Dreicer, can be seen through Oct. 31 as a fundraiser for the University of Virginia Cancer Center. Reception is set for 5 p.m. Oct. 14. 608 A Preston Ave.

Revalation Vineyards: Oil paintings by Richard Young can be seen through the end of October. 2710 Hebron Valley Road in Madison. (540) 407-1236.

Rockfish Valley Community Center: “Bigger and Bonier” features pieces by art class and Art Club students at Nelson County High School. 190 Rockfish School Lane in Afton. (434) 361-0100.

Second Street Gallery: “Teeny Tiny Trifecta 5,” a group exhibition and fundraiser featuring 438 works by 146 artists, is on view in the Main Gallery through Friday to help launch the gallery’s 49th season. “Artist-in-Residence: Somé Louis” will be on view in the Dové Gallery through Friday.

Torosiete Museum of Contemporary Art: “Hearts’ Lonely Hunters” (1995) by Daniel Kuttner and Beatrix Ost is streaming at the virtual contemporary art gallery. Streaming instructions:

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Charlottesville: “Connections,” paintings by Tim Burgess, can be seen through Friday. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 717 Rugby Road. (434) 293-8179.

University of Virginia Student Health and Wellness Center: “The Cleopatra Project: Poisonous and Venomous Animals in Virginia,” a Firnew Farm Artists’ Circle group multimedia art and educational exhibition, is on view through Oct. 31. Includes selected art from “The Socrates Project: Poisonous Plants in Virginia.” Exhibition is a collaboration among Virginia Master Naturalists program, the Division of Medical Toxicology — Department of Emergency Medicine at UVa School of Medicine and UVa Health’s Blue Ridge Poison Center. Level 1 at 550 Brandon Ave.

Visible Records: “This Is the Place” by Freeman Artists in Residence JaVori Warren and Megan Richards on view through Saturday. September’s artist in residence is jackie sumell. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 1740 Broadway St.

WTJU Micromuseum: In the renovated vintage camper behind WTJU’s studios at 2244 Ivy Road. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. (434) 924-0885.

The Water Appreciation Experience: Experiential art installation by Martha Hester Stafford combines art, science, meditation and aromatherapy to tell the story of water at 1326 E. High St. Open by appointment from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday; to request an appointment, email

Woodberry Forest School: “Lena Murray and Juliya Ivanilova. Paintings. Oils and Watercolors” will be on display Tuesday through Oct. 20 in Baker Gallery at Walker Fine Arts Center. Artists’ reception will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7; refreshments and food will be served. Viewing hours for off-campus visitors are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. (540) 672-3900.

Les Yeux du Monde: “Bright Lines: David Summers” will be on view through Oct. 30. Lunch and Conversation with the Artist is scheduled at noon Oct. 16; reservations are required by emailing Masks will be required for entry, and a capacity limit will be placed on the number of attendees allowed in the gallery at one time. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays and by appointment. To make an appointment, call (434) 882-2622 or email Visit for more information. (434) 882-2622.

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