Celebrating Black Art, Culture and Music at VMFA
RICHMOND, Va. — As we enter the second week of Black History Month, residents of Richmond can enjoy a virtual “Jazz Around the Museum” event featuring a popular musician. Plus, a classic love story will come to life on stage.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has a collection of African American art and programs that celebrate black art, culture, stories, and music.
On Thursdays from 6-8 p.m., visitors can enjoy a virtual Dominion Energy “Jazz Around The Museum” with James “Plunky” Branch.
Plunky will discuss the great black migration to America and the flight of black artists to Europe and he will also perform.
the event is free and the program can also be viewed on the museum’s YouTube page.
Also, be sure to check out RVA Community Makers Art on view from February 23 to March 14, led by artist Hamilton Glass.
For more information on these events, visit the museum’s website.
Under the direction of Malcolm Burn, the Richmond Ballet will perform the classic love story of Romeo and Juliet with the Richmond Symphony.
Attendees can see Romeo and Juliet at the Carpenter Theater at the Dominion Energy Center from February 18 to February 20
For more information, visit their website or call (804) 344-0906.