Flyer for Art Connections Show on Downtown Mall

ArtConnections Moves to Downtown Mall Throughout May

Two images of student art projected onto the CODE Building.

The artwork of more than 500 Charlottesville City Schools students from pre-K to grade 12 is now on display throughout the Downtown Mall.

For the first time, the division’s ArtConnections: Jeff Suling Annual Art Exhibit has moved out of the schools and onto Main Street, with student artworks hanging in more than two dozen businesses. The exhibit launches today, witArt by Lucas Arbelaez, Grade 9h an opening celebration planned for this Friday evening, May 5, during First Fridays at the CODE building. The art will be on display the entire month of May.

Visitors to the Downtown Mall can use this map to find all of the art, which spans from the Violet Crown to the Office of Human Rights.

Full information about the exhibit can be found on the ArtConnections landing page.

Flyer for Art Connections Show on Downtown Mall“I am so thrilled that our whole community will get to witness the talent, expressiveness, and imagination of our city’s young people,” said Aaron Eichorst, fine arts coordinator for Charlottesville Schools, who organized the exhibition. “This exhibit is a testament to how deeply our division values the arts and how our teachers nurture students’ creativity all year long.”

The Charlottesville Schools ArtConnections annual exhibit is a more than 40-year tradition.

More information about the Opening Celebration this Friday:

  • CHS Jazz Band performs at 7:30pm at the CODE building courtyard

  • At sundown (approx. 8pm) there will be a special student art projection on the wall of the CODE building.