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Library mural painstakingly restored at Thomas Jefferson High School

The circa-1940 mural was brought back to its former glory by a local artist last week.

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Inside the library at Thomas Jefferson High School in the Museum District is a mural painted by Virginian artist Julien Binford, commissioned in 1940 by Mr. & Mrs. Milton Marcuse to honor their nephew, who met an untimely death.

The Tee Jay Viking Fund, private individuals and the TJHS Class of 1965 underwrote the restoration of the mural, which was done by noted local artist Emily Herr, who specializes in this type of work.

The work took about a week to complete and wrapped up last week.

TJHS Mural Restoration

Photos: Cindy Creasy

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Photos: Preview of Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter

November 23rd is when you can check out the lights at Lewis Ginter but last night we were lucky enough to get a sneak peek.

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Full details on Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights can be found here or on the Lewis Ginter website.

 

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InLight 2020: Safety and Accountability will be Spread About the City

The exhibition of contemporary light-based artworks, will take place November 12 – 15, 2020 at sites across Richmond.

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Usually, the 1708 Gallery’s 13th annual InLight is held in one location allowing the various exhibits to be within easy walking distance from each other. This year the theme of Safety and Accountability hints to a new setup for InLight. The exhibition of contemporary light-based artworks, will take place November 12 – 15, 2020 at sites across Richmond and will address the paired themes of Safety and Accountability. Learn more.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Afrikana Independent Film Festival; Amy Smith; The Anderson; Barry O’Keefe; Black Matter Productions; Caitlin & Misha; Calvin Brown; Carl Patow; Christine Wyatt & Amena Durant; Dustin Klein, Alex Criqui, Miguel Carter-Fisher, & Josh Zarambo; The Kinfolk Effect; LaRissa Rogers; Mariana Parisca & Sandy Williams IV; New Negress Film Society; Performing Statistics; Stephanie J. Woods; Victor Haskins & ImproviStory

 You can check out the interactive map here. Of the 18 exhibits only one is on the southside of Richmond and it’s only on Friday night.

More Photos from last year’s Inlight and from 2018

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Photos: Maymont Garden Glow

We escaped the election for a few hours last night and wandered around Maymont’s Garden Glow. Garden Glow turns off the lights this weekend so get your ticket now.

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Maymont Garden Glow runs through Sunday, November 7th. The fee is $12 and if you take your time takes about 45-60 minutes. It does feel relatively small but still very much worth the trip. The most popular spots were the creatures and plants made with light near the Italian Garden and the music maker (near the mansion), in which you step on panel and are rewarded with sounds and light changing.

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Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow. The event also will include food trucks (see schedule), the Glow Bar and Glow Shop on the Carriage House Lawn. Proceeds benefit Maymont; no refunds. For information, call 804-358-7166, ext. 322.

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