The mission of AVA is to connect visual arts and community in personal and experiential ways because art makes people and communities better.


'For Your Eyes Only'

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Opening Reception: March 3rd - 5:30 PM until 8:00 PM

Exhibit: March 3-April 28

Inspired by the recent album of the musical artist J. Cole, this exhibition features the emotive works of local and regional artists, giving them the opportunity to reveal intimate stories and emotions. This exhibit is dedicated to showing the therapeutic and venting qualities of art.

Opening reception: Friday, March 3, 5:30-8pm

Next Event: Anonymous Poetry Workshop on April 13 at 6pm

Where: AVA Gallery, 30 Frazier Avenue

Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and first Saturday of the month, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.



"AP Class : Words Never Said" POetry Workshop


When: April 13th, 6pm-8:30pm

where: association for visual arts

AP, “Anonymous Poetry,” is a workshop that highlights writing as an art and as a therapeutic exercise. Erika Blackmon, creator of Velvet Poetry, will lead us as we write in our  AVA classroom setting surrounded by the “For Your Eyes Only” artwork. At the end of the class, poems will be exchanged and each person will read the words of another, revealing each message anonymously.



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