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An Evening with Lonnie Holley: Film, Talk and Performance

  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard Richmond, VA, 23220 United States (map)

Join VMFA for an evening of music, art and film with visual and musical artist Lonnie Holley. The program will open with a short film, also Holley’s directorial debut, titled I Snuck Off the Slave Ship (19 min.), which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2018. Afterwards, Holley will discuss his life, work and inspiration for the film through conversation and live performance with his band. This program is inspired by the special exhibition, Cosmologies from the Tree of Life: Art from the African American South, which features two of Holley’s sculptural works.

Earlier Event: September 18
Meg Roberts Arsenovic: TIDEWATER
Later Event: September 26
Artist Talk: Kiara Pelissier