Family Art Day - Thank You

POSTED ON 10.21.2014

Second Street Gallery hosted Family Art Day to a great turn-out. Thank you to all of the artists, volunteers, and sponsors who helped make this happern. See More Pictures Here

Warren Craghead III
Aaron Eichorst
Laura Snyder
Mara Sprafkin
Heide Trepanier
Sarah Boyts Yoder

Volunteers + Interns
Alexis Baker
Claire Councill
Courtney Springer
Syd Taylor

Sponsors and Supporters
The LEAW Family Foundation
The Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band in the CACF
Lisa Hogan
Whole Foods Market
Creative Framing and The Art Box
Relay Foods

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Tosha Grantham - Gaining Access: C-Ville Weekly

POSTED ON 10.16.2014

Tosha Grantham is interviewed by C-ville Weekly's Elizabeth Derby about Gaining Access to Art and Community, and a preview of Second Street Gallery's upcoming seasons. 

Read the Article Here

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VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship Talk

POSTED ON 9.17.2014

Second Street Gallery will host a one-session informational talk entitled “How to Apply for a VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship” on Friday, October 10th at 3:30 pm in the gallery.

The talk will be given by Jenny Harding, VMFA’s Fellowship Program Coordinator. Harding will introduce attendees to VMFA’s Visual Arts Fellowship Program, providing a history of this wonderful resource for Virginia’s artists and art students and explain how artists can apply for funding. Three of the artists exhibiting at Second Street Gallery in October as part of the You Are Surrounded exhibition – Heide Trepanier, Warren Craghead, and Sarah Boyts Yoder - have all received VMFA Fellowship awards.

This event is free and open to artists, educators, students, and gallery members. Please RSVP to or call 434.977.7284 for further information.

The Fellowship program was the vision of the late John Lee Pratt of Fredericksburg, Virginia; offered through VMFA’s Art & Education Division, Fellowships are still largely funded by Pratt’s generous endowment, and supplemented by annual gifts from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation and the J. Warwick McClintic Jr. Scholarship Fund. Since its creation in 1940, the Fellowship program has awarded almost $5 million to over 1,200 Virginians. In this information session, attendees will learn the ‘ins and outs’ of the application process, how to ensure application materials are complete, and the history behind the program and some of the familiar names who have received awards in the past. The application deadline is Friday, November 7, 2014 – applications are currently online at

Jenny Harding earned a BFA in Fashion Design from Virginia Commonwealth University.  She currently serves as Fellowship Program Coordinator at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. For additional information, telephone Jenny at 804.204.2685.

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Second Saturday Yoga Art Grooves

POSTED ON 9.3.2014

Second Saturday Yoga Art Grooves:  Find your bliss where yoga, art, and music meet in the Gallery with local instructor Monica Buckley and the hypnotic sounds of live music. 75-minute, once-monthly classes will be held in the gallery from 6 to 7:15 pm from September to June. Second Saturday Yoga Art Grooves will begin on Saturday, September 13 with Charlottesville-based live electronic musician, Centric, whose sounds are featured on Instruction will be geared towards beginners and open to mixed-level practitioners. Wear comfortable clothes. Be prepared sweat. Bring a yoga mat and water. SSG will have a few mats and hand towels to rent for $1 each. $20 Adults; $15 SSG members, seniors, and students with valid ID. Inquire about a limited number of $5 community slots per class.  Sponsored by Opal Yoga Charlottesville, Crutchfield, and Carpet Plus.


Eventbrite - Second Saturday Yoga Art Grooves

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