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Wilton Companies Gallery

The Wilton Companies Gallery is a public exhibition space used for visual art exhibitions that relate to the mission of UR Downtown and its programs. The gallery is also used for lectures, meetings, and performances. Every year, UR Downtown hosts hundreds of University and community-sponsored events.

Current Exhibition

UncoveRVA: Archaeology for Our Past, Present, and Future

Past Exhibitions 

Richmond Justice: Stories & Portraits

Transportation Today and Tomorrow: Envisioning a Greater Richmond, curated by Emily Onufer, '17 and featuring portraits by Dean Whitbeck

Greetings from Richmond, Virginia: Visitors through the Centuries, curated by the American Studies Capstone Seminar

All Our Sorrows Heal: Restoring Richmond's East End Cemetery, featuring the words and photographs of Brian Palmer and Erin Hollaway Palmer

Civic Engagement Matters
,
featuring photographs by Briget Ganske and words of University of Richmond alumni

Doctorum: The Art of Tom Condon and His Students

Missing Richmond
, featuring work by local artist Caryl Burtner and University of Richmond students

The Community Voice
, a project of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Departments of Health AdministrationArt Education, and Social and Behavioral Health, VCU Health System (VCUHS) administrators from the Virginia Coordinated Care program, and Hands Up Ministries

Overby-SheppART, celebrating a Build It after-school program led by Carlyn Covington, ’14, Hilary Rushton, ’14, and Ellen Wright, ’14

Inward: A Visual Journey Into Mental Illness, featuring paintings by Interdisciplinary Studies major Ellen Wright, '14

The American Dream, Right?: Exhibiting Soviet Jewish History in Richmond
, organized by the Seminar in Museum Studies

Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,
organized by the Jepson School of Leadership Studies

Look Up: Murals Across Richmond,
curated by Bonner scholar Diane Gremillion, ’16

Mapping RVA: Where You Live Makes All the Difference, an exhibition of Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc., with research support from Dillon Massey, ’15

Richmond Comes Together: Then and Now, a collaboration with the Valentine Richmond History Center, organized by Paige Schaefer, ’15

Empowering Women: Surviving Domestic & Sexual Violence,
a partnership with the YWCA of Richmond in conjunction with their 125th anniversary, with research support from Sierra Asplundh, ’12, Sarah Douglas, ’15

The Spirit of Virginia: Photographs from the 1939 New York World’s Fair, featuring works from the Library of Virginia, curated by Hayley Harrington, ’12

The Art of Hans Gassman
, organized by the University of Richmond Museums and co-curated by Layla Hedges, ’12, and Mary Ellen Stanley, ’11, with research assistance from Elizabeth Moore, ’11

Through Different Eyes: The Faces of Poverty in Virginia, photographs from the collection of the Virginia Poverty Law Center

Surface Tension, featuring work by University of Richmond students and students at William Fox, G.W. Carver, and Overby-Sheppard Elementary Schools

VOICES for Change
, an art initiative sponsored by Voices for Virginia’s Children, the Virginia Poverty Law Center, FACES, and ART 180

Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Visitors are welcome. Please call (804) 955-4003 to schedule a tour.

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