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VCCA Is Hiring

February 27, 2024

VCCA seeks a creative, detail-oriented person to fill the full-time position of Admissions Assistant at its central office in Amherst, Virginia.


Sheila Gulley Pleasants Announces Retirement

January 31, 2024

Sheila Gulley Pleasants, the Director of Artists Services at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), has announced her […]


VCCA Salon: Brendan Basham and Penny Mateer

January 31, 2024

Join VCCA Fellows Brendan Basham and Penny Mateer at Sweet Briar College's Pannell Art Gallery.


Support VCCA This GivingTuesday

November 21, 2023

VCCA is celebrating GivingTuesday on November 28, 2023, the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. This annual day of global giving celebrates the […]


Writer Thomas Dai Awarded 2023 Steven Petrow and Julie Petrow-Cohen LGBTQ+ Fellowship

October 24, 2023

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts was pleased to welcome writer Thomas Dai to Mt. San Angelo in September […]


Fall Open Studios

October 22, 2023

Stop by VCCA to see what participating writers, visual artists, and composers are up to in their VCCA studios.


Fall Volunteer Day

October 21, 2023

Join us at Mt. San Angelo for light gardening and free lunch!


VCCA Salon: Hollis Hammonds and Oswald Huỳnh

September 13, 2023

Join VCCA Fellows Hollis Hammonds and Oswald Huỳnh on the Sweet Briar campus.


VCCA in NYC: Fellows & Friends Gathering

September 9, 2023

This year's gathering will be held on Saturday, September 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the penthouse of the West Chelsea Building, LLC, in the heart of Chelsea’s Art District.


Public Presentation with Anne Spencer Fellow Kyle Rivera

August 28, 2023

Composer Kyle Rivera will present his work at the Anne Spencer House & Garden Museum on Monday, August 28, 2023.