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Gala Sponsor Spotlight: The Longwood University Athletics Department

The Longwood University Athletics Department is proud to be an LCVA Gala sponsor!

Chris and Jackie Sadler

Gala Sponsor Spotlight: Chris and Jackie Sadler

Chris and Jackie Sadler are elated to be LCVA Gala sponsors!

"We enjoy many events hosted by the LCVA; from art exhibitions to family workshops. The upcoming gala is something we are both really looking forward to and it was an easy decision to be a sponsor. We feel very blessed to live in a town that has a thriving visual arts center and we plan to continue our support so we may enjoy all aspects of the LCVA into the future."  

Paul and Diane Barrett

Gala Sponsor Spotlight: Paul and Diane Barrett

Paul and Diane Barrett are thrilled to be LCVA Gala sponsors! 

"The Gala at LCVA is a real blast—an event you don't want to miss! By sponsoring this event, you get to have fun and support the arts at the same time!"

Jarrod and Lara Fergeson

Gala Sponsor Spotlight: Jarrod and Lara Fergeson

Jarrod and Lara Fergeson are proud to be LCVA Gala sponsors! 

"As an art gallery owner here in Farmville and as an educator, we value the important work the LCVA does in making art available in schools and to our community."

Stephanie Buchert and Charles White

Gala Sponsor Spotlight: Stephanie Buchert and Charles White

Stephanie Buchert and Charles White are excited to be LCVA Gala sponsors! 

“We both love art and appreciate the way the LCVA reaches out to the community to allow everyone to participate in artistic programs. The Gala is always a great experience, plus it’s a great way to support LCVA outreach efforts at the same time!"

LCVA "Winter Warm Up"

"Winter Warm Up," LCVA & Centra Southside Community Hospital Coat Drive

LCVA is partnering with Centra Southside Community Hospital for a Winter Warm Up coat drive. We are collecting new and gently worn coats which will then be distributed by Centra Southside Community Hospital to local families.

Please bring your donated coats to LCVA during gallery hours, 11am-5pm Monday-Saturday and 1pm-5pm on Sundays. The Winter Warm Up donation box is located in LCVA’s front entrance, at the corner of Third Street and Main Street.

LCVA 2016 Winter Gala

Sponsorship Availability for LCVA's 2016 Winter Gala

The Longwood Center of Visual Arts invites you to participate as a sponsor in its 2016 biennial winter gala on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 7–11pm at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts in historic downtown Farmville, Virginia. The LCVA’s widely anticipated winter gala is the best attended event of its kind in the region. All proceeds support the LCVA’s community outreach programs.

A Little to the Left: How LCVA is Able to Provide Artwork That’s Just Right

There are many rare and unique aspects of Longwood University that help make it the special place that it is to so many students and faculty & staff; various rituals and traditions enjoyed by employees and students, beautifully maintained grounds, and diverse works of art displayed in buildings and offices all across campus. This last characteristic is made possible by three staff members here at LCVA; one in particular dedicates a large amount of time, energy, and joy into ensuring this luxury is afforded to those who choose to utilize it in a program known as “Campus Loan.”

Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington, “Joan of Arc,” 1920, bronze, 51.5 x 31.5 x 13 inches, collection of the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Longwood University History Collection, Gift of the artist and her husband, Archer Milton Huntington, to the Joan Circle, 1927.1.

Jonesing for Joany: Where She’s Been & Why

For more than a year now, we at the LCVA have been asked the same question over and over, “Where is Joany on the Pony and when is she coming back?” The short answer is: storage, and now. The long answer is a bit more interesting.

Kyle Butto

Senior Spotlight: Kyle Butto

Kyle studies Graphic Design here at Longwood. For Point of Departure, he made a video documenting another interest of his: street magic.

"Out of the Box was a project that I started with a few friends and it was a fun project to get us performing street magic to people. Our intent was to pay it forward while also trying to inspire our viewers to pick up performing magic because of the benefits that it offers. Performing magic has always been an outlet of self-expression for me. It also helps with my dexterity and creativity.