Beginning this Saturday, November 5th, The Market Umbrella’s Virginia Street Gallery, an artist and artisan collective, will open its doors on Virginia Street in Richmond’s Shockoe Slip. The opening of this new gallery will coincide with Shockoe Design Day, a family friendly celebration of good food, good music, good deals and great style in the Shockoe Design District.
Join us at the Virginia Street Gallery on November 5th from noon – 8 PM at 114 Virginia Street, Richmond VA 23219
Activities during Shockoe Design Day (Download Poster):
Virginia Street Gallery
12 – 4 PM Showcasing unique design and crafts
4 – 6 PM Wine Tasting
Ten Thousand Villages
A non-profit Fair Trade retailer
Grand Opening of 14th Street Store
11 AM Story Time for Kids
2 – 3 PM Presentation “What is Fair Trade?”
4 PM Design Time: Create Your Own!
6 – 8 PM International Sounds, Fair Trade Wine
Grand Opening of 14th St. Showroom
12 – 6 PM “Menswear in RVA” Showcase of local menswear design
6 – 8 PM Beer Tasting
International Home Furnishings
10 AM – 8 PM Door Prizes, Raffles & Special Discounts
12 – 6 PM “Designer Chats” with 4 local designers about color, style, budgets and eco-friendly design
These Four Walls
Global Home Furnishings
12 – 8 PM Food, cider, handmade works by international and regional furniture designers plus live music
Best Life Photography
10 AM – 8 PM – “I love RVA” photobooth
12 – 8 PM Art “For” Richmond sale
The Virginia Street Gallery is still accepting applications from local artists. Download the application for more information.
The Market Umbrella operates European Style markets in the Richmond, Virginia area including the popular South of the James Market in Forest Hill Park. The markets provide the community with quality local, home-made, home-grown and hand-made products, encouraging people to buy local and support farmers and artisans.