The beautiful city of Charlottesville is, as most people know, a great place to experience a variety of arts. And whether it be to the John Paul Jones Arena, the Paramount Theater, or just to explore local arts in downtown Charlottesville, Camryn Limo has got your transportation covered. Tonight, however, marks the unveiling of Create Charlottesville/Albemarle: A Cultural Plan:
The Piedmont Council for the Arts is gearing up to unveil its new cultural plan for Charlottesville during a Monday night ceremony. The cultural plan will focus on six different goals — diversity and inclusion, arts education…
The Piedmont Center for the Arts began the idea of creating a focused cultural plan about this time last year. Despite the fact that Charlottesville is already a great hub for culture and the arts, the thought behind the plan seems to be that a focused goal will help make it even better. NBC News reports:
“Piedmont Council for the Arts Director Sarah Lawson says that while there’s a strong arts community in the region, there’s still room to increase support and funding for it.
‘We see this as a really strong arts community. We think that Charlottesville and Albemarle both have really strong resources and a really vibrant arts culture, but we want to improve that and this is the best way to do that,’ said Lawson.”
The opening event is free and occurs at the Paramount Theater tonight at 6:00, with wine and hor d’oeuvres being offered from 5:00-6:00. The official announcement and invitation from Piedmont Center for the Arts provides further details:
Please join us on Monday, January 13, 2014 as Piedmont Council for the Arts launches Create Charlottesville/Albemarle: A Cultural Plan. Celebrate the work of 1000+ community members who worked to create the first ever cultural plan. The launch will take place at The Paramount Theater. …
So if you’re looking for something to do with your evening, why not check it out? At the very least, you’ll get free food!