UMUC Arts Program Out and About

You're invited to join the UMUC Arts Program and Art Advisory Board for a daylong educational art trip to Richmond, Virginia, on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Join art patrons, collectors, and enthusiasts for a visit to Virginia Commonwealth University's new Institute for Contemporary Art, a studio visit with painter S. Ross Browne, and a private tour of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Abstract artist Khalid Thompson will also treat participants to a live painting demonstration at C'est Le Vin wine bar in the historic Shockoe Bottom District.

The cost, $125 per person, includes breakfast, lunch, entry fees, and transportation. Deadline for registration is May 11. For more information, contact Jon West-Bey, curator, UMUC Arts Program, at

Explore the arts of Richmond, Virginia Saturday, June 2, 2018

6 a.m.

Continental breakfast and mixer
The Leroy Merritt Center for the Art of Joseph Sheppard
3501 University Boulevard East
Adelphi, Maryland 20783
(Garage parking is free.)

7 a.m.

Bus departs (Bus will leave promptly at 7 a.m.)

9 a.m.

Special tour of the new Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University

11 a.m.

Studio visit with painter S. Ross Browne


Lunch at The Croaker Spot

2 p.m.

Tour of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

4 p.m.

Live painting demonstration by Khalid Thompson at C'est Le Vin

6 p.m.

Depart Richmond

8 p.m.

Arrive at UMUC

Important Note: Schedule subject to change.

This event is an activity of the University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc. (USM Foundation). Funds earned or contributed will be managed by the USM Foundation for the benefit of the UMUC Arts Program. Please make your check payable to the University of Maryland University College Foundation or UMUC Foundation.