Don't Count Me Out

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  • Don't Count Me Out
    • Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center

      March 16 - April 6, 2020

      2410 Wickham Avenue
      Newport News, VA 23607
    • Phone: 757-247-8950
      Highway Exit: 6 from I-664
      Website: Click here to visit us online


Celebrating the youth of downtown Newport News, artist Michelle Richardson presents a very unique exhibit. With the goal of uplifting and inspiring today’s youth, Richardson has created a series of portraits and pieces depicting African-American children in what could be their future professions. These images are based on personal interviews with children, teachers and parents. In addition to the portraiture, the exhibit will also feature poems, autobiographical passages from the community’s youth and sculptural pieces. Join us for the reception on Saturday, March 21st in the Newport News Community Gallery. Meet the artist and learn more about her inspiring exhibit. This event is free and open to the public.