Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman with Aaron Delehanty, Loud Cow Studio, American Landscape, 2022. Mixed-media diorama with taxidermy, found objects, and painted background, 8 x 16 x 8 feet. Photo: Walter Colley. Post-Production: Maria Spinelli. Courtesy of American Federation of Arts

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Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman

February 9–June 9, 2024

Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman: Journey to Nature’s Underworld unites over 30 sculptures and paintings by two renowned artists who have explored humanity’s strained relationship with the environment for over 30 years.

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Spencer Tinkham: Witness

February 9–June 9, 2024

Artist Spencer Tinkham creates sculptures of birds that are inspired by his love of nature and art. He has traveled across the country to research specimens found in natural history museums, piecing together the stories of these tiny witnesses to the big things happening on our planet.

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MADE IN VA BIENNIAL

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Since 1994, the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art has celebrated the extraordinary talent of Virginia artists through its annual juried exhibition. Nearly 30 years later, this favorite tradition continues to thrive and evolve together with the immense creative talent found across the commonwealth. Starting in Summer 2024, Made in VA will transition to a biennial event featuring artwork created by Virginia artists in the preceding two years.

All Virginia artists are invited to apply by March 4, 2024

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JULY 11, 2024–JANUARY 5, 2025

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