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Photos from the VCCA Anniversary Celebration in Richmond

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Click here to see the entire VCCA in Richmond Picture Show

And stay tuned for the upcoming celebrations in New York, Charlottesville, Amherst and Auvillar, France. Go to vcca.com and click on the blue 40th Anniversary Celebration button.

Peggy Baggett Receives Leadership in the Arts Award

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On Saturday, January 8, Suny Monk presented Peggy Baggett, executive director of the Virginia Commission for the Arts, with a much-deserved Leadership in the Arts Award "for her dedication and inspiring leadership in the arts of Virginia for over three decades and eight governors." Peggy was unaware that VCCA was planning to give her this award when she came to their 40th Anniversary Celebration - so it was a big surprise! Congratulations, Peggy! (Stay tuned for more photos of VCCA at VMFA!)

Sally Mann Receives first Mt. San Angelo Award

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At VCCA's inaugural 40th anniversary event at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, board member Alex Nyerges, director of the VMFA and host of the event, presented the premiere Mt. San Angelo award to Sally Mann. A longtime member of the VCCA advisory council, Sally's groundbreaking work has made her one of Virginia's most celebrated contemporary artists. Her exhibition, The Flesh and the Spirit, will be at the VMFA through January 23. Stay tuned for more photos from the January 8 gala!

VCCA's 40th Is Making Headlines All Over Richmond!

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The first in a series of 40th anniversary celebrations is tomorrow, January 8, at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond - and it's the talk of the town!

Richmond Times-Dispatch - VCCA is today's cover story! Click here

Style Weekly - feature story on January 5: Click here

WTVR-TV -Virginia This Morning interviews Suny Monk and Tanja Softic on January 4: Click here

WRIC-TV -8 News at Noon also interviews Suny Monk and Tanja Softic on January 4: Click here

Richmond Magazine - feature story on VCCA in January issue: Click here

Radar Redux (Baltimore Art and Culture) - feature story on January 3: Click here

Richmond Times-Dispatch - Op-Ed about VCCA by Alex Nyerges, director of VMFA, January 3: Click here

VCCA Is Making News In Richmond!

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The first in VCCA's series of 40th anniversary celebrations is this Saturday, January 8, at the beautiful Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond - and the city is buzzing! VMFA is one of the top ten comprehensive museums in the country and their director, Alex Nyerges, wrote a glowing Op-Ed about VCCA for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Click here to read More Than Just a Pretty Face. Richmond Magazine also wrote a story about VCCA this week, which you can see by clicking here: Richmond Magazine story about VCCA. To find out more about the VCCA at VMFA 40th Anniversary event, go to our website and click on the blue 40th Anniversary Celebration button - and stay tuned!