PVCC hosts student art exhibit, free movie on April 19

Piedmont Virginia Community College’s 2018-2019 Fine Arts and Performance season will continue on Friday, April 19, with an exhibition of works by PVCC student artists followed by a screening of the animated film “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.” Events are free and will take place in the V. Earl Dickinson Building on PVCC’s Main Campus in Charlottesville.

The “Annual Student Exhibition and Seventh Annual Chocolate Chow Down” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., in PVCC’s North and South Galleries. This opening reception will feature a curated selection of works by PVCC student artists along with copious amounts of chocolate to sample while viewing the art. Artistic media include printmaking, painting, ceramics, graphic design, drawing, sculpture and more. The exhibition runs through Aug. 21.

The final Free Movie Friday of the season will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Stage Theatre. “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” has been lauded for its unique visual style, achieved by merging computer animation with traditional hand-drawn comic techniques. The film follows teenager Miles Morales’ evolution into the Spider-Man in his reality and his encounters with five other Spider-Man counterparts, all existing simultaneously in other dimensions. The team of heroes join forces to stop a threat endangering all their realities.

The film is rated PG for sequences of animated action violence, thematic elements and mild language. 500 tickets will be handed out, one per person, as the doors to the theatre open at 6 p.m. Patrons may use their stub to enter and exit the theatre. No advance tickets are available. For more information, contact Beryl Solla at bsolla@pvcc.edu or call 434.961.5362.

The V. Earl Dickinson Building is located at the south end of 501 College Drive. Ample, free parking is located in front of the building and the facility is wheelchair accessible.

For more information about PVCC’s Fine Arts and Performance Season, visit www.pvcc.edu/performingarts  online, email boxoffice@pvcc.edu or call 434.961.5376.