Organized by 1708 Gallery, InLight Richmond is a public exhibition of light-based art and performances. This year the setting of this free event is at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. This year’s Inlight features performances, sculpture, video, and interactive projects that illuminate pathways, walls, sidewalks, green spaces, and kicks off with the Community Lantern Parade.

InLight 2018 will take place on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 7 pm to Midnight and on Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 7 – 10 pm, at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. And in recognition of 1708 Gallery’s 40th Anniversary, InLight 2018 will focus on ideas of Community. Recent editorials have described two Richmonds. “RVA” encompasses revitalization, creativity and growth. “Richmond” is divided, challenged, and struggling. Artists are invited to consider this dynamic and to imagine an ideal community—ONE Richmond.

Lantern Making and Community Lantern Parade

InLight 2018 will kick off with the Community Lantern Parade, which will travel around the grounds of the VMFA. Make your own lantern at one of our many lantern making workshops happening around the city leading up the InLight 2018. See the Schedule and locations of workshops. Make sure to bring your lantern back to InLight to walk in the parade. Or join us at 6:00 pm on November 16 + 17 to make one at the event! The parade gathers at 7:00 pm and then begins its procession at 7:30 pm.