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Find out why the readers of Richmond Magazine voted VisArts the Best Adult Classes and top three for youth classes, writing workshops and arts & culture non-profit organizations. 8News recently profiled Visarts, calling us "Positively Richmond."

Through a broad range of studio classes and workshops, we serve approximately 5,000 adults and children each year. VisArts provides opportunities for people to express themselves through clay, fiber, painting, photography, printmaking, glass, metal, drawing, writing and digital media. It also offers five exhibitions annually, with work by emerging and established artists and a focus on innovative materials and processes. The Center is located in a newly restored, 30,000-sq.-ft. historic building in the Fan District of Richmond, Virginia. Staffing includes 10 full-time and seven part-time employees, 75 adjunct instructors, and 250 volunteers. The annual operating budget is $1.7 million.