No one can say it better than Ralph White (manager of the James River Park System): "Belle Isle is a little piece of history and nature on an island in the middle of the falls of Richmond. It encapsulates human history, natural history, aesthetic appreciation, and adventure recreation." This short film is an exploration of place and our connection to nature; it is a tribute to the beauty of the natural world within the boundaries of city life.
The Institute for Contemporary Art will be a game-changer for Virginia Commonwealth University and the City of Richmond. Here's why, and what to expect from this new institution slated to open in 2016.