Imagine a walk-through, sculptural, mural-festooned Mecca that's free and open for the public to wander, night and day. Welcome to the IX Art Park: a public, non-commercial, interactive space for spontaneous dreaming – for residents, visitors, families and solo acts. Indulge your eyes, ears, mind, heart and soul. It's all about possibility. And the power of collective creativity. The IX Art Park marks Charlottesville as a cultural magnet in Virginia, and will provide a new model for community building and the role of private entities in creating civic infrastructure. The IX Art Park is located at 522 2nd Street SE in Charlottesville, Virginia. Admission is free and the park open dawn to dusk, 7 days a week (and later for events).
Repair Café March 18 at IX Back away from that trash can! The plastic in your broken toaster can live for as long as a thousand years in a landfill. Your clothes could take 40 to 50 years to break down. In 2015, the Charlottesville area sent more than 7000 tons of trash—including plastics and fibers—to the landfill. Thankfully, Cville TimeBank is... more