Julie Hinzmann and Shawn Saharko, Thank You, Thank You, Thank You, InLight 2013, photo by Terry Brown

Organized by 1708 Gallery, InLight Richmond is a FREE, public exhibition of light-based art and performances. Each year, InLight Richmond features performances, sculpture, video, and interactive projects that illuminate pathways, walls, sidewalks, green spaces, and kicks off with the Community Lantern Parade. InLight was created in 2008 on the occasion of 1708 Gallery's 30th birthday. Thus was born this free, public art exhibition that offers Richmond the opportunity to engage with contemporary art outside the gallery walls and to experience the city in new and unexpected ways.


1708 Gallery’s 10th Annual InLight Richmond will take place November 3, 2017, from 7pm to midnight, in the City’s Arts and Culture District. InLight 2017 will take as its inspiration the 1901 Electric Carnival that enlivened Broad Street with a replica of the Eiffel Tower and tens of thousands of lights.


The juror for InLight 2017 is Nat Trotman, Curator of Performance and Media at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, where he oversees the museum's collection and presentation of time-based artworks, including performance, video, film, sound, and other media. He holds his Masters of Philosophy from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and is a graduate of the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program.