Upcoming Exhibitions

Benjamin Wigfall & Communications Village

Curated by Drew Thompson in consultation with Sarah Eckhardt of the VMFA

September 10 – December 11, 2022
Morgan Anderson Gallery, Howard Greenberg Family Gallery, and Sara Bedrick Gallery

Ben Wigfall, 1993, by Nancy Donskoj


This exhibition provides the first retrospective of Benjamin Wigfall’s art, from his early career in Virginia in the 1950s to his founding of Communications Village, a community art space in Kingston, New York, in the 1970s.

It will also feature works by important artists with whom Wigfall collaborated during his career, including Benny Andrews, Mavis Pusey, Betty Blayton, Charles Gaines, Joe Ramos, Ernie Frazier, Mel Edwards, Bob Blackburn, Romare Bearden, and Ernest Crichlow.

Benjamin Wigfall & Communications Village is organized by the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art in partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.