The ACOA Network
The ACOA Network is a series of digital programs that educate, question, and further the connection between art and community in Lynchburg, Virginia. With a diverse group of hosts from the Academy Center of the Arts staff, each show uniquely engages with viewers with content that interests them.
Tune in Monday – Thursday at 12PM each week, starting October 26, 2020, for Art Talks with Ted, Plates and Paints, When Art Meets Activism, and Behind the Bar.
See below for the listing of Season 1 ACOA Network shows and watch online from your phone, computer, or other tech that can access the Facebook platform.
ACOA Network Shows
Art Talks with Ted
Mondays at 12PM
Join Ted Batt, Director of Visual Arts and Gallery expert, as he interviews local exhibiting and emerging artists in his weekly show, Art Talks with Ted. Learn more about art displayed in our on-site and off-site gallery spaces and the artists from your community.
Plates and Paints
Tuesdays at 12PM
Adara Wright, Coordinator of Curriculum at the Academy Center of the Arts, and Jeanell Smith, Senior Family Nutrition Program Assistant at the Virginia Cooperative Extension, team up to teach families about the intersection of nutrition and color theory through cooking and art. In this show, families will paint, learn, and cook while discovering how color and food go together.
When Art Meets Activism
Wednesdays at 12PM
Join Tremayne Edwards, Director of Community Engagement, Nakesha Moore, Officer of Equity, and Nick George of The Listening, Inc., as they deep dive into the connective tissue between the arts and activism.
Behind the Bar
Thursdays at 12PM
Tabitha Abbott, Director of Operations, and Fred Scheib, Facilities Manager and Beer tasting aficionado, take you Behind the Bar with Blue Ridge Beverage with special guests to retell unique stories on the history of the Academy Center of the Arts while reviewing a new beer highlighted by our Sponsor each week.
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