TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS
ON VIEW: NOVEMBER 10 – DECEMBER 17
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, NOV. 10th, 5:30 – 7 PM
FREE and OPEN to the Public
The Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts presents, “Takin’ Care of Business” an exhibition taking a look into the businesses of Suffolk, past and present. The exhibit will honor leaders and members of the Suffolk community as featured in the world of business. Patrons will be able to see portraits of who these courageous people are and what they bring to the city. Works include portraiture by Allyn Brown from O’Neal’s Studio as well as local artists who have captivated the very essence of Suffolk’s business community. The galleries will also showcase a collection of artwork on loan from private collectors and photos by Suffolk News Herald Newspaper.
Curatorial research has been done in partnership with the Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society and Annette Montgomery, writer of “Suffolk’s Black America Series.” Visitors will be able to step back in time and see how Suffolk was a bustling city with a plethora of movie theaters, places to shop, and restaurants to dine, downtown Suffolk was the place to be. Come and take selfies with Suffolk’s Peanut People provided by Suffolk Tourism.
Special Thanks to Suffolk Department of Economic Development for helping us curate so many amazing, historical photos of Downtown Suffolk, Virginia.
Special Thanks to M & M Hospitality Group for providing us with delicious tapas for Takin’Care of Business opening reception on Thursday, November 10th from 5:30-7PM. Free and open to the public.