Mott Gallery | Event Space
3027 W Cary St
Richmond, VA 23221
This was the gallery's website. Unfortunately Yelpers report this location has closed.
Content below is from the site's 2015-2016 archived pages and other sources for a nostalgic trip back to when this lovely gallery was open.
Thanks Aaron for this short lived, but bright spot that added lots of positive vibes to Carytown.
Art, coffee and sweets, what more can I ask for?! This gem in Ccarytown is a favorite of mine, a variety of coffees as well as cafe fair, housed in an intimate art gallery. Tonight is an opening of incredible and diverse works of art, complete with hors d'oeuvres and wine, a wonderful opportunity to view enchanting subject matter while chatting with the artists.
The art work changes on a regular basis, each visit offers something fresh and inspiring. Appropriate seating for viewing the art in the gallery at the back, or eclectic tables and a couch in the from room to chat with friends while enjoying coffee.
Do not miss this place, a great break from your hectic day and a very cleaver place to shop for gifts. Art work prices range from easily afforded treats to exquisite works of art.
Los Angeles, CA
Happy to have found this pleasant place while searching Yelp for coffee on our stroll through Carytown! As it's an art gallery, I wasn't sure how the coffee or setting would be, but this is a great and charming space for both those there to see art, and those just wishing to sit with a nice beverage.
Upon entering the door, you'll be greeted with a large space to sit and work on that great novel or sketchbook in front of a faux fireplace. And to the right of that is a fun window where you'll see the cafe staff. Just pop up the steps to order, and while you wait, have a seat on their plush red couch. Once you have your drink, enjoy the bright and open gallery space in the back. A wonderful tonalism show was on while we were there, and it was nice to get a small taste of what this big space offers. Check it out, and enjoy!
San Antonio, TX
If I lived in Richmond, I'd frequent this spot. Here's why:
1) good vibes - there are two cozy seating areas with arts and cheap ($1-3) books for sale and for your reading pleasure. They have cafe fare as well as some beer.
2) good location - this is in the middle of a large shopping street and is a refreshing cultural fixture. It has a large glass front, so it's perfect for people watching.
3) good art - there is an eclectic mix of pottery and 2D work. The back gallery is very spacious and, from my encounter, it seems to feature one or two artists at a time. The main cafe hosts a myriad of artists. They have the artist come for the gallery opening and serve light refreshments at that event.
New London Conn.X
Friends brought me here when I was visiting. What a charming gallery and so welcoming to its visitors. Of course whenever I visit any place that looks like a good candidate for needing bulk trash bags I add it to my notes for possible future customer. I work for an online wholesale janitorial and office supply company. We sell wholesale and retail, but I work in the wholesale side and am always looking for new customers. I will give a call to the Mott Gallery, but for now I am just enjoying the art and tasty refreshments.
Love it, love it, love it.
Welcome to Mott Gallery
Mott Gallery is dedicated to providing the community of Richmond with a unique contemporary art gallery and coffee shop, featuring rotating exhibits of fine-art photography, painting, sculpture, and mixed-media artwork.
An Art Deco-themed coffee area offers local baked goods and coffee by Blanchards Coffee Roasters.
Frederick Chiribogas: Curiosity and Regret
This new show opens at Mott Gallery on Friday, July 31st, and runs until Sunday, August 23rd. Opening reception to be held from 6-9pm on July 31st. Mott Gallery is located at 3027 W. Cary St. in Richmond. We are very excited to host this solo exhibition, which contains paintings, sculptures, and box constructions, spanning a seventeen year period of Chiribogas artistic career. Many are brand new works, never exhibited before, including an amazing series of graphite on canvas works from this year. Below is a short video showing the artist in his Richmond studio.
Published on Sep 23, 2014 Go behind the scenes of Allie Smith's new music video with Aaron Mott, shot on location in Mott Gallery in Richmond, VA.
Johnny Hargrove "Bach's Cello Suite in G Major" at Mott Gallery
Published on Jun 12, 2015
March 26, 2016
April 30th, 2016
Summer Members Show
June 4, 2016
June 25, 2016
Jack Graves III
July 16, 2016
Thao Kim Trang
August 6, 2016
Cosima Storz, Dawn Whitmore, Christine Scott
September 2, 2016
Francis Scott Horner
October 1, 2016
November 4, 2016
Nancy McLain Gregory
December 3, 2016
July 31, 2015
Alice Husak and Stephanie Kiah
August 28, 2015
October 16, 2015
November 21, 2015
December 18, 2015
January 9, 2016
February 6, 2016
Brad Bacon, Marshall Higgins, Nick Kuszyk, Matt Betts
February 20, 2016
Art Gallery has 1536 sq feet, front cafe has 908 sq feet, for a total of 2444 sq feet.
Contemporary Art Gallery and Coffee Shop
Owner Aaron Mott has a B.A. in Studio Art from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has experience in art gallery management and consultation. He held leadership positions in the banking and financial services industry as well; Mott Gallery gives him an opportunity to merge his interests in art and business, with a goal of providing a venue for both established and emerging artists.
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