Special Events

The Danger of a Single Story: The Importance of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Arts and Their Role in Society

Friday 21 May
3.30pm - 5pm

Aaron Dworkin, 2021 juror, violinist, and founder of the Sphinx Organization, leads a panel discussion facilitated by University of Richmond president Dr. Ronald Crutcher. The discussion centers around the role and importance of diversity in art – not only in music, but also in dance and visual art. Participants in this panel include Jennifer Arnold, Director of Artistic Planning & Orchestral Operations of the Richmond Symphony; Alex Nyerges, Director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Wesley Taylor, Professor of Graphic Design at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts; and Stoner Winslett, Artistic Director of the Richmond Ballet.

This event is jointly hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Richmond.

This panel discussion will be streamed at 2021.menuhincompetition.org and on the Menuhin Competition YouTube channel. 

Sponsored by Community Foundation for a greater Richmond and McGuireWoods

Free entry