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Gallery open (5/27/2020) - Arts on Main in Gloucester reopened earlier this month, with new gallery hours of noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. AAGallery employees will be wearing masks, and visitors are…
Arts at Abingdon concert postponed (5/27/2020) - The final performance of the Arts at Abingdon concert series scheduled for Thursday, June 11 at Abingdon Episcopal Church in White Marsh has been postponed due to COVID-19. The bluegrass…
Photo collection donated to Essex Museum (5/27/2020) - Digital reproductions of approximately 13,500 photographs from the collection of local historian Wesley E. Pippenger were recently entrusted to the Essex History Museum to be preserved. “This addition to the…
Gallery reopens with limited hours (5/20/2020) - The Bay School’s Art Speaks Gallery on Main Street in Mathews reopened Tuesday with limited hours during the state’s Phase 1 schedule for reopening. Visitors are welcome to stop by…
‘Ghost Ships’ now available in paperback (5/13/2020) - William Geroux’s book “The Ghost Ships of Archangel” published in 2019 by Viking is now available in paperback. The Ghost Ships is the story of the World War II Allied…
Artist opens studio on Church Street in Mathews (5/13/2020) - Artist Jan Finn-Duffy has been a painter for 20 years and has taught watercolor classes for 10 years, and now she’s opened a studio gallery on Church Street in Mathews.…
Online Mother’s Day art shopping event (5/6/2020) - The Bay School, located on Main Street in Mathews, is having an online Mother’s Day art shopping event. Ten artists have made a variety of gifts for the mother in…
People’s Choice Award (5/6/2020) - Jessica Belvin-Coker’s watercolor “Creature of the Night” won the People’s Choice Award in Arts on Main’s 2020 Annual Juried Show. A Hartfield resident, Belvin-Coker paints exclusively in watercolor, and her…
Bay School features work of Gib Pulley (5/6/2020) - The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews is featuring longtime gallery artist Gib Pulley of Gwynn’s Island. Her watercolors will be on display at the Bay School throughout May.…
Gilbert Klingel documentary wins film festival award (5/6/2020) - “The Legacy of Gilbert Klingel: Man of Steel,” a 2018 documentary film directed by Dave Miller, has won the platinum Remi award for Short Subject Films—Documentary in the Houston International…
Bay School launches ‘Color Our County’ project (4/29/2020) - The Bay School in Mathews has launched an effort to “Color Our County” with positive thoughts and pictures by participating in the nationwide “Chalk your Walk” movement. Communities and neighborhoods…
Arts on Main announces winners of 2020 show (4/22/2020) - Jordan Flower of Henrico won first place in Arts on Main’s 2020 Juried Art Show, according to a release from the Gloucester Court House gallery. Juror Carrie Spencer, curator at…
Rosewell postpones April opening (4/22/2020) - The Rosewell Foundation has postponed the usual April opening at the site of the historic ruins in Gloucester County due to the coronavirus, said Marilyn Iglesias, foundation secretary. “While we…
Deltaville Maritime Museum’s concert series opening delayed (4/22/2020) - The Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park’s opening day concert, Elana Lisa and the Hot Mess, has been postponed. Originally scheduled for May 2, the concert will be…
Bay School offers Art-to-Go kits (4/15/2020) - The doors might be closed at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews, but its creativity is wide open and available to the public. The school is reaching out…
Second edition of ‘Woods of Wicomico’ to be released (4/15/2020) - Brandylane Publishers, Inc. of Richmond, has announced the upcoming release of a second edition of “The Woods of Wicomico,” a children’s book written by Gloucester resident Nuala C. Galbari and…
Concerts by the Bay postpones May 3 concert (4/15/2020) - In response to the ongoing virus pandemic, Concerts by the Bay has postponed ”Sail On,” a Beach Boys tribute concert, originally scheduled for May 3 at Mathews High School. Currently,…
Flat Iron Crossroads embraces new technologies to reach fans (4/15/2020) - PHOTO COURTESY CHUCK HUDSONThe duo Cole & MaryAnn, consisting of MaryAnn Toboz and Cole Prior Stevens, from left, performed at Flat Iron Crossroad in February. Flat Iron Crossroads, the new…
Belle Isle Plantation history presented in new book (4/15/2020) - Dr. Lonnie H. Lee, a member of the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS), recently announced the release of his new book, “A Brief History of Belle Isle Plantation, Lancaster County,…
Sculpture and Garden exhibit on display at Bay School (4/2/2020) - The exhibit Sculpture and Garden Art is on display the Bay School Community Arts Center and Art Speaks Gallery in Mathews. It will run through April 21. The show features…
Mommy and Me (4/2/2020) -
Planned choral concert at Abingdon postponed (4/2/2020) - “A Red, Red Rose,” a concert by the Cantori Choral Ensemble that was scheduled for Saturday, May 16 at Abingdon Episcopal Church, has been postponed and will be rescheduled at…
Arts on Main finds ways to continue its mission virtually (4/2/2020) - Arts on Main in Gloucester has found a number of ways to share art with the community while people are hunkered down in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic. A…
Ballast Band to give virtual performance Sunday (3/25/2020) - The Ballast Band will give a virtual performance from the Flat Iron Crossroads stage in Gloucester at 3 p.m. Sunday. The performance will be aired on Facebook. The venue itself…
Arts on Main closed until April 15 (3/25/2020) - Arts on Main in Gloucester has suspended its gallery hours and will remain closed until April 15. However, activity will continue as the After School Enrichment Program creates online classes,…