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Gloucester’s Arts on Main marks 10th anniversary (1/6/2021) - Arts on Main will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a month-long retrospective exhibition featuring artwork created by the many artists whose work has been displayed at the Gloucester Main Street…
Pianist Travis Colby to open Flat Iron Crossroads’ 2021 season Friday (1/6/2021) - Flat Iron Crossroads, a Gloucester music venue, will begin its 2021 season with a performance by eclectic pianist Travis Colby from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday on-site at 7709 Flatiron Road. Performing…
Author to talk about ancestor who overcame racial prejudice to succeed (1/6/2021) - Dr. Julie Sullivan-Detheridge author of “Against the Tide: The Turbulent Times of a Black Entrepreneur.” She will participate in a virtual meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday to discuss the work.…
Christmas artists (12/22/2020) - Two 7-year-old girls from Gloucester, Abigail Menges and Kayla Mercier drew the joy and excitement of the season. Above, Kayla shows Santa Claus and his reindeer going from rooftop to…
Santa’s Stuck in the Chimney (12/22/2020) - On Christmas Eve Night I was snug in my bed, when all of a sudden I woke with an elf standing over me. “Santa is stuck in your chimney!” the…
Santa’s Stuck in the Chimney (12/22/2020) - On Christmas Eve Night I was snug in my bed, when all of a sudden I woke with an elf standing over me. “Santa is stuck in your chimney!” the…
Santa’s Stuck in the Chimney (12/22/2020) - On Christmas Eve Night I was snug in my bed, when all of a sudden I woke with an elf standing over me. “Santa is stuck in your chimney!” the…
Artist of the Month (12/9/2020) - Potter Katherine Maloney is the Bay School Community Arts Center’s December Artist of the Month. Maloney’s ceramic art is inspired by love for the outdoors that was instilled in her…
Mathews documentarian’s work selected (12/9/2020) - The documentary film “The Judge—Character. Cases. Courage.” by Robert Griffith of Mathews has been selected to be shown by four international film festivals in the coming months. The festivals are…
‘Archaeology of Virginia’s First Peoples’ published (12/9/2020) - The Archeological Society of Virginia and the Council of Virginia Archaeologists recently completed a years-long effort to produce “The Archaeology of Virginia’s First Peoples,” a book about Virginia’s pre-European contact…
Virginia Festival of the Book to be held in March (12/9/2020) - The Virginia Festival of the Book, a program of Virginia Humanities, will be held March 13-26, 2021 virtually both on Zoom and Facebook Live. All virtual events are free, said…
Made in Mathews open studio tours begin Friday (11/24/2020) - Made in Mathews, the annual showcase for local artists and artisans, will celebrate its 19th year beginning Friday. And although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused some changes to be made…
Dorothy Fagan takes 1st place in Richmond show (11/24/2020) - Local painter Dorothy Fagan of Hallieford was awarded first place at Crossroads Art Center’s All Media Show, which opened last week in Richmond. Juror Francis Thompson selected Fagan’s multi-canvas painting,…
Artisan Markets kick off this weekend (11/24/2020) - The Bay School is holding three back-to-back Artisan Markets in the coming weeks, two in conjunction with this year’s Made in Mathews Open Studio Tour, which is divided into two…
Two volumes of local history available at Mathews Visitor Center (11/24/2020) - Two volumes of local interest recently arrived at the Mathews County Visitor and Information Center. “Kingston Parish Register: Mathews, Gloucester and Middlesex Counties, Virginia—Slaves and Slaveholders, 1747-1827” and “Powhatan Indian…
Submissions sought for Arts on Main’s anniversary show (11/18/2020) - Arts on Main is calling on artists to submit their work for consideration in a special exhibition to celebrate the Gloucester arts group’s 10th anniversary. The 10th Anniversary Show will…
Small works of art on display (11/18/2020) - Arts on Main will have an opening for an exhibition of small works by local and regional artists from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, at the gallery…
Face Jugs (11/18/2020) - Students hand built their own Face Jugs and learned about the history of this folk art pottery during a recent class at the Bay School Community Arts Center. This class…
Tree of Thanks (11/18/2020) - Mathews Memorial Library is inviting friends and neighbors to “Count your Blessings—name them one by one!” No time is more fitting than Thanksgiving 2020 to take a moment to visit…
Tappahannock Art Gallery to open Saturday during Market Day (11/18/2020) - The Tappahannock Art Gallery at 200 Prince Street will again welcome COVID-19-protected visitors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday during Tappahannock’s Market Day. In addition, the gallery will reopen…
Book festival to be held as online event (11/18/2020) - The Writers Guild of Virginia will hold its third annual Conference and Book Festival as an online event, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. Author’s bookstores will be…
Entries sought for Artful Giving exhibit (11/11/2020) - Artists are invited to submit their work for consideration in the annual Artful Giving exhibition that will run the month of December at Arts on Main in Gloucester.  The theme…
Student art calendars now available (11/11/2020) - The 2021 Gloucester County Art Scholarship Calendars sponsored by the Phoenix Art Group are ready, and copies will be sent to the young artists whose artwork illustrates the cover and…
Online auction benefits Bay School (11/11/2020) - An online auction is being held today through Sunday by the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews. Artwork for the auction has been donated by local artists, with some…
Rock family (11/11/2020) - Several families participated recently in a rock painting class at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews. The rocks were painted to represent family members and were then glued…