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Gloucester artist Hollingsworth featured at First Friday (10/28/2020) - “A Journey to Abstraction,” a new exhibit exploring the transition from representational to abstract works of Gloucester-based artist Lawrence Hollingsworth, will be the featured show for the month of November…
Bay School fundraising plans change because of COVID-19 (10/28/2020) - The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews has needed to rethink its fundraising plans this year due to the pandemic, coming up with a variety of ideas to replace…
Bat Week being celebrated at Brent and Becky’s (10/28/2020) - Brent and Becky’s Bulbs in Gloucester is celebrating Bat Week through Saturday, and invites interested persons to visit the shop and gardens to learn about the beneficial role of bats…
Fishburne publishes ‘Family is So Special!’ (10/28/2020) - “Family is So Special!” is the title of a newly published photo book from Dr. Harriette Fishburne of Charlottesville, who had a pediatrics practice in Gloucester, Courthouse Pediatrics, with her…
Concert rescheduled to this Sunday (10/28/2020) - Because of Sunday’s rainy weather, “Songs of Shadow and Light,” a concert presented by a trio of musicians from the Northern Neck Orchestra, will now be held at 2 p.m.…
Arts on Main seeks submissions (10/28/2020) - Arts on Main has issued an invitation for submissions to its 10th Anniversary Show, which will open in January 2021 at the studio on Main Street in Gloucester. An opening…
GHS graduate publishes writing website (10/21/2020) - Aidan Collier, a 2020 Gloucester High School graduate, has published a new writing website, red-panda-room.square.site. The site is a place for Collier to share his own writing, but it’s also…
Mural artist Michael Rosata to talk about power of public art (10/21/2020) - Artist-in-Residence Michael Rosato, who recently completed the newest Cook Foundation mural on Main Street, will give a talk on “The Transformative Power of Public Art” at 1 p.m. Sunday at…
Flat Iron Crossroads won’t close, after all (10/21/2020) - Flat Iron Crossroads Performing Arts Center owner Ray Friend announced in September that the entertainment venue would close for good after its final concert this month. But instead, he has…
Lecture, demo tonight on gouache painting (10/21/2020) - Joe Gyurcsak, former Utrecht staff painter, will give a free lecture and demonstration of expert technique for painting with the water-based medium gouache from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at Arts…
Raku work (10/21/2020) - The Bay School Community Arts Center recently held a one-day workshop on raku techniques. Students fired one traditional crackle raku, one obvara raku piece, one horsehair/feather raku piece, and one…
Mathews author pens ‘Twin Paths to Freedom’ (10/14/2020) - The Archeological Society of Virginia has published “Twin Paths to Freedom: The History and Archaeology of James City County’s Free Black Communities” by historian Martha W. McCartney of Williamsburg and…
‘Old to New’ exhibit featured at Bay School (10/14/2020) - “Old to New,” a collection of artwork that incorporates up-cycled, recycled and reused components to create new works of art, is currently on display in the Art Speaks Gallery at…
Basket weaving (10/14/2020) - Students at the Bay School Community Arts Center learned to weave a functional basket during a beginner level class taught by Davida Hall. Shown, from left, are Evelyn Poppell, Judy…
Tappahannock gallery open Saturday (10/14/2020) - The Tappahannock Art Gallery at 200 Prince Street will once again welcome COVID-19-protected visitors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday during Tappahannock’s Market Day. This will be one of…
Arts on Main gallery undergoes transformation (10/7/2020) - Light, airy open space marks the metamorphosis that has occurred at the gallery at Arts on Main in Gloucester, and an opening exhibit and virtual Gala fundraiser are fitting first…
Arts Alive offers new season of virtual art workshops (10/7/2020) - Visual arts workshops offered by Arts Alive in West Point have resumed with a new season. Taught by artists from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts or local artists, the…
Rappatomac Writers meeting weekly via Zoom (10/7/2020) - The Rappatomac Writers Group, which until this spring met twice a month, is now holding weekly Zoom meetings. This group that supports aspiring writers is meeting from 12:30-2 p.m. each…
NN Orchestra to present ‘Songs of Shadow and Light’ (10/7/2020) - The Northern Neck Orchestra will present “Songs of Shadow and Light,” a concert featuring the works of Vivaldi, Bach, Donizetti and Clara Schumann outdoors at Good Luck Cellars in Kilmarnock…
Cook Foundation loan to fund Arts on Main expansion (9/30/2020) - The Cook Foundation has entered into a loan agreement with Arts on Main to pay for a major renovation of the gallery space on Main Street in Gloucester. The local…
Artisan Market Saturday at Bay School (9/30/2020) - An Autumn Artisan Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Bay School Community Arts Center, Main Street, Mathews. A number of items will be…
‘Rebirth’ exhibit opens at First Friday (9/30/2020) - Artist Michael Faulkner’s exhibit “Rebirth—A Collaboration between Artist and Nature” will open at First Friday on Oct. 2 at Arts on Main in Gloucester. Consisting of a collection of abstract…
Submissions sought for upcoming Arts on Main show (9/30/2020) - Arts on Main, Gloucester, is accepting submissions for a Selected Small Works show to be on display in the Main Street gallery during the holiday season, Nov. 27 to Dec.…
Grey’s Point hosts music festival (9/30/2020) - This weekend, Grey’s Point RV Campground in Topping will host its second annual Live on the Rivah outdoor music festival for their campers. Local favorite, Crazy X will headline the…
Ray Pittman to cap off Groovin’ in the Park series (9/16/2020) - The Deltaville Maritime Museum will cap off its 2020 Groovin’ in the Park outdoor concert series with back-to-back concerts by Ray Pittman, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26.…