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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…
Cork pumpkins (11/11/2020) - Janet Dehoux and Marsha Morgan made pumpkins out of wine corks, paint and embellishments during a recent class at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews.
Arts on Main to hold session with live model (11/11/2020) - Artists in any medium are invited to an Open Studio session with a live model at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, at Arts on Main in Gloucester. The session…
Print fundraising sale begins Friday (11/4/2020) - Prints of the original watercolor “Hanging with the Buoys” by the late Martha Anne King, right, go on sale Friday as a fund- raiser for the Bay School Community Arts…
Made in Mathews Open Studio tours begin Nov. 27 (11/4/2020) - Made in Mathews, the annual showcase for local artists and artisans, will celebrate its 19th year beginning later this month. And although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused some changes to…
‘Color Your Canvas’ workshops offered virtually (11/4/2020) - Throughout the pandemic, Gloucester’s Arts on Main has continued to offer a number of its programs virtually, including “Color Your Canvas” workshops, one for children and one for adults. Art…
Wenner publishes ‘Artistoria,’ the first book in a young adult trilogy (11/4/2020) - “Artistoria,” shown above, is the first book in a young adult trilogy by Mathews resident Owen Wenner, a teacher at Abingdon Elementary School. Abingdon Elementary School teacher Owen Wenner has…
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…