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Tappahannock gallery opens Saturday (6/17/2020) - The Tappahannock Art Gallery at 200 Prince Street will welcome COVID-19-protected visitors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on Tappahannock’s initial Market Day to view its artists’ collection and…
Virginia artists eligible for relief grants (6/17/2020) - Visual artists impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic may apply for grants in the Virginia Artist Relief Fellowship Program. In this program, announced Tuesday by Gov. Ralph Northam and CEO Alex…
Arts on Main virtually hosts Artists in Residence (6/17/2020) - Arts on Main has transformed its Artist-in-Residency program to a virtual program in response to the global coronavirus pandemic. Begun in 2019 with funding from the Cook Foundation, the program…
2 new members added to Arts on Main board (6/11/2020) - Julie Stone and Sharon Stone have been elected to the board of directors of Arts on Main, Gloucester, according to board chair Lynne Bohon Manning. She said that the new…
Nurtury to host local authors’ event Friday (6/11/2020) - The Nurtury, on Main Street in Gloucester, will host its “Local Authors’ Signing Day” event from noon to 3 p.m. Friday.Featured work includes the Nurtury’s own Alexis Powell and R.S.…
Art Speaks to be a virtual exhibition this year (6/11/2020) - The Art Speaks eighth annual Juried Exhibition, sponsored by the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews, will be a virtual exhibition this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. According…
Arts on Main expanding its gallery space (6/3/2020) - Arts on Main in Gloucester is expanding its gallery space. The area formerly occupied by Angelwing Stationers will become the new Main Street Gallery, and it will be connected to…
Radio show to feature regional musicians (6/3/2020) - A weekly radio show featuring regional musicians makes its debut Saturday at 7 p.m. at WXGM 99.1 FM in Gloucester, produced by Flat Iron Crossroads. Dia Lawless, speaking for the…
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,…