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January 2018

Art on Main: Children’s After School Art Program

January 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$17

Children's After School Art Program Our After School Art Program is now available to ALL students, taught by Ellen Walter, the head of the very popular 5 year old program. When: Beginning January 3, 2018 and every following Wednesday Hours: 4:15 - 5:15 Where: Arts on Main What: Students will learn elements and principles of design and art techniques while studying American artists such as: Edward Hicks, Mary Cassatt, George Caleb Bingham, Norman Rockwell, Grandma Moses, Alexander Calder, Georgia O’Keefe,…

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Intro to Computers

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library – Point Branch, 2354 York Crossing Drive
Hayes, VA 23072 United States
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Intro to Computers January 25 @ 1pm, Point Branch Introduction to the Windows operating system and the basic parts of the computer. Registration required.

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Intro to Computers

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Intro to Computers January 25 @ 1pm, Main Library Introduction to the Windows operating system and the basic parts of the computer. Registration required.

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Art Opening: STEAMPUNK EXTRAVAGANZA

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

This Month in the Gallery “Hatton Cross Steampunk” opening January 5th (postponed until 1/12), is a collective of makers, artists, authors, entertainers and fashion aficionados that have come to realize just how dependent our limited grasp on sanity is based on our involvement with the Steampunk movement.

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Open Studio

January 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

Gloucester Arts On Main, Inc., 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free
painting classes & workshop

If you enjoy painting with company, bring your stuff and paint with us every Friday morning. Free, 9 to 12 am. (Note – this is a good way to make time to paint, so come along!)

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Mission: Possible, An Auction Affair

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Abingdon Ruritan Club, 8784 Guinea Road
Hayes, VA 23072 United States
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$75.00

Join the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society (GMHS) in a Mission: Possible, an auction fundraiser to support homeless pets on the Middle Peninsula. Your mission is to join the Mission Possible Force to raise money and awareness for the plight of pet overpopulation and homelessness. Challenges facing the Mission Possible Force include covert bidding during the silent auction, a fast-paced live auction, a generous menu and bar. Sponsored by Chesapeake Bank.

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The Basics of Color Theory

January 30 @ 10:00 am - January 31 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$100.00

Color theory embraces a multitude of definitions, concepts, and design applications and helps create an understanding of color mixing, along with the visual and psychological effects of specific color combinations. This 2-day workshop will be divided into 3 parts: The color wheel, color value, and color schemes. As each part of color theory builds on the previous, hands on exercises will be executed in gouache. Understanding each section of color theory fully will help you better understand its importance in…

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River to Bay Artisan’s Trail Sip N Learn

January 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Learn how you can participate in the Middle Peninsula Artisan Trail (Gloucester, Essex, Mathews & Middlesex Counties). Artisan Trails are part of a Virginia Network connecting creative & agricultural artisan studios/farms, art-related venues, restaurants, unique lodging and cultural points of interest in communities to enhance visitor experiences. Join us for our final enrollment gathering before our design cut off. Bring interested friends, colleagues and your questions! Hors d'oevres & non-alcohol beverages provided. Cash Bar. Please RSVP by Jan to: trails@artisanscenterofvirginia.org

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February 2018

Arts on Main FIRST FRIDAY: Art Opening by Jackie Merritt

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

Jackie Merritt has taught drawing, painting and design at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia since 2007. She received her Master of Arts in Painting from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1070 and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Education from Norfolk State University in 1968. A nationally know artist and musician, she is very active in the local arts community. Jackie is currently serving her fourth year as a Commissioner on the Hampton Arts Commission: she has also,…

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Arts on Main Art Exhibit: Exhibition of Works by Jackie Merritt

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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“Journey” Exhibition of Works by Jackie Merritt February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Free Jackie Merritt has taught drawing, painting and design at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia since 2007. She received her Master of Arts in Painting from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1070 and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Education from Norfolk State University in 1968. A nationally know artist and musician, she is very active in the local arts community. Jackie is…

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Arts @ Abingdon Concert Series

February 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Abingdon Episcopal Church, 4645 George Washington Memorial Highway
White Marsh, VA 23183 United States
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This unique collaborative effort between two uniquely gifted musicians is bound to be a revelation to traditional music fans on several counts. Rob Ickes is a longtime, wellestablished instrumental giant, and Trey Hensley is newly arrived in Music City, bursting with talent both as a vocalist and guitarist. From his powerful yet sympathetic vocal interpretations of traditional and contemporary material to his jaw-dropping instrumental skills on both acoustic and electric guitar and considerable songwriting talents, Trey Hensley is bursting at…

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Arts on Main: Paint with Renate Bumgarner

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 12, 2018

Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$35

Arts on Main Color Your Canvas, Paint Like a Pro – Join us the 2nd Tuesday of every month for a fun paint-in night taught by professional artist Renate Bumgarner. Renate brings over 50 years experience as a painter & teacher to help you create your own masterpiece! Renate is an award-winning artist who studied art in Frankfurt and Wurzburg, Germany and at Thomas Nelson Community College. While working for the US Military in Germany she was an instructor at…

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