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April 2018

Arts on Main: Making Something From “Stuff” with Rebecca West.

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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1 class every 4 weeks starting March 5 and ending April 30
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$75

Instructor: Rebecca West. This is a three-session course providing step by step instruction to create a 3-Dimensional object, animal, or person using fabric, glue, putty, paint, wood and various household items. Just one look at the cool creatures like this albatross in the gallery will have you inspired to make one for yourself! Materials are provided. $75 plus $15 for supplies. Details Date: March 5, April 2, April 30 Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Cost: $90 Event Category: Art…

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Arts on Main Art Opening and Reception: Botanicals with Juliet Kirby

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

April’s Exhibition features Williamsburg Botanical artist, Juliet Kirby. Kirby grew up in England and studied fine art in London. She immigrated to the United States in 1958 and after creating four children returned to art in 1989 at the New York Botanical Garden. She graduated with a Certificate in Botanical Art. In 1996 Juliet moved to Williamsburg, VA. and started teaching botanical art at This Century Art Gallery in Williamsburg and at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, VA. Juliet…

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Mosaic Garden Stone

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$90.00

Using a preformed garden tile, we will mosaic with plates and found objects to create a fun garden stone. We will learn the basics of mosaic art. Please bring 4 to 5 plates and any found objects that can handle water. Class will be held at the home studio of the instructor. Saturday, April 7 10am - 4pm & Sunday, April 8 4pm - 6pm

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“April Showers” Kids Class Canvas Painting

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$13,00

We are ready for May flowers with this kids' canvas paint class. Students will be provided with a pre-sketched canvas, paints and brushes to complete the project. Paints can be messy so dress accordingly.

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Take Your Throwing to the Next Level with Nan Rothwell

April 14 @ 9:30 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$225.00

A two-day hands-on workshop with Nan Rothwell designed to focus on projects and techniques you are interested in pursuing. Projects will be set by the group, but may include multi-part pieces, thrown in sections; texturing using wiggle-wires and carving; altering thrown components into new forms, and adding thrown feet and pedestals to leather-hard bowls. This class is not suitable for beginners. Bring your pottery tools to class.

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Daffodil Car and Truck Show

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Main Street Center Gloucester VA, 6920 Main Street Center
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$15 - $20

Come out and celebrate Spring at the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers annual Daffodil Car & Truck Show at The Main Street Center 6920 Main Street, Gloucester 23061 on April 14, 2018 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Trophies include Best in Show, Top 3 in GM, Ford, Mopar, Truck, Import, Other and more for a total of over 50 awards. We will also have raffle items, 50/50, DJ, and Vendors. Dash plaques presented to the first 75 Registrants. Registration starts…

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Ocean Celtic Quartet

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Harry M. Ward Auditorium Mathews High School, 9889 Buckley Hall Road
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$25.00

Ocean Celtic Quartet will perform on April 15, 2018 with a show packed with pure-pan Celtic pizzazz, while putting their own unique spin on traditional songs and Jennifer Cuttings original compositions. It will include soaring ballads and stirring sea chanteys to blazing fiddle and accordion tunes.

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Blush and Brush – Little Red Rooster

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$40.00

We supply the canvas, paint, and brushes for you to make art as entertainment! From landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals, brush stroke after brush stroke will bring you closer to completing your own brilliant creation. No experience is necessary! This is NOT serious painting! You will start with a pre-sketched canvas and your instructor will assist you with hands-on assistance, to make this simple and fun even for a beginner who has…

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Art Break “Sunflower Canvas Painting”

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$35.00

We supply the canvas, paint, and brushes in order for you to make art as entertainment! Each brush stroke will bring you closer to completing your own brilliant creation. No experience is necessary! This is NOT serious painting! You will start with a pre-sketched canvas and your instructor will assist you with hands-on assistance, to make this simple and fun even for a beginner who has never painted before. You will go home with a piece of artwork that will…

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Open Studio

April 20 @ 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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2018 Historic Garden Week in Gloucester & Mathews

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ware Episcopal Church – Headquarters, 7825 John Clayton Memorial Highway
Gloucester, VA 23061
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Dunham Massie

Join us for the 2018 Historic Garden Week Tours of Gloucester and Mathews.  Learn the countless stories behind the artifacts, heirlooms and unique building materials of three properties with magnificent river views on this driving and shuttle tour. Tour AUBURN, the plantation featured on the cover of the 2018 guidebook. Built in 1824, the property was once owned by Charles Heath, father of the daffodil industry in Gloucester, and later, in the 1970s, by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Visit…

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Arts @ Abingdon Concert Series: Rastrelli, 4 Cellists

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Abingdon Episcopal Church, 4645 George Washington Memorial Highway
White Marsh, VA 23183 United States
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Free

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 5:00 PM A singularly unique ensemble, the Rastrelli Cello Quartet has been thrilling audiences with their renderings of non-traditional programming since 2002. Kira Kraftzoff - founder and artistic director, Kirill Timofeev, Misha Degtjareff and Sergio Drabkin formed the ensemble with a mission to perform music “between the genres,” and their widely varied programs mix comfortably works by Bach, Saint-Saens and Tchaikovsky with that of George Gershwin, Dave Brubeck and Leroy Anderson. The name of the Quartet…

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