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September 2021

Open Studio Painting Session at Arts on Main

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, 23061 United States
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Free

Free painting sessions every Friday morning! Bring your art & supplies and paint from 9 a.m.-Noon. You’ll meet new friends in the community and get great advice on your next masterpiece.

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Pastels with Emily Christoff Flowers at Arts on Main

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$25.00

Emily will show students how to create a simple watercolor painting using basic watercolor techniques. Pastel will be applied over the painting to create a highly textured finished drawing. Students will use their own photo or the instructor can send her photo and students can draw along with her to complete their work of art. Students will also learn about texture and mark-making in addition to the session focus. Supply List: ● White foam board cut to 11 x 14””…

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Open Studio Painting Session at Arts on Main

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

Free painting sessions every Friday morning! Bring your art & supplies and paint from 9 a.m.-Noon. You’ll meet new friends in the community and get great advice on your next masterpiece.

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Concerts By The Bay presenting 2 groups Saturday Sept 25

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Flat Tones / Toby and Larry Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 12:00-3:00pm - Brent and Becky's Bulbs Picture Join us at Brent and Becky's Bulbs for a relaxed venue in the gardens to start our season. The Chesapeake Lounge will be open for seating and refreshments while we listen to the music of locals Toby and Larry followed by The Flat Tones. 2019/2020 ticket holders are free. Single ticket $15. Season tickets will be for sale. Food truck and…

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October 2021

October First Friday at Arts on Main

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061
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Free

Join us for the opening of our Annual Juried Exhibition! Over 200 works were entered and judged by Jeffrey Allison. The winners will receive the following: Prizes: First Place: $1,000 and a future solo show at Arts on Main Second Place: $500 Third Place: $250 Awards Ceremony & First Friday Celebration, October 1st 6pm – 8pm Jeffrey Allison of the VMFA will serve as juror and judge. Allison is the Paul Mellon Collection educator at VMFA and Statewide Manager at…

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Split Enz Salon, 6596 Main St
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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The Gloucester Walk to End Alzheimer's will be IN-PERSON walking down Gloucester Main St on Saturday, October 2! Schedule of Events: Registration at 8 a.m. Check in if registered online at 9 a.m. | Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. | Walk at 10:00 a.m. What: Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease. We're…

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ARTLab with Tenley Raithel Ages 6-9 at Arts on Main

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$25.00

ARTLab with Tenley Raithel Ages 6-9 Saturday, October 2 2:00 pm – 4:00pm These classes will focus on the Elements of Art. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of materials to express their creativity. The Colors of Nature This month students learn will learn about the work of Native American artist Norval Morrisseau, whose style is characterized by thick black outlines and bright colors. We will talk about the importance of animals to native American people,…

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Watercolor Workshop by Kathleen Noffsinger at Arts on Main

October 5 - October 6
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$220.00

“Painting the “WOW” of Nature in Glorious Watercolor” In this two day workshop, you will learn how to sketch and paint everything from trees and roots to birds and flowers in this painting class of the natural world. Then watch as the instructor shows you how to mix luminous “no mud” color for glorious contrasted backgrounds for your “nature” studies! In this workshop we are going for the “wow” factor to give each simple subject an awesome punch of luminosity.…

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Critique Session at Arts on Main

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

Critique Sessions on the first Tuesday of every month, show your current work to get a critique. Are you stuck in the middle of a painting? Would fresh eyes help? Do you want to learn more about composition or color balancing? We help each other improve. Offered both in-person and via Zoom. Email: Kathy Klein at kgklein46@gmail.com to sign up and get on the email reminder list. 10am – 12pm, Free

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Pastels with Emily Christoff Flowers at Arts on Main

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$25.00

Students will apply gesso and tinted pastel ground on foam board to create a textural painterly base. Once the base is dry, students will use rubbing alcohol and pastel to create a base color. The drawing will be done on top of this textured surface to create a finished drawing with a loose painterly texture. Students will use their own photo or the instructor can send her photo and students can draw along with instructor to complete the example. Students…

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ARTLab with Tenley Raithel Grades 5-8 at Arts on Main

October 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$25.00

ARTLab with Tenley Raithel Grades 5-8 Thursday, October 7 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm These sessions will focus on a variety of methods used by Great Artist’s.   Sonia Delaunay’s Circles: Vibrant Abstracts That Leap from the Walls Looking at the vibrant abstracts created by the fascinating artist and designer Sonia Delaunay, students will be introduced to/review the techniques of overlapping to create depth, the difference between 2 and 3-dimensional perspective, and the specifics of color theory. The design principles…

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Open Studio Special Event with Kay Van Dyke at Arts on Main

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

Join Kay Van Dyke for an Open Studio Special on the 2nd Friday of each month, 9 to noon. This is for artists! Each time, the group will be doing something special just for artists. Perhaps a live model, perhaps instruction, maybe marketing info. Sign up at Arts on Main or just show up – free, but some events will have model fees – check the newsletter or the website to find out what’s happening each month. Bring your paints…

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