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June 2020

The Gloucester Arts Festival

June 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - June 27, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
gloucester, va, P.O. Box 1383
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Save the entire month of June for the 4th Annual Gloucester Arts Festival! Our Biennial Juried Show returns with this year's theme: H2020...shaped by water! Artists are competing for over $6,000 in prize money with the winner receiving a solo show at Arts On Main. Our annual concert by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra & the Juried Show Gala kick off the month of festivities. The VFMA Artmobile makes an appearance along with the Chrysler Glass Blowing demonstration. New events coming…

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September 2020

Critique Session

September 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2348, 6580-B Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Crit 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. Email: Kathy Klein at kgklein46@gmail.com to sign up and get on the email reminder list.

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On The Hill Gallery to Host Solo Show for James Warwick Jones

September 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - September 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
4496, 402 Main Street
Yorktown, VA, VA 23690 United States
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Free

Yorktown Arts Foundations’ On The Hill Gallery is honored to present a solo show by award-winning painter James Warwick Jones Sept. 1-29. The show was rescheduled from April because of COVID-19. James Warwick Jones is well known in Hampton Roads for his realist paintings and as a teacher and manager of Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center in Hampton, from which he retired in 2018. Simply titled “Paintings,” Jones’ show collection includes a range of his realist paintings in sizes from…

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Continuum: The Works of Theresa Wells Stifel

September 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2348, 6580-B Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Continuum A Reflection of Circles & Cycles “Whether in my abstract or figural work, circles are ever present. I can’t consciously recall when they arrived. To me they symbolize the circle of life, eternity, balance and unending love. Three can be a Trinity. One can be lonely or a punctuation mark. This commentary is usually presented after the fact when someone asks me to ‘explain’ a piece. This is tricky because I am usually not thinking when working. Just creating.”…

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October 2020

Metamorphosis- Arts on Main 9th Annual Gala

October 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2348, 6580-B Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$50.00 – $75.00

9th Annual Gala – Raise a Paddle & Party Join us for a virtual evening from the comfort of your home. Participate in the silent and live auctions while you sip wine and enjoy tasty delectables from your festive party basket. Catered baskets include auction paddle, wine, gourmet goodies, the Gala program, and your own Metamorphosis mask. Silent & Live Auctions Vacations, Catered Dinners, Fine Wines, Original Art & More!!! $50 Party Basket for One $75 Party Basket for Two…

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November 2020

VMFA Artmobile

November 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - November 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
2348, 6580-B Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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The VMFA Artmobile is coming to Gloucester! We are excited to welcome back VFMA on the Road. The Artmobile will be here for our First Friday Exhibit (REBIRTH) on Friday, November 6th from 5-8pm as well as Saturday, November 7th right next to Arts on Main. A View from Home: Landscapes of Virginia features paintings, photographs, woodblock prints, and engravings from the museum’s permanent collection that explore the diversity and beauty of the Commonwealth’s natural realms. The collection showcases artists…

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December 2020

Artful Giving & Small Works

December 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2348, 6580-B Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Join us as we “celebrate artful giving” Find one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gifts for your special someone!

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February 2021

Artist in Residence Talk: “How to Study Paintings…Your Own and Others”

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
14771, 6580 Main St.
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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February’s artist in residence, Stephen Doherty, has had a distinguished career editing art magazines and books, lecturing about art, and also painting. In Gloucester, he will give a lecture intended for both artists and collectors that will include a power-point presentation on ways to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of composition, paint handling, subject matter, and style. Light refreshments will be served. About Stephen Doherty Stephen Doherty majored in art at Knox College in Galesburg, IL, and graduated summa cum…

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March 2021

First Friday- A Wandering Path: The Works of Deliece Blanchard

March 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
14771, 6580 Main St.
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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First Friday Opening Reception Friday, March 5th Beverages for purchase and complimentary snacks. Timed, Limited Sessions with 25 people per session. Please call the gallery to reserve yours! Slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 5pm-5:45pm 6pm-6:45pm **Masks are required in the gallery** This First Friday event is sponsored by Riverwood Designs EXHIBITION DATES MARCH 5 – 27

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May 2021

Architecture Art Exhibit

May 5 @ 11:00 am - June 5 @ 5:00 pm
Free

On the Hill Gallery is hosting an exhibit with the theme 'Architecture.' The Yorktown Arts Foundation president, Lisa Trichel-Beavers, says, "There are many details and facets of architecture; ranging from intricate cornices to the strong angular lines in a bridge. With the the various mediums our members work in, I think the theme 'Architecture' will pose some challenges to peoples' creativity and I'm excited to have friends, family and visitors come in and take a look." The show will include…

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Open Studio Painting Session

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
14771, 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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September 2021

Virginia Found: Screening with host Dave Parker

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
75, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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In celebration of our local community, we invite you to join us for a screening of the Gloucester/Yorktown episode of the new PBS culinary and travel series, Virginia Found. Series host Dave Parker will be there to introduce the episode and share his humorous take on small town gems in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay region. Then find out which local sights were highlighted as you enjoy the episode on the big screen in our auditorium. The four-part series debuts this month…

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