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March 2020

Annual Juried Exhibition- Opening Reception

March 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gloucester Arts on Main, 6580-B Main Street
Gloucester, VT 23061 United States
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Join us for our Annual Juried Exhibition. Over 200 works were entered and judged by Carrie Spencer, Curator of Contemporary Art + Education at the Hermitage Museum & Gardens, with 45 pieces selected for the show. The winners will receive the following: First Place: $1,000 (plus a future Solo Show at Arts on Main) Second Place: $500 Third Place: $250 Exhibiting artists include: Sammy Anderson, Jack Banks, David Beeler, Jessica Belvin-Coker, Gulay Berryman, Mensah Bey, Yvonne Boone, James Bouie, Bob…

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April 2020

Gloucester Daffodil Festival

April 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gloucester Courthouse VA 23061 United States

Welcome to the Gloucester Daffodil Festival, a celebration of spring and a Gloucester County tradition since 1987. The Daffodil Festival Committee invites you – visitors and vendors alike – to come and enjoy this true community event. Watch the parade. Meet the Daffodil Festival Queen and the scholarship winner. Tour the internationally known farms at Brent & Becky’s Bulbs. Enjoy the rides and games. Take part in a talk on gardening, shop our many vendors, listen to a Live Music…

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Gloucester Daffodil Festival

April 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gloucester Courthouse Virginia 23061 + Google Map

Welcome to the Gloucester Daffodil Festival, a celebration of spring and a Gloucester County tradition since 1987. The Daffodil Festival Committee invites you – visitors and vendors alike – to come and enjoy this true community event. Watch the parade. Meet the Daffodil Festival Queen and the scholarship winner. Tour the internationally known farms at Brent & Becky’s Bulbs. Enjoy the rides and games. Take part in a talk on gardening, shop our many vendors, listen to a Live Music…

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Gloucester/Mathews House and Garden Tour – Historic Garden Week in Virginia

April 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tour Headquarters, Christ Episcopal Church, 320 Williams Wharf Rd.
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$35 – $45

Quaint, historic and coastal, Mathews has been described as one of the “Coolest Small Towns in America.” It boasts a historic downtown with shopping, dining, art galleries and charming bed and breakfasts. Reflecting the maritime heritage of this Chesapeake Bay community, the homes and gardens showcased are all on the pristine waters of the East River. Tour four historic homes and three guest cottages located close to each other and to downtown on this driving and shuttle tour. Spend a…

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May 2020

Daughters of the American Revolution Colonial Foods presentation

May 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Abingdon Episcopal Church, 4645 George Washington Memorial Highway
White Marsh, VA 23183 United States
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Free

Gloucester's own Augustine Warner Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will have a presentation by Ms. Winona Pearson on Colonial Foods. All gourmands, foodies, historians and the generally curious are cordially invited.

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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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Free

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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