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January 2020


We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia

January 13 @ 9:00 am - December 5 @ 5:00 pm

The coming year marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution guaranteeing women’s right to vote. The story of Virginia’s suffragists and their contributions to the fight for woman suffrage is little known. “We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia” reveals how women created two statewide organizations to win the right to vote. Virginia suffragists were a remarkable group of talented and dedicated women who have largely been forgotten. They were artists and writers, business and professional…

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June 2020

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 2021-22 Visual Arts Fellowship

June 1 @ 12:00 am - November 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and has awarded nearly $5.5 million to Virginia’s artists since the program’s creation 80 years ago. Awards are offered to: – Professional artists: $8000 – Full-time graduate students in the visual arts or art history: $6000 –…

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$8.00 – $15.00

Joshua L. Chamberlain: Scholar – Warrior Exhibit

June 18 @ 9:00 am - November 29 @ 5:00 pm

This limited time exhibit explores the life of the Civil War General and former Governor of Maine from birth to his death at age eighty-five. Artifacts, artwork and documents tell Chamberlain’s story of his formative years through his rise into today’s pop culture. The exhibit opening date of June 18 coincides with the severe wounding of Chamberlain during the Second Battle of Petersburg in 1864. This wound would be the cause of his death fifty years later in 1914 making…

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July 2020


June/July 2020 Virtual Exhibitions

July 5 - July 19

Artspace Gallery in Manchester announces its virtual exhibitions of artwork for June-July, 2020. Inge Strack presents Bursting, a virtual exhibition of her abstract paintings. Inge’s work consists of bold colors and a deep sense of emotion. She says, “I often paint with a limited palette, rather focusing on brushstrokes, texture and form to find a balance. I am drawn to the drama and the pain connecting us all in our humanity and strive to create beauty out of the most…

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June/July 2020 Gallery Exhibitions

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - July 19 @ 4:00 pm

Artspace Gallery in Manchester announces the reopening of our exhibition spaces for visitors. The gallery is Thursday-Sunday each week from noon to 4pm through Sunday, July 19. Physical exhibitions opening on June 26th include oil paintings by Laurie Hoen and an exhibition of work by six Artspace artist members including Santa Sergio De Haven, Carol Meese, Dana Frostick, Vickye Payton, Jere Kittle and Paul “Buddy” Terrell.  About the June/July exhibitions Laurie Hoen’s solo gallery show, What Lies Beneath Our Wings?…

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August 2020

10th Annual Heroes Art Ball – VIRTUAL

August 1

Join us ONLINE as the 10th Annual Heroes Art Ball goes VIRTUAL on August 1, 2020! 🔗 https://one.bidpal.net/2020artball/welcome With this global health crisis, cancer has not stopped for our hero families. The Heroes Art Ball is Connor’s Heroes largest source of funding for the year. You make it possible for a family to receive hope, guidance, and support throughout their child’s treatment. Our children need a community of heroes, especially right now. For Connor’s Heroes, the Heroes Art Ball will…

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October 2020



October 18

Opening date pending – Oct. 18, 2020 Wind, Waves and Light: Art in Motion by George Sherwood This unconventional exhibition features large-scale, stainless steel sculptures that move and change with the wind. View the sculptures and learn more about their connections to art, science, and nature. An artist and engineer, George Sherwood creates kinetic sculptures that evoke shimmering leaves, flocks of birds, schools of fish, and waves of light and water. American sculptor George Sherwood explores aesthetic systems of space,…

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