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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



July 24 - October 18

Now – 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, time, and…

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August 2020


Art for the Journey’s Creative Corner

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - December 27 @ 2:00 pm

Televised weekly art event for children at home without access to internet. Airs Fridays on PBS at 1:30 pm.

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October 2020


Brave New Girl Conference

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learning and growing with confidence through the adolescent years can be a challenge for girls given the tremendous developmental changes they face and the added external pressures they feel in a rapidly changing world. With evolving career opportunities, new ways of thinking about identity, an ever-diversifying population, real and perceived polarization in our communities, and the pressure of social media, knowing how to challenge and support our girls can feel overwhelming. You aren’t alone! Join Orchard House School as we…

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February 2021


Accepting Applications- 2021 HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Development Program

February 4, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Development Program is a five-month leadership development experience for current and emerging women leaders who are committed to investing in themselves and their organizations. The program is designed to benefit women at all career levels in public, private, nonprofit, and entrepreneurial positions. Training opportunities promote personal and professional growth through leadership development, education, coaching, and networking. By engaging in intellectual and experiential workshops, participants learn key principles aimed at enhancing their leadership styles to help…

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