| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:35 AM
The Peninsula Fine Arts Center will host a free night of poetry on Thursday, Jan. 9, with Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, Virginia’s poet laureate from 2006-2008, who will be reading from her latest collections, “The Embrace: Diego Rivera and Frida...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The Daily Press has received the memorandum of understanding for the transfer of assets of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center to Christopher Newport University.
The 18-page document outlines details about plans for the center's core...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:42 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Cheers could be heard from outside the Peninsula Fine Arts Center Monday evening after members gave the green light to merge with Christopher Newport University.
"It's very important for the future of the community and the two...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Angela Herring, a member of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, said she's concerned about what the future holds for PFAC after its members approved a merger with Christopher Newport University Monday evening.
Herring was one of just...
| Aug 25, 2013
Just how long curator Michael Preble has been thinking about water can be seen in the impressive scale and diversity of the works collected for his latest series of exhibits at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center.
Sparked by Hampton Roads' defining links...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Earlier this year, Norfolk-based songwriter Luke Hartman took the top prize in a singer-songwriter contest organized by Tidewater Arts Outreach. Now, he's coming to Newport News to show off his tuneful talents.
Hartman will play the Peninsula Fine...
| Sep 13, 2013
Whether you're looking to meet a favorite author or sharpen your writing skills, you'll find something that fits your bill this weekend. Hampton Roads will host multiple events for readers and writers between September 19 and 21.
Take a look at what's...
| Sep 22, 2013
With the Chrysler Museum closed for the construction of a $24 million dollar addition and renovation project until next spring, Hampton Roads has lost one of its most biggest and most reliable contributors to the fall visual arts season.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:50 AM
A bartenders’ challenge is the centerpiece of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center’s 3rd Annual Artini evening on Friday, Nov. 15.
Bartenders will compete in an “Iron Chef”-inspired challenge, going head to head in pairs. Each pair...
| Nov 2, 2013
Step into the newest exhibit at Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center and it won't be long before you realize you've ventured into something different.
More than 400 works hang from the walls of this relatively modest gallery, yet instead of...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Thursday, November 21
Author reading - Man-Booker prize winner Lydia Davis
Thursday - two presentations
12:30 p.m., Tucker Theatre - craft talk
7 p.m., Andrews Auditorium - author talk
Award-winning author Lydia Davis will be at William & Mary on...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:11 AM
— Visionary folk artist Anderson Johnson spent just 5 years covering his East End mission inside and out with the paintings that made it famous.
But finding a home for the celebrated portraits, landscapes and murals that an impassioned band of...