| 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...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News is giving away pottery art created by its students.
"(The) Studio Art School potters have donated approximately 50 clay pots that will be strategically placed around the grounds of the Peninsula Fine Arts...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Charleston artist Mary Whyte wasn't thinking much about the direction of her work when she began painting a well-to-do South Carolina banker in 2007.
But by the time she'd finished, she'd shifted her focus from producing a likeness of one of the South's...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Pool memberships, theme park passes, museum tickets — keeping up with Hampton Roads' best attractions can get expensive. Here are some frugal ways to fill the days this summer.
See a movie
The Hampton family movie series has moved to Mill...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The Blue Star Museums initiative returns this summer, offering free admission to participating museums for active duty military and their families.
This year, military families can get free access to the Hampton History Museum, Peninsula Fine Arts...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Five is far too small a number to encompass all the visual arts shows that stood out from the crowd in what was a remarkably good year in Hampton Roads and Southeast Virginia.
But here's my annual list of exhibits that were so distinguished and...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Jeffrey L. Mendelsohn, president of Virginia Health Services, is currently overseeing several facility additions and expansions.
Virginia Health Services, a locally owned operator of convalescent, rehabilitation and retirement centers, has broken ground...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Mike McGrann, formerly marketing chief at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, has changed jobs and is now working for the Hampton History Museum. Looks like he's brought his love of live music to his new post.
Next month, the Hampton History Museum will...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Great barbecue and an art auction are on the plate when the Peninsula Fine Arts Center holds its annual fundraiser beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the center.
The evening starts off with cocktails and an auction preview. Barbecue will be provided...