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  • Virginia Living Museum: Winners announced in birdhouse-building competition, on display thru May 24

    Virginia Living Museum: Winners announced in birdhouse-building competition, on display thru May 24
    The Virginia Living Museum has announced the winners of its “For the Birds” birdhouse competition. Augie Liebler of Williamsburg won first place adult for Earth, Sea & Sky. Second place went to Donna Cottrell of New Point for English...
  • '50 Great Americans' marks PFAC's 50th birthday

     '50 Great Americans' marks PFAC's 50<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> birthday
    A lot of art exhibits get their impact from various individual works strung out on the walls like islands. But in "50 Great American Artists," which opened at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center last week, the walls themselves beg to be heard. And that's...
  • Anderson Johnson's folk art landmark reborn in Hampton Roads

    Anderson Johnson's folk art landmark reborn in Hampton Roads
    — 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...
  • Nicole Belanus, Williamsburg songwriter, will play free show at Pfac

    Nicole Belanus, Williamsburg songwriter, will play free show at Pfac
    Williamsburg singer-songwriter Nicole Belanus will play a free show at Peninsula Fine Arts Center Thursday, March 21. Her performance is part of Pfac's Art After 5 series which presents art-and-music powered after-work parties. Art After 5 events last...
  • Best 2012 art shows: Hampton Roads had some stunners

    Best 2012 art shows: Hampton Roads had some stunners
    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...
  • Virginia Health Services president oversees new facility, expansion

    Virginia Health Services president oversees new facility, expansion
    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...
  • Movement and energy in Pfac sculpture show

    Movement and energy in Pfac sculpture show
    No matter how many times you walk around one of Richard Hunt's sculptures, chances are you'll find yourself wanting to go back and take another look. Carried along by his rhythmic, constantly shifting passages of bronze or stainless steel, you probably...
  • Mark Erickson's top art shows of 2010 Hampton Roads

    Mark Erickson's top art shows of 2010 Hampton Roads
    If any single visual arts attraction should rank at the top of heap in 2010, it has to be the May 1 opening of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' new James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Wing. The $150 million structure not only added 165,000 square feet...
  • Virginia Museum celebrates 75 years with traveling show

    Virginia Museum celebrates 75 years with traveling show
    When the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts opened its doors in January 1936, there wasn't much for people to see. Much of its fledging collection reflected the taste and generosity of Virginia Judge John Barton Payne, whose seminal gift of 50 artworks in 1919...
  • A deep look at Picasso, an artistic legend

    A deep look at Picasso, an artistic legend
    Before Pablo Picasso became a celebrity — then a world-renowned icon of Modern Art — he was a young, often desperately poor unknown struggling to find his identity as an artist. Schooled by his father from the age of 7, he learned to...
  • Pfac stages competitive show with Biennial 2010 selections

    Pfac stages competitive show with Biennial 2010 selections
    A lot of juried exhibitions have an unpredictable bent, with out-of-town jurors choosing artist after artist whose name is unfamiliar or unexpected among the host venue's regular patrons. But "Biennial 2010" — which runs at the Peninsula Fine...
  • PFAC presents June 23 Southern Barbecue and Art Auction

    PFAC presents June 23 Southern Barbecue and Art Auction
    The Third AnnualĀ  Southern BBQ and Art Auction takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News. This casual fun event starts off with great food, including pulled pork barbecue from Smoke and barbecued...