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  • 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...
  • PFAC presents June 23 Southern Barbecue and Art Auction

    PFAC presents June 23 Southern Barbecue and Art Auction
    The Third Annual  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...
  • Tonight's "Art After Five" at Pfac will feature rock from Annie Johnson Band

    Tonight's "Art After Five" at Pfac will feature rock from Annie Johnson Band
    "Art After 5" at Peninsula Fine Arts Center returns tonight, Nov. 17, with a performance by the Annie Johnson Band. Johnson, a veteran local band leader, released an album, "Tie Dye Army," earlier this year. It features smart, fierce lyrics and hard-...
  • Skip Friel set to play original Christmas music at PFAC's free "Art After 5"

    Skip Friel set to play original Christmas music at PFAC's free "Art After 5"
    Virginia Beach guitarist and singer Skip Friel is the musical guest at Peninsula Fine Arts Center's "Art After 5" event tonight, Thursday, Dec. 15. The free party runs 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friel has been a steadfast player on the local music scene since...
  • Video: Bison at Pfac's Art After 5

    Video: Bison at Pfac's Art After 5
    A large, diverse crowd came to Peninsula Fine Arts Center to mix, mingle and listen to the indie-folk sounds of the band Bison on Thursday, Jan. 19. Organizers of Pfac's "Art After 5" event said the audience for the after-work party was 445. Here's a...
  • Animal art gets a boost from Nature

    Animal art gets a boost from Nature
    Most American wildlife artists don't think twice when it comes to taking the super-realistic path pioneered so spectacularly by the great John James Audubon in the early 1800s. No one had ever seen anything like his closely observed, disarmingly lifelike...
  • Pfac cranks the volume on local creativity with new Art After 5 music series

    Pfac cranks the volume on local creativity with new Art After 5 music series
    To help mark its 50th birthday, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News will host a creative collision of art and music. Starting Thursday, Jan. 19, the center's monthly Art After 5 gatherings will feature musicians chosen specifically for their...
  • Pfac's new Art After 5 series to feature original acts Bison, Fuzz Band, EVER-G

    Pfac's new Art After 5 series to feature original acts Bison, Fuzz Band, EVER-G
    Reporters, as a rule, avoid partnerships. For good reason, too. They muddy the journalistic waters and make getting the news out, at the very least, more complicated. Here's an exception, a case where we decided wading in was worth it. To help the...
  • Empty Bowls fundraiser coming up Feb. 10 at PFAC

    Empty Bowls fundraiser coming up Feb. 10 at PFAC
    The Peninsula’s first “Empty Bowls” event to raise money for the hungry will take place Feb. 10 at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center. Sponsored by Metro Productions in partnership with the center, the fundraising evening offers soups...
  • Pfac's free live music series returns Aug. 18 with the Two Dollar Bill Band

    Pfac's free live music series returns Aug. 18 with the Two Dollar Bill Band
    For years now, Pfac has been a great place to hear local musicians in a casual, art-enriched environment. The series called Art After 5 serves a triple purpose. It's an after-work social opportunity as well as a chance to check out some of the area's most...
  • Peninsula Fine Arts Center exhibit explores the Virginia landscape on paper

    Peninsula Fine Arts Center exhibit explores the Virginia landscape on paper
    Look closely at one of Maruta Racenis' charcoal drawings of a Virginia landscape and you could be surprised by its depth and muscle. Grabbing your eye with her ambitious scale, the Richmond artist pulls you into the intimate space formed by an...
  • Fresh, tuneful rock from Broken Mouth Annie takes stage at PFAC tonight

    Fresh, tuneful rock from Broken Mouth Annie takes stage at PFAC tonight
    Tonight, Peninsula Fine Arts Center gives fresh, original rock music a chance shine as Broken Mouth Annie, an alternative, mostly acoustic band from Suffolk, performs as part of the Art After 5 series. One of the things that makes Broken Mouth Annie...