Arts on Main is collaborating with the Garden Club of Gloucester to bring the fourth annual "Art and Daffodils" exhibition to the art group's gallery on Main Street in Gloucester. The public is invited to create floral arrangements that interpret the works of art on display at the gallery. The gallery will be open on Friday, March 23 […]
This is a three session course providing step by step instruction to create a 3-Dimensional object, animal, or person using fabric, glue, putty, paint, wood and various household items. Just one look at the cool creatures like this albatross in the gallery will have you inspired to make one for yourself! Materials are provided. $75 […]
An M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio concert is not just a performance; it is a complete emotional journey from joy to tears. It's an event where everyone can participate and share in the celebration of life. M.S.G. has been together for nearly sixteen years and have produced four CDs. They are proud to say their latest effort, THE […]
COMMON GROUND Our March Exhibition features artist Melanie Chambers Hartman. Hartman lives in Yorktown, Virginia where she paints landscapes en plein air and in her studio. She creates small paintings on location as a way of taking notes. These studies are a reminder of the lighting, colors and values seen at a particular date and […]
Jackie Merritt has taught drawing, painting and design at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia since 2007. She received her Master of Arts in Painting from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1970 and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Education from Norfolk State University in 1968. A nationally know artist and musician, she is […]
In conjunction with our exhibit this month we are pleased to announce a special event on January 25th - "A Steampunk Extravaganza!" An eclectic evening with members of Hatton Cross Steampunk featuring a book release/signing party of member Sean Crosby's newest book " House of Swords", Star Wars Fan Film "Adventures of Boba Fett" and a lively Art Discussion by […]
Our After School Art Program is now available to ALL students, taught by Ellen Walter, the head of the very popular 5 year old program. Students will learn elements and principles of design and art techniques while studying American artists such as: Edward Hicks, Mary Cassatt, George Caleb Bingham, Norman Rockwell, Grandma Moses, Alexander Calder, […]
Hatton Cross Steampunk is a collective of makers, artists, authors, entertainers and fashion aficionados that have come to realize just how dependent our limited grasp on sanity is based on our involvement with the Steampunk movement. Each member brings something unique to the group, even if it be simply alcohol and sarcasm. Our specialties include […]
A CHRISTMAS CAROL Adapted by John Hardy from the book by Charles Dickens A Single Actor Plays Over Forty Roles in this Unique Production of the Dickens Classic, A Christmas Carol. John Hardy, nationally known for his one-man play, Rattlesnake, is now touring with a new production, also a one-man play, an adaptation of Charles […]
Join us for a book signing for An Artful Animal Alphabet, the latest book by West Point, VA author Mary Montague Sikes. A book for both children and adults, this bright hardcover is a departure from her past work of nonfiction travel and adult novels. Sikes created all the paintings and brief stories for the book. “A […]
These just-for-fun creative sessions with Christina Micket are a great way for Kids ages 5-12 yrs to spend a Saturday morning! Each session includes all art supplies, and a small snack Kids will paint a rosy cheeked snowman with his sassy top hat, just like Frosty! This class is sold out
Come enjoy an hour of gift making with your child and make great Christmas presents at the same time! We will decorate a mug, a mason jar appropriate for becoming a pencil holder, and aChristmas tree ornament made from twigs with lots of glitz and glitter added by little hands.
"A Celebration of Artful Giving" Are you shopping for a beautiful & special gift? Come by and see the unique, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted art in the gallery! Our artists have brought in their latest works...we have gorgeous paintings, jewelry, pottery, sculpture and more! First Friday Opening on December 1st from 6-8pm Live music will be […]
Join us for our inaugural presentation of our new film series They Live in Guinea tells the story of a hard-working, self-sufficient, fiercely independent community of fishermen and women working the waters of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay. Guinea Neck, a once isolated village, must now grapple with conservationists, government regulators, and the sports fishing industry in […]
Bring your kids and their friends! Art teacher Christina Micket will lead the class in painting a happy turkey, complete with colorful feathers! This “Just for Fun” creative session is perfect for children 5 to 12 years old. Tickets are $15 and include all supplies, snacks and drinks. Must be reserved by 5pm on October […]
Arts on Main is proud to offer a wide variety of classes and workshops for both Children & Adults. Among these are Summer Camps for Kids, After School Enrichment Programs, Plein air workshops, Classes for oil/acrylic/pastels/watercolors/cold wax/drawing, Gallery Talks, Paint Nights, Weaving and Felting Classes, “Crit” Sessions, Open Studio, Glass Blowing and our much-touted First Friday Events each month to open our Monthly Exhibits! Check our website regularly for up to date offerings! If there is a class you would like us to offer, please call our Admin. Assistant, Blair Waters, and let her know. We appreciate all suggestions for new classes. Arts on Main complies with all current safety precautions regarding Covid-19.