Dismal Swamp Arts Festival

EXACT CORD:   36.6918 LAT. -76.3573 LON.


Take exit 264 for I-664 S toward Downtown Newport News/Chesapeake/SuffolkContinue onto I-664 S Monitor Merrimac Bridge Tunnel Take exit 15B for I-64W toward Chesapeake/VA Beach Take exit 296 for US-17 N/US-17 BUS S toward Portsmouth/Deep Creek Turn right onto US-17 BUS S/George Washington Hwy N (signs for Elizabeth City) Turn left onto George Washington Hwy S Turn right to stay on George Washington Hwy S You will see the park on your right just before you hit the US-17 Bypass towards Elizabeth City

 1028 George Washington Hwy S, Chesapeake, VA 23323, USA.


Take the Interstate 64 E toward Chesapeake/Suffolk Take exit 291B to merge onto I-464 S/VA-168 S toward US-17 S/Elizabeth City/Outer Banks. Continue onto VA-168 S. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 15B toward US-17 S/Elizabeth City. Follow Dominion Blvd N and George Washington Hwy S to George Washington Hwy (US-17 Bus). Turn right onto George Washington Hwy S. The park entrance is on your left. 

                         1028 George Washington Hwy S, Chesapeake, VA 23323, USA. 

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Seawall Art Show
to Aug 27

Seawall Art Show


 The 47th Annual Seawall Art Show, Olde Towne Portsmouth, August 26 – 27, 

2017, is a fine art and fine craft show organized by a group of community volunteers and supported by the Portsmouth Museums Foundation. 

The show is an outdoor two-day event held at High Street Landing and the adjoining 100 block of High Street on the Olde Towne Portsmouth waterfront. 

$7,300 in awards

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to Aug 17

36th Annual New World Festival of the Art, Manteo, NC

Celebrating its 35th year, The New World Festival of the Arts will be held on Wednesday, August 15th and Thursday, August 17th on the waterfront in downtown Manteo.

Presented by PNC, the show is free and open to the public. It will be open on Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

New World Festival of the Arts is a family oriented outdoor show for spectators of all ages. The Festival provides awareness of the current trends in the visual arts while acquainting visitors with the historic town of Manteo. This once a year show coupled with so many other artistic and cultural events makes Roanoke Island a very special place in the hearts of its residents and the many visitors who come and visit the island every year.

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Stockley Gardens Spring Arts Festival
to May 21

Stockley Gardens Spring Arts Festival

Stockley Gardens park, Norfolk, VA south

Event Summary
Hope House Foundation, an agency which provides support services to people with disabilities, is celebrating its 32nd year of hosting the Stockley Gardens Arts Festival. The juried festival, located in beautiful Stockley Gardens Park in the heart of historic Ghent, draws thousands of people over the course of the weekend and in addition to fine art, features a wide variety of foods, music, and children’s activities. Our festival has been called Hampton Roads’ best arts festival and was named one of the top outdoor art events in Eastern Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine. We are proud to provide artists an opportunity to display and sell their work in a beautiful environment.

General Information
Saturday, May 20, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 21, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday, May 19, 1:00 pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, May 20, 7:30 am – 9:30 am

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The Art Of Saving The River Festival
to May 14

The Art Of Saving The River Festival

The Art of Saving the River Festival

May 12 - 14, 2017

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Calendar of Events

Deadline for entry form, digital images and fee March 15, 2017

Notifications emailed March 30

Delivery of Selected work for the Exhibition Friday, May 12

Set Up for the Festival Art Show Friday, May 12

Opening Reception for the Exhibition May 12, 5 - 8pm

Festival Hours Saturday, May 13, 9 - 8pm

Sunday, May 14, 11 - 4pm

Pick Up Unsold Exhibition Work Sunday, May 14, 4 - 6pm

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to Apr 30

East Beach Plein Air Painting Escape and Show

The date of the 2017 East Beach Plein Air Painting Escape is scheduled for Thursday, April 27 through Sunday, April 30, 2017.  Similar to last year's event, most of the artists will begin arriving on Thursday afternoon/evening and will begin painting on Friday.  On Friday evening, we'll host a welcome dinner for all artists and hosts.  Saturday is another painting day and the art show will be held on Sunday afternoon/early evening.

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The Seashore Art Festival

First Landing State Park, April 8, 2017, 10AM-5PM


The Seashore Art Festival 2017 will pay tribute to unique individual Artists with a vestige of the pirates of the Chesapeake Bay and JCA.  They do Kidz Cruz support all the title 1 schools. They were in the paper a couple of weeks ago. They really Do for these kids it brings tears to your eyes. They take 1000 kids to Walmart in big tour buses and give them 20 dollars to shop gives them clothes and a pizza party then they go to the lights at the Beach . The kids buy toilet paper and toothpaste. The organization also buys anything the kids need during the year when called by a teacher. Amazing!

Contact:  KC Pollard at pollardkc@gmail.com

Call 757-403-4435

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Solo Exhibition, Norfolk Botanical Gardens; Ocean & Earth
to Apr 27

Solo Exhibition, Norfolk Botanical Gardens; Ocean & Earth

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Ocean And Earth

A solo exhibition by Ed Obermeyer that will feature his paintings about immersive journeys into the gardens and oceans of the world as he sees it with his unique pattern paintings that portray all the beauty that nature places before us each day.

Norfolk Botanical Gardens

The Norfolk Botanical Garden is a botanical garden with arboretum located at 6700 Azalea Garden Road, Norfolk, Virginia. 

Address: 6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518


Open today · 9AM–5PM

Year built: 1938

Phone: (757) 441-5830


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