Call for Artists – TAKE ME TO THE RAPIDAN!

TAKE ME TO THE RAPIDAN is open to all artists living and working in Virginia. All work must offer an interpretation on the theme of Virginia’s Rapidan River.

Posted at 11:02 pm on March 24, 2015 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Uncategorized | Continue reading

summer camps for kids 2015

It’s not too early to plan for summer! Check out our new “summer camps for kids 2015″ page below to see what we have scheduled for the summer of 2015. New camps will be added throughout the spring, so check back often. Call (540) 672-7311 or email (theartsorange@aol.com) to register. Make sure to reserve a spot!

Posted at 6:06 pm on February 2, 2015 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Uncategorized | Continue reading

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In the Morin Gallery at The Arts Center In Orange

129 East Main Street, Orange, VA, (540) 672-7311
Hours: 10am-5pm, Monday-Saturday
Exhibits are offered free to the public thanks to the support of the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, our community sponsors and people like you.
 
WICKED cover
Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, 5-7pm
Exhibit Dates:  April 3 – 12, 2015
A Traveling Exhibit of 114 Art Quilts – The strong visual impact of this exhibit is due to the limited color palette (lime and black), and interesting theme (WICKED). Some entrants were influenced by the Broadway hit musical, some by the Wizard of Oz, and some are personal interpretations of the word “wicked”. The quilts are made entirely from 100% hand dyed suede-look cotton from Cherrywood Fabrics, excluding embellishments. Select quilts were displayed at The Gershwin Theater in NYC – home of “WICKED™”.  Learn more about the exhibit at:  http://www.cherrywoodfabrics.com
 
Natural Transitions
Opening Reception:  Thursday, February 5 from 5-7pm
Exhibit Dates:  February 5 – March 28, 2015 
Natural Transitions 
by Maggie Bice & Anna Marie DeMio Dowen 
A new show of acrylic and pastel paintings celebrating the art of two women who happen to be long-time friends.  Maggie Bice and Anna Marie DeMio Dowen first met twenty-four years ago, and have forged over time a full appreciation, support and exploration of the complexities of artistic development, along with their own personal artistic endeavors.  Many works of art have been created over the years, with recent pieces in this upcoming exhibit representing the natural flow of time, and the commitment to art that has run through, and enriched, each of their lives.  The pieces to be exhibited are landscapes, nature studies and figurative work interpreting the passage of time in captured moments. 
Pictured work: 
(left) Maggie Bice, “Left Behind,” oil pastel
(right) Anna Marie DeMio Dowen, “Pine Line,” acrylic on canvas

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