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Two Virginia Students Earn Top Honors in International Aviation Art Contest

The Commonwealth’s art students are some of the finest in the world. That is not just the opinion of the Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV), but also that of...

Ferrum Bluegrass Jam Performance to Be Broadcast on PBS

On Monday night during the weekly Bluegrass Jam at the Leo Scott Pavilion, Public Broadcasting...

Celebrate History and Culture Day at a Virginia State Park This Weekend

Virginia State Parks will celebrate History and Culture Day on June 15, 2024, and each...

Roanoke History & O. Winston Link Museums’ Announce Artists-In-Residency

Radford artists L.S. King and Ken Smith will be the Roanoke History & O. Winston...

250th Anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s Purchase of Natural Bridge To Be Celebrated

July 5 marks 250 years since Thomas Jefferson purchased the Natural Bridge, an act that...

Checking in with Nancy Gray

You can see from the moment she enters a room, firmly shaking hands, that Nancy Gray is strong and confident.  Gray, president of Hollins...

Journalist Chronicles Regional Ghost Stories

Joe Tennis loves history.  He also holds a special affection for Virginia and its folklore.  A writer for the “Bristol Herald Courier” and a...

Theatre 101 at Virginia Tech Opens in Green, Grand Style

The arts at Virginia Tech have a new space. The environmentally friendly Theatre 101 building will hold its grand opening with a full slate...

“Paint for Preservation” is a Novel Fundraiser for Historical Society

The Historical Society of Western Virginia is taking a novel approach to fundraising with “Paint for Preservation,” on Saturday, November 7, wherein ten local...

Finalists Chosen for Pedestrian Bridge Art Project

A citizen selection panel has chosen four finalists in the search for an artist or artist team to design a work of public art...

First Run for the Arts Draws a Hardy Few

A handful of runners and walkers, 20 perhaps, participated in the first ever “Run for the Arts” on Saturday Oct. 17, a downtown 3-mile...