Artists come to their craft from many directions, Jason Flack, Johnson City, Tennessee, came to painting because of tragedy.
Gian Lorenzo Bernini transformed Rome with his sculpture and architecture.
Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia, offers two special events during October.
Fringe Art Group hosts its annual Halloween art show, the FRAG-o-ween Shockorama Art Party and burlesque show .
Leonard Cain’s family business was pottery.
The National Storytelling Festival is a virtual festival this year. The online festival is held Oct. 1-2 and features more than 20 hours of storytelling over the weekend, with continued viewing access for up to 14 days
Jared Kluttz, Abingdon, Virginia, began his musical journey in elementary school music class. It has since become his life’s goal.
Bristol in Bloom Appalachian Regional Art Festival is held Saturday, Oct. 9 at Cumberland Square Park.
“Mixed Americans,” an exhibition featuring works by a diverse group of artists of mixed racial heritage, is on display at Tipton Gallery through Oct. 8.
Internationally-known fantasy artist and illustrator Charles Vess holds a book signing and calendar release Oct. 17 in Abingdon.
William King Museum of Art celebrates the diversity of regional artists with the 15th anniversary of its biennial exhibition, “From These Hills: Contemporary Art in the Southern Appalachian Highlands.”
MEADOWVIEW, Va. — The town of Meadowview will soon have a new arts center in the town square, offering surrounding communities a home for the creative arts while enhancing a cultural scene throughout the area.
MEADOWVIEW, Va. — A Meadowview teen is being recognized for performing an electrifying version of the national anthem during a recent talent show at Patrick Henry High School.
The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded $339,500 in grant funds to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to support the delivery of virtual programming and online resources for its visitors and the public during the pandemic.
It’s a sunny Tuesday morning, and Luke Smallbone is walking around Washington, D.C., with his family.
A new exhibit at The Arts Depot is recognizing local artists whose work showcases what makes this region unique. “LoveWorks: Exploring the Best in Southwest Virginia and Neighboring States” is an exhibit featuring the work of gallery member
A Washington County woman has launched an interior design business after posting her home makeover photos on social media.
Looking for live music? The town of Damascus is the place to be on Friday evenings this summer.
Songwriters find inspiration in different places, many times in just ordinary things.
A local quilter, who has spent nearly a decade competing with some of the country’s most well-known artists, has been selected to teach at the Academy of Appliqué in Williamsburg, Virginia, in February 2022.
David St. Clair can still remember attending his elementary school fair when he was in the fourth grade. To his delight, the event included the sale of 45 top hit records.