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WAVY – Exhibits and Events
March 8, 2023

WAVY – Exhibits and Events

Hampton Roads has a rich arts and cultural scene, Gayle Paul, art curator at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center has details on some of the upcoming events and exhibits in Portsmouth that should be on your radar.

Portsmouth museum exhibit illustrates role of Hampton Roads waterways in the Underground Railroad
March 5, 2023

Portsmouth museum exhibit illustrates role of Hampton Roads waterways in the Underground Railroad

This lesser-known means of escape is explored in the traveling exhibit “Sailing To Freedom: Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad,” on display at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center.

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The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center’s Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Nursery Collection Opens November 25th
December 9, 2022

The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center’s Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Nursery Collection Opens November 25th

Are you ready for some holiday nostalgia? Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Nursery Collection opens at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center.

Makers Fest Returns to Portsmouth
September 23, 2022

Makers Fest Returns to Portsmouth

Three of Portsmouth Museums’ city-owned museums are getting ready to participate in Maker Fest 2022…

Happenings at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center
July 12, 2022

Happenings at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

Downtown Portsmouth is full of historic buildings. One of those special buildings is devoted to offering quality educational, cultural and aesthetic experiences through art exhibits...

Hanging Tree Guitars
May 16, 2022

Hanging Tree Guitars

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center introduces luthier Freeman Vine and the haunting guitars he carved...

Winter Wonderland returns to Olde Towne Portsmouth
December 3, 2021

Winter Wonderland returns to Olde Towne Portsmouth

With animated displays, vintage yuletide photos and snowfall no matter what the forecast, Olde Towne Portsmouth offers a nostalgic nod to holidays long, long ago...

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