ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection

On view through May 1, 2016

ReTooled brings to life the unexpected subject of tools by profiling 28 visionary artists from the Hechinger Collection, featuring more than 40 imaginative paintings, sculptures, works on paper and photographs, the exhibition consists of four sections that dynamically frame the themes of this collection into accessible categories: Objects of Beauty; Material Illusions; Instruments of Satire; and Tools: An Extension of Self. 

ReTooled was organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC, from Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection, gift of John and June Hechinger

 

Genesis 2016

College Student - Juried Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: April 9-May 1, 2016

Sponsored by the Rona M. & Erwin B. Drucker Charitable Trust

 

Prefaces 2016

High School Student - Juried Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: May 15- June 5, 2016

Sponsored by the Rona M. & Erwin B. Drucker Charitable Trust

Awards sponsored by The Tidewater Chapter of The Society, Inc.

 

Biennial will be on view in the Ferguson and Ranhorne Galleries May 20th - June 26th


THE HEIST! 

June 30th, 6pm

You're invited to a speakeasy, Casino Night, Auction and Dinner

benfitting PFAC's education and healing arts programs

TIckets are $60 for Ladies and Gents and $100 for Highrollers, prices increase on May 31st. 

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Spring Classes and Summer Camps!

The Studio Art School now offers online class registration, featuring classes in acrylic painting, glass fusion, ceramics and fun intro classes in clay, fun for kids!   Click to register.

Registration can also be completed by calling (757) 596-8175 or visiting the PFAC Front Desk. Classes that do not meet minimum registration requirements may be cancelled at the Studio Art School Coordinator’s discretion. Minimum registration requirement is generally six students per class.

Members receive discounted pricing on classes in the Studio Art School.

 


Make and Take Saturdays 

Special guided activities just for member families with kids ages 5-12. These activities are free and offered exclusively to members. Just RSVP in advance to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Each activity is limited to 12 participants. 

May 21 at 10:30am Design your own Rose Window: Design your own version of the famous stained glass rose windows from around the world!

 


Join Us for Preschool Art Classes

Every Wednesday!


 


April 20: Marbled Earth: Celebrate Earth Day with marbled shaving cream art
April 27: Pasta Mosaic: Colored pasta and air dry clay mosaics
 

PFAC offers guided art lessons for very beginning artists from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at no additional cost with the price of admission and free for members. Registration for each Wednesday's classes is required by the preceding Friday and walk-ins cannot be accommodated if the class is at capacity. RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Peninsula Fine Arts Center Honored in Coastal Virginia Magazine

The Peninsula Fine Arts Center received awards in four categories in Coastal Virginia Magazine's 2015 Best of the 757 Readers Choice Awards. PFAC received Best Art Gallery (Bronze), Best Nonprofit (Peninsula Gold), Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners (Peninsula Silver), and Best Museum (Peninsula Silver).