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MAY

  • Art Start: Black & White Prints
    May 27 • 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free with Adult Admission.
    Inspired by the story "Flashlight," we'll make black and white prints! Art Start offers weekly preschool art activities at no additional cost beyond admission. RSVP is requested to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (757) 596-8175.

JUNE

  • Art Start: Concentric Circles
    June 3 • 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free with Adult Admission.
    We'll learn about the artist Vassily Kandinsky and use cups and lids to make concentric circles just like he did. Art Start offers weekly preschool art activities at no additional cost beyond admission. RSVP is requested to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (757) 596-8175.
  • Free Weekend
    June 6-7 • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. FREE
    Admission to PFAC is free for all on the first weekend of every month, thanks to the generosity of the Noland Memorial Foundation. View "The Original Art," celebrating the fine art of children's book illustration, and "Prefaces," the best of the region's high school art.
  • Community Day
    June 6 • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE
    Join us for a free family friendly celebration of our exhibition, "The Original Art"! We'll have a special reading by local author Kim Norman, author of "Crocodaddy." Explore the exhibit, then create your own illustrations and crafts inspired by the art. From 2-3 p.m., enjoy a reception for new artworks from Walt Taylor and toothpick sculptures from Bob Morehead. Admission is free; art projects are $2 for nonmembers.
  • Art Start: Penguin Collage
    June 10 • 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free with Adult Admission.
    After we read "Flora the Penguin," we'll make our own penguin collage! Art Start offers weekly preschool art activities at no additional cost beyond admission. RSVP is requested to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (757) 596-8175.
  • Art + Words
    June 11 • 6 p.m. FREE
    Area poetry lovers are invited to share their original works or old favorites at this free event, offered on the second Thursday of every month.
  • Art Start: Father's Day Portraits
    June 10 • 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free with Adult Admission.
    We'll be celebrating dads and grandpas by drawing their portraits and making paper neckties. Art Start offers weekly preschool art activities at no additional cost beyond admission. RSVP is requested to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (757) 596-8175.
  • ArtVentures Summer Kickoff Party
    June 18 • 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. FREE
    School's out for summer! Bring the whole family out to PFAC for a fun night out, featuring live entertainment by Rainbow Puppets, games, live sketching by artist Walt Taylor and food for purchase from Pizza Bella Vista food truck. We'll also be previewing some of the art activities that will be featured in our Summer ArtVentures camps! Admission is free.