NEWS

Category: Art


Artist Daniel Robbins embraces history and the spirituality of the water and the Richmonder combined both to win Best in Show at the Gloucester Arts Festival, which was announced at the Plein Air Art Gala held at the private estate Sussex on the York River on June 11. Judge Larry Moore presented the top award … Continue reading “Virginia Beach Native Earns Best in Show at Gloucester Arts Festival”


Artist Steve Prince will join artists in brightening the downtown sidewalks of Gloucester on Saturday, June 12, during the Gloucester Arts Festival’s Paint Main 2.0 event. While Plein Air festival painters compete in a fast-paced paint-out creating works of art on easels, Prince will work his magic with chalk, starting shortly after 10 a.m. As … Continue reading “Join Muscarelle Artist-In-Residence Steve Prince for Chalk Art Creation on June 12 on Gloucester Main Street”


It’s almost time to enjoy the month-long Gloucester Arts Festival that celebrates the art and the beauty of one of Virginia’s most picturesque coastal towns. Many of the festivities are free, including a sculpture unveiling along Gloucester Main Street on Thursday, June 3, the inaugural event of the 2021 festival. Join New Yorker Jay Lagemann, … Continue reading “Your Guide to What’s Free at the Gloucester Arts Festival”


The Cook Foundation and the Gloucester Arts Festival is pleased to announce that the Symphony Under the Stars free family concert will return this year but in a different location. The free family concert will take place at Woodville Park on Saturday, June 5 at 8 p.m. The concert will feature the Virginia Symphony Orchestra … Continue reading “Symphony Under the Stars FREE Family Concert in Gloucester Hosted in New Location in 2021”


Reserve your tickets now for two special Meet the Artists events that are coming up next month as part of the 2021 Gloucester Arts Festival. The monthlong celebration that kicks off on June 3 with a sculpture unveiling in Gloucester Village includes multiple free offerings, but tickets are needed for Cocktails in the Garden on … Continue reading “Get Your Tix to Meet the Artists Events at Upcoming Gloucester Arts Festival”


Everybody knows Yolanda’s in Gloucester Village, whether for its distinctive made-in-the-USA apparel or thanks to the unique gallery that showcases the work of local artists. The women’s clothing store has been a staple at 6658 Main Street for years, occupying what was once Twice Told Tales bookstore. Owner Yolanda Teschner moved to Gloucester in 1983 … Continue reading “Art and Fashion Go Together at Yolanda’s”


Don’t just save one date this June. Save the entire month. The Gloucester Arts Festival will return to rural coastal Virginia for its fifth year, kicking off June 3, 2021 with an unveiling of sculptures on Main Street and culminating with a U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Band concert. Throughout the month, guests can watch as … Continue reading “Gloucester Arts Festival Set for June 2021”


Join The Cook Foundation Sunday, October 25, 2020 from 3 to 5 p.m. on Gloucester Main Street for a dedication and celebration of the recently completed mural honoring the life and legacy of TC Walker. Commissioned by The Cook Foundation and painted by Michael Rosato, the mural tells the story of TC Walker himself and … Continue reading “TC Walker Mural Dedication and Celebration”


Join Arts on Main Artist in Residence Michael Rosato, who recently completed the newest Cook Foundation mural on Main Street, for a muralist talk on “The Transformative Power of Public Art.” This free event will take place at Arts on Main Sunday, October 25, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Rosato has created murals in 22 … Continue reading “Arts on Main to Host Free Event on “The Transformative Power of Public Art””


The large white washed wall of the stone building next to the old Texaco station on Gloucester Main Street will transform from its current state as a blank canvas and into a mural honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of T.C. Walker, The Cook Foundation announced this week. The mural, commissioned by The Cook … Continue reading “Mural Celebrating the Legacy of T.C. Walker Commences on Gloucester Main Street”


UPCOMING EVENTS