NORFOLK VISUAL ARTS WEEK October 8-16, 2016
Visit Norfolk, VA October 8-16th as we celebrate Visual Arts Week.
Look for visual art events at the following locations. If you have information about specific events planned for the week, or if you want to share your favorite way to experience the visual arts in Norfolk, post to the Norfolk Visual Arts Week Facebook page! or email email@example.com / call 757.664.6854.
WHERE TO GO:
SAVE THE DATE: 10/10 @10am to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Norfolk Public Art Program!
October 8th 9-11am Photo walk with local photographer, David Sullivan of the Slover Library! Bring your camera or Iphone and take a 2 hour walk downtown. All levels of photography are welcome to join. We’ll have a special location to upload your photos for sharing. Be sure to hastag #norfolkpublicart or #artsorf when posting!
October 8th Crafted Indie Art and Craft Market at O’Connors~over 50 of the best and brightest, juried selected artists, crafters, designers and makers from VA and beyond.
Watch for a Popblossom exhibit at the Slover Library in the weeks prior.
October 8th Slover Library Orgami Yoda Crafts 1:30-3:30pm Room 290
October 9th and 10th Front Porch Art Walk Colonial Place/Riverview
October 9th Riverview Village Days (occurs every 2nd & 4th Sunday)
October 10th Van Wyck Library Duct Tape Treasures at 3pm
October 11th @7pm Norfolk Drawing Group meets at Hamm Fine Arts Building, Norfolk State University
October 12th Jordan-Newby Branch Library Rock Party – Book cover redesign at 3pm
October 15 Public Art Ride - Grab your bicycle and take a self-guided tour around downtown. There will be a map of places to go for pick up at MacArthur Square by the MetalMatisse sculpture. There’ll be special things to see between 10am-2pm at many locations but we encourage you to grab a map and take the tour any time! Here are the best routes to bike in general.
October 15th & 16th Stockley Garden Art Festival
October 15th Slover Library Glow-In-The-Dark Party & Crafts 2:00pm Room 290
Starving Artists Café Paint and Sip night!
d’Art @Duke~ 740 Duke Street
Kellam Galleries 130 W. Olney
OKAY Spark Gallery 801 Boush Street
Look for Glass Gardens popping up around town
James Wise Gallery at Norfolk State University
Work/Release 759 Granby Street
Kroc Center 1401 Ballentine Blvd.
Corner Gallery 4400 Colley Ave.
Village Mermaid 3900 Granby St.
Kennedy Gallery at One Eleven Art & Foundation Pennsylvania Ave.
Transit Gallery HRT Building at E. 18th St.
Thank You Gallery 450 W. 24th St.
Gallery 21 115 W. 21st Street
OKAY Spark Gallery 801 Boush Street
Neil Britton Gallery at Va. Wesleyan
Granby Street Gallery 112 Granby St
GlassWheel Studio 128 W. Olney
HIVE Gallery 814 Granby St. in the NEON District
Local Heroes 1905 Colonial Ave.
The Art Works Gallery & Frame Shop 321 W Bute St.
Analogue Art & Trade 619 Colonial Ave.
Harbor Gallery 1508 Colley Ave
The Gallery at East Beach 9559 Shore Drive
Glass Porch Gallery at the Big Yellow House in Chelsea!
Norfolk Collegiate Meredith Center for the Arts 7336 Granby St.
Norfolk Academy Perrel Art Gallery 1585 Wesleyan Dr.
Serendip 2112 Debree Ave.
Gallery 410 on Granby 3824 Granby St.
Studio CoLab 810 Granby St.
Macarthur Memorial 198 Bank St.
Tidewater Arts Outreach 809 Brandon Ave.
Hunter House Victorian Museum 240 W. Freemason
Bridget’s Colley Ave.
Kitsch Shirley Ave.
Nest 208 E. Plume St.
A Latte’ on Granby St. (rotating exhibitions)
Elliot’s Fairgrounds 806 Baldwin Ave.
Zeke’s Beans and Bowls 800 Granby St.
Java Surf MacArthur Square 223 E. City Hall Ave #101
Stella’s 1907 Colonial Ave
Cure Coffee House and Brasserie – 503 Botetourt St.
Mrs. Pinkadot 1914 Granby St.
All Out Tattoo 1540 Azalea Garden Road
Prince Ink 433 Granby St.
The Looking Glass Artisan Boutique 5685 E. Va. Beach Blvd.
Pinots Palette 240 W. 21st St.
Otzi Tatoo 1130 Bossevain Ave.
Two ways to celebrate the Visual Arts Every October:
October is National Arts and Humanities Month!
October 25th is International Artists Day!