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Bower Center for the Arts

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309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
540-586-4235 www.bowercenter.org

February 2019

5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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Intro to Mosaics with Dotti Stone

February 19 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Feel the excitement of learning a centuries-old art form... and prepare to be addicted! Learn the basics of mosaic design, some of the different materials used, the tools used, how to cut glass and porcelain, and two direct methods of constructing a mosaic. Supply fee will cover the first two small projects. Instructor: Dotti Stone Dotti studied art at Richmond Professional Institute – ‘65, (now VCU), Richmond VA. Previously, a professional photographer and stained glass artist in Northern Virginia. Stone…

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Knitwits: Beginner Knitting Class

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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We will learn the basics of knitting and make a cozy pair of slippers. Once you learn to to cast on, knit and purl, there is no end to what you can make! Instructor: Suzanne Warner, a retired middle school teacher in Bedford. "I have been knitting since around age 10. Knitting helps me relax and deal with a crazy world!" Kids 10+ welcome when accompanied by an adult Registration is required

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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Hiroya Tsukamoto Concert

February 23 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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One-of-a-kind Internationally-Acclaimed Guitarist Offering Workshop and Concert at Bower Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 23 Japanese guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto takes the Bower Center stage for the second time, kicking off the center’s Concert Series, on February 23, 2019 at 7:30pm. Concert-goers in 2018 were blown away by Hiroya’s eclectic and immersive performance. His musical style is best described as “Cinematic Guitar Poetry” and its depth and intricacy captures the audience from the first chord, taking them on a…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto Workshop

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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One-of-a-kind Internationally-Acclaimed Guitarist Offering Workshop and Concert at Bower Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 23 Japanese guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto takes the Bower Center stage for the second time, kicking off the center’s Concert Series, on February 23, 2019 at 7:30pm. Concert-goers in 2018 were blown away by Hiroya’s eclectic and immersive performance. His musical style is best described as “Cinematic Guitar Poetry” and its depth and intricacy captures the audience from the first chord, taking them on a…

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Hiroyo Tsukamoto – Cinematic Guitar Poetry

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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$15

Eclectic, immersive and mesmerizing; International acclaimed guitarist and songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility. Doors open at 7pm Cash Bar **Guitarists: Don't miss Hiroya's Workshop the afternoon of the concert! Info & Registration at: https://www.hisawyer.com/bower-center-for-the-arts/schedules/activity/718365** Hiroya is a one-of-a-kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He began playing the five-string banjo when he was thirteen, and took up the guitar shortly after.…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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Intro to Pottery & Ceramics

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Learn and explore the wonderful world of clay! In this class we will use techniques such as coil, pinch and slab to create decorative and functional ware. Instruction will include treatment of clay in various stages of moisture, wedging, finishing techniques and glazing. There will be an introduction to wheel- throwing to form bowls, cups, bottles etc. The Instructor is Kim Clarke. "When asked to describe her own work, Clarke already has a perfected artist statement ready to go. “Tim…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

February 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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Intro to Mosaics with Dotti Stone

February 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Feel the excitement of learning a centuries-old art form... and prepare to be addicted! Learn the basics of mosaic design, some of the different materials used, the tools used, how to cut glass and porcelain, and two direct methods of constructing a mosaic. Supply fee will cover the first two small projects. Instructor: Dotti Stone Dotti studied art at Richmond Professional Institute – ‘65, (now VCU), Richmond VA. Previously, a professional photographer and stained glass artist in Northern Virginia. Stone…

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Knitwits: Beginner Knitting Class

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

We will learn the basics of knitting and make a cozy pair of slippers. Once you learn to to cast on, knit and purl, there is no end to what you can make! Instructor: Suzanne Warner, a retired middle school teacher in Bedford. "I have been knitting since around age 10. Knitting helps me relax and deal with a crazy world!" Kids 10+ welcome when accompanied by an adult Registration is required

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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March 2019

5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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Tai Chi: The Art of Gentle, Mindful Movement

March 6 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 10, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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6 Sessions with Instructor Scott Larsen Wednesdays 7:30am-8:20am (Tai Chi Qigong) 7:30am-8:50am (Tai Chi) March 6- April 10 Tai Chi Qigong: In this class, we will practice the Hunyuan Qigong (often shortened to Hunyuangong) movements of Hunyuan Tai Chi. This qigong method is rooted in the philosophy behind traditional Chinese medicine and consists of gentle, mindful movements which are practiced with iterative intention. Tai Chi: Come start your day with a gentle movement art. Originating from ancient Chinese philosophy, Tai…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

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5th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Annual judged non-theme exhibition to honor Bower Center's primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower Gallery admission is always free during open hours- Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Entry deadline for artists: January 19th 5 Judges: Artists in the Blue Tablecloth Society The Blue Tablecloth Society was originated by the well-known Virginia artist Ron Boehmer and functions as a critique instrument and professional barometer for its membership, which is limited to five. The goal is to examine work, learn from each piece, and…

Find out more »

Tai Chi: The Art of Gentle, Mindful Movement

March 13 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 10, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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6 Sessions with Instructor Scott Larsen Wednesdays 7:30am-8:20am (Tai Chi Qigong) 7:30am-8:50am (Tai Chi) March 6- April 10 Tai Chi Qigong: In this class, we will practice the Hunyuan Qigong (often shortened to Hunyuangong) movements of Hunyuan Tai Chi. This qigong method is rooted in the philosophy behind traditional Chinese medicine and consists of gentle, mindful movements which are practiced with iterative intention. Tai Chi: Come start your day with a gentle movement art. Originating from ancient Chinese philosophy, Tai…

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Feet of Fire: Children’s Dance Classes

March 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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6 weeks beginning March 19 Tuesdays 4:30-5:15pm (ages 5-7) 5:30-6:15pm (ages 8-10) Welcome to Feet of Fire Dance Class! This fun class will introduce students to a love of dance in a carefree way. The first session will be a 45 min class that will combine the basics of Ballet and Jazz, the children will be taught basic combinations at the beginning of the course, and towards the end we will work on a dance piece to show our families…

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Tai Chi: The Art of Gentle, Mindful Movement

March 20 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 10, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

6 Sessions with Instructor Scott Larsen Wednesdays 7:30am-8:20am (Tai Chi Qigong) 7:30am-8:50am (Tai Chi) March 6- April 10 Tai Chi Qigong: In this class, we will practice the Hunyuan Qigong (often shortened to Hunyuangong) movements of Hunyuan Tai Chi. This qigong method is rooted in the philosophy behind traditional Chinese medicine and consists of gentle, mindful movements which are practiced with iterative intention. Tai Chi: Come start your day with a gentle movement art. Originating from ancient Chinese philosophy, Tai…

Find out more »

Feet of Fire: Children’s Dance Classes

March 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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6 weeks beginning March 19 Tuesdays 4:30-5:15pm (ages 5-7) 5:30-6:15pm (ages 8-10) Welcome to Feet of Fire Dance Class! This fun class will introduce students to a love of dance in a carefree way. The first session will be a 45 min class that will combine the basics of Ballet and Jazz, the children will be taught basic combinations at the beginning of the course, and towards the end we will work on a dance piece to show our families…

Find out more »

Tai Chi: The Art of Gentle, Mindful Movement

March 27 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 10, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

6 Sessions with Instructor Scott Larsen Wednesdays 7:30am-8:20am (Tai Chi Qigong) 7:30am-8:50am (Tai Chi) March 6- April 10 Tai Chi Qigong: In this class, we will practice the Hunyuan Qigong (often shortened to Hunyuangong) movements of Hunyuan Tai Chi. This qigong method is rooted in the philosophy behind traditional Chinese medicine and consists of gentle, mindful movements which are practiced with iterative intention. Tai Chi: Come start your day with a gentle movement art. Originating from ancient Chinese philosophy, Tai…

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Popup Cabaret with LHS Cast of Annie

March 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Free and open to the public! Bower Center for the Arts is teaming up with Liberty High School Performing Arts to present a pop-up Cabaret featuring members of the cast and leadership team of Annie. Take some time on Sunday afternoon to enjoy a preview of the talent that will be showcased April 5-7th during LHS's production of Annie! Cash-only concessions available: all proceeds benefitting your community art center, Bower Center for the Arts. If your theatre group is interested…

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April 2019

Feet of Fire: Children’s Dance Classes

April 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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6 weeks beginning March 19 Tuesdays 4:30-5:15pm (ages 5-7) 5:30-6:15pm (ages 8-10) Welcome to Feet of Fire Dance Class! This fun class will introduce students to a love of dance in a carefree way. The first session will be a 45 min class that will combine the basics of Ballet and Jazz, the children will be taught basic combinations at the beginning of the course, and towards the end we will work on a dance piece to show our families…

Find out more »

Tai Chi: The Art of Gentle, Mindful Movement

April 3 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 10, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

6 Sessions with Instructor Scott Larsen Wednesdays 7:30am-8:20am (Tai Chi Qigong) 7:30am-8:50am (Tai Chi) March 6- April 10 Tai Chi Qigong: In this class, we will practice the Hunyuan Qigong (often shortened to Hunyuangong) movements of Hunyuan Tai Chi. This qigong method is rooted in the philosophy behind traditional Chinese medicine and consists of gentle, mindful movements which are practiced with iterative intention. Tai Chi: Come start your day with a gentle movement art. Originating from ancient Chinese philosophy, Tai…

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Gallery Talk with artist Helen Hubler

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Helen will be presenting gallery talks at Goose Creek Studio and Bower Center for the arts, each location exhibiting her collection, "Faces & Facades: a 50-year Retrospective" 2pm at Goose Creek Studio and 2:45 at Bower Center. The talks will be relevant to the works exhibited at each location. Join us for one or both! “Faces & Facades: A 50-Year Retrospective” is an exhibition of oil paintings and graphite drawings created by Helen Hubler, who has been painting and drawing…

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Feet of Fire: Children’s Dance Classes

April 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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6 weeks beginning March 19 Tuesdays 4:30-5:15pm (ages 5-7) 5:30-6:15pm (ages 8-10) Welcome to Feet of Fire Dance Class! This fun class will introduce students to a love of dance in a carefree way. The first session will be a 45 min class that will combine the basics of Ballet and Jazz, the children will be taught basic combinations at the beginning of the course, and towards the end we will work on a dance piece to show our families…

Find out more »

Tai Chi: The Art of Gentle, Mindful Movement

April 10 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 10, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
+ Google Map

6 Sessions with Instructor Scott Larsen Wednesdays 7:30am-8:20am (Tai Chi Qigong) 7:30am-8:50am (Tai Chi) March 6- April 10 Tai Chi Qigong: In this class, we will practice the Hunyuan Qigong (often shortened to Hunyuangong) movements of Hunyuan Tai Chi. This qigong method is rooted in the philosophy behind traditional Chinese medicine and consists of gentle, mindful movements which are practiced with iterative intention. Tai Chi: Come start your day with a gentle movement art. Originating from ancient Chinese philosophy, Tai…

Find out more »

Feet of Fire: Children’s Dance Classes

April 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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6 weeks beginning March 19 Tuesdays 4:30-5:15pm (ages 5-7) 5:30-6:15pm (ages 8-10) Welcome to Feet of Fire Dance Class! This fun class will introduce students to a love of dance in a carefree way. The first session will be a 45 min class that will combine the basics of Ballet and Jazz, the children will be taught basic combinations at the beginning of the course, and towards the end we will work on a dance piece to show our families…

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Open Mic!

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 19, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Open Mic in the beautiful Braaten Gallery of the Bower Center in Bedford, every 3rd Thursday of the month, from 7-9 pm.

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Feet of Fire: Children’s Dance Classes

April 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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6 weeks beginning March 19 Tuesdays 4:30-5:15pm (ages 5-7) 5:30-6:15pm (ages 8-10) Welcome to Feet of Fire Dance Class! This fun class will introduce students to a love of dance in a carefree way. The first session will be a 45 min class that will combine the basics of Ballet and Jazz, the children will be taught basic combinations at the beginning of the course, and towards the end we will work on a dance piece to show our families…

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JoJo Stockton & Solacoustix in Concert

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Bower Center Concert Series Led by guitarist/ blues artist JoJo Stockton, Solacoustix never leaves a venue wanting. Leaving it all on the floor, hitting almost every genre you can imagine by way of crazy, high energy mash-ups. You'll hear everything from top 40, pop, old school, R&B, Americana, blues, rock, jazz, & country, and that's just the first song!! Lead singer Stuart Brown (aka the human jukebox) known for his creativity, unique scatting style and soulful voice will entertain you…

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May 2019

Makers Market

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Shop local handmade goods with a mimosa and brunch in-hand at Bower Center for the Arts! Saturday, May 4, 10am-3pm Admission is free Featuring live music and chances to win a gift basket and door prizes, just in time for Mother's Day! Free facepainting for kids Drop (the kids!) and shop! Return of the Kids' Maker Space admission is $5/child for 30 minutes Children ages 5+ are invited to create a special gift for moms and anyone in their life…

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Open Mic!

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 19, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Open Mic in the beautiful Braaten Gallery of the Bower Center in Bedford, every 3rd Thursday of the month, from 7-9 pm.

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Mountain Highway

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Bower Community Concert Series Sunday, May 19, 4pm Tickets, $10: available at the door and at bowercenter.org Mountain Highway is an authentic young family band steeped in the traditional bluegrass and gospel music that was originally made famous by icons like Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, and Ralph Stanley. The band is comprised of four sibling singers who play banjo, fiddle, mandolin, and guitar, with their father playing upright bass. The teens are often heralded for their tight family harmony.…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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June 2019

This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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Open Mic!

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 19, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Open Mic in the beautiful Braaten Gallery of the Bower Center in Bedford, every 3rd Thursday of the month, from 7-9 pm.

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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This Is Our Service: America’s Veterans Make Art

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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This invitational contemporary art exhibit acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of vets from all American military conflicts staged on battlefields the world over. As part of the celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Bower Center for the Arts presents artwork that showcases a select group of local and regional artists who are also veterans of the US armed forces. Special open hours for Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 26 from 11AM to 4PM Sunday, May 26 from 1 to…

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July 2019

Bedford International Film Festival – Screenings

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Bedford International Film Festival - Screenings Partial proceeds from ticket sales are partially contributed to the Roanoke V.A., Lupus Society Lynchburg, and local artists/filmmakers. Partial proceeds from Concessions will be donated back to the Center. Tickets may be purchased at bcifilmfest@gmail.com. $5 for shorts and $10 for features and documentaries. http://bedfordfilmfest.org/screening-information/  

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NiteKAP in Concert: Eclectic American Folk

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Presenting NiteKAP in concert: Bedford trio of musicians Ken Horne, Allison Johnson, and Paul Brockman perform an eclectic mix of American folk music spanning several centuries and many genres. From contemporary Americana to sixteenth-century Childe ballads, from classic blues to country music standards (and some that ought to be), NiteKAP offers a wide variety of musical styles and arrangements. Allisons' sparkling lead vocals and intricate harmonies blend perfectly with Ken's rich baritone leads and Paul’s tenor accompaniment. Accompanied by Ken…

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Open Mic!

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 19, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Open Mic in the beautiful Braaten Gallery of the Bower Center in Bedford, every 3rd Thursday of the month, from 7-9 pm.

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

July 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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August 2019

Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Open Mic!

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 19, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Open Mic in the beautiful Braaten Gallery of the Bower Center in Bedford, every 3rd Thursday of the month, from 7-9 pm.

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Exhibit: National Juried Fiber Arts

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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Gallery admission is always free Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Artist Entry Deadline: May 1 https://www.bowercenter.org/2019fiberarts Enjoy a variety of fiber art by artists nationally- including but not limited to quilting, embroidery, macrame knitting, knotting, thread painting and more. Wall-hung fine art, sculptural, wearable, decorative and more- don't miss this exciting National exhibit at Bower Center for the Arts. Juror/Judge: Jill Jensen, jilljensenart.com Awards Reception: 2nd Friday in Bedford, July 12 5-8pm

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Hand Lettering 101 Workshop

August 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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$50 + $15 cash materials fee due instructor day of workshop Ages 15+ Register by Monday, August 12! If hand lettering has ever caught your eye and piqued your interest, but you just weren't sure where to start, then this workshop is for you! Come for the afternoon and learn the basics of this soothing and beautiful art form. We'll talk about tools of the trade, learn the lettering alphabet, and I'll even point out some masters of the craft…

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