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Exhibit: Old Hopewell Images from the LHGC

Visit Old Hopewell and celebrate its 100th anniversary  courtesy of two postcard collections recently donated to the Local History and Genealogical Collection at the Hopewell Library.  The postcards and other images were donated by Mrs. Rae Blaha and by Del and Thomas Williams. This exhibit and will be on display through the summer on the first floor of the Hopewell Library....

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Exhibit: “Visions of Change and Renewal” at Hopewell and Prince George

In her two-part exhibit, photographer Sharon Heyward connects the adversity and perseverance old buildings reveal to that of her own experience as an African American growing up in Newark, NJ. Ms. Heyward currently resides in Hopewell. Each part of this exhibit will be on display February 1 through February 27 in two locations: Hopewell - “A Dream Deferred: Visions Of Change...

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Exhibition: “Spirit in Stone” at Hopewell and Prince George

tintype: A photographic process in which the negative image is produced on a thin coated plate of iron, which is why they are also known as ferrotypes. There is actually no tin involved. Tintypes first appeared in 1854. cyanotype - A very direct photographic process resulting in monochromatic images in tints and tones of blue. It first appeared in 1842....

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Exhibition: “Life in Color” at Dinwiddie Library
Also Showing In Hopewell and Prince George

Visit the library from July 3 through August 6 for "Life in Color," an exhibit of paintings in bright summer colors. Artist Freda Thomas paints her scenes both from a beach vacation and from home (Dinwiddie, Virginia) in equally tropical, sunny colors. The paintings evoke a feeling of the first day of summer vacation. This exhibit is showing mainly in...

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Exhibition: “Life in Wood” by Vita Wall Davenport

Images from nature, recreated in the natural medium of wood, compose the exhibit Life in Wood, on display at the Hopewell Library from May 1 through June 27. A portion of this exhibit is also on view at the Dinwiddie Library and Prince George County Library. Vita Wall Davenport, a resident of DeWitt, Virginia, uses pyrography to produce her uncommon art....

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Harvest Exhibit in All Locations

Harvest  brings this summer's exhibits to new locations throughout ARLS. Visit this exhibit in all of our branches this August. Locations are hosting the following artworks: Burrowsville: Robert E.Lee by Laci Brockwell Carson: Tiger Lilies by Laci Brockwell Dinwiddie: Tiki Head by Laci Brockwell; Manana Island by Patricia Munford Disputanta: Peanut Digger by Brad Hale Hopewell: Home Life by Rebecca Rose McKenney:  Hibiscus by Laci Brockwell Prince George: Cooling Waters by Patricia Munford Rohoic:  Sun and Moon by...

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Summer Art Series: Local Color

Recent Dinwiddie High School graduate Laci Brockwell is currently exhibiting at the Dinwiddie Library. Ms. Brockwell uses primarily vividly colored oil pastels, and her work brings a tropical summer touch to the library. Stop in and visit the "Local Color" exhibit during normal open library hours during the month of July.

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Summer Art Series: Home Life

    The Summer Art Exhibit Series begins with Rebecca Rose's "Home Life" at the Prince George Library.  Starting June 25th, you may visit the exhibit during library open hours. This exhibit will run currently with exhibits in Hopewell and Dinwiddie libraries.All exhibits will conclude by July 26th.   Rebecca Rose currently  resides in Prince George on property acquired by...

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Summer Art Exhibition: Cooling Waters

  Patricia Munford retired from federal civil service and enrolled in a pastel drawing class in September 2012. “I thought I was going to pursue macro photography in retirement. (I) didn’t know what kind of camera I wanted. While I was working out that conundrum I decided to try this pastel studio class. After the first class I was in...

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@ Prince George: “Still Life” April 28 – May 16, 2014

“Still Life” is an exhibit of oil on canvas paintings by local artist Rebecca Rose featuring animals from field and home. The subjects reflect this season of outdoor life and farmer’s markets, but curiously caught at rest. The term “still life” usually refers to images of objects that are neither living nor moving; for this exhibit it describes the quiet...

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