Art speaks where words are unable to explain. All across the Middle Peninsula, artists are celebrated for their works in galleries, boutiques, art shows and festivals. Want to design your own art crawl when you come to meet us in the MIDDLE? Explore some of the art and cultural destinations throughout this region below.
Not only is Arts on Main an excellent art gallery located right on Main Street, it is also the host of numerous art classes ranging from drawing and sketching to working with oil paints and more. For those more artistically inclined than others, Art on Main also offers a residency program which can be found on their website.
Community arts center where you can work, teach, volunteer and more!
The Poddery’s showroom is filled with functional pottery, decorative tiles, sculptural wall pieces, drawer pulls, bird houses and Chesapeake Bay Wildlife themed pottery. All of our functional pottery is Microwave, Dishwasher and Oven Safe. Weekly kiln firings constantly produce new work for the Podd’s extensive showroom.
Queens Creek Studios is part of the Made in Mathews Open Studio Tour and the Virginia Artist Trail. I welcome visitors to my Studio & Gallery year round. Just call for an appointment.
The Essex County Museum, founded in 1996, and the Essex County Historical Society joined forces in 2006 to celebrate the heritage of the town, county, river and its people. Exhibits include pre-historic through modern displays of life in Essex.
Tappahannock Art Gallery is your local center for art in the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck. A cooperative gallery of the Tappahannock Artists’ Guild.
The COVID-19 crisis sweeping the world has wrought unprecedented challenges to the businesses on the Middle Peninsula. But you know what Middle Peninsula businesses have a seemingly never-ending supply of?…