April 1st, 2018

27th Annual Spotlight on Students Exhibit

March is Youth Arts Month! Come visit our gallery for our 27th Annual Spotlight on Students featuring works by students K-12. Join us Thursday, March 15 from 4pm to 6 pm at our Student Open House. Exhibit Dates: March 8-April 21. Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Here’s a sneak peek!!

Annual Dinner & Arts Citizen of the Year Award
Fred & Christine Andreae
April 12, 2018
Reservations Requested by April 6

Blue Ridge Arts Council will honor Fred and Christine Andreae as their Arts Citizens of the Year at the 15th Annual Dinner Roast on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal. Fred is architect and his firm has completed over 400 projects, mostly in Warren and surrounding counties. Christine is a writer and artist, and has published four crime novels and several memoirs; her art features work in botanical drawings and woodcuts. Fred and Christine are both involved in the community with numerous public service endeavors and organizations, and are passionate in the cause of land preservation and environmental advocacy.

The evening features the arts council’s annual business meeting and a light-hearted “roast” of outstanding member of the community who have exhibited dedication, vision and commitment to the arts.

Doug Stanley and Pam McInnis will serve as emcees for the evening, which will include remarks from several invited speakers. The evening begins at 6:30pm with a social, followed by dinner and program at 7:00pm.

Reservations for dinner and program are $60 per person and can be made by calling the arts council at 540.635.9909, or purchased online at https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/Brac-15th-Annual-Dinner-26623. Sponsorships are also available at the $600 and $1,000 level (tables of 8).

Blue Ridge Arts Council is a 30-year old community arts organization and the proceeds of this event will benefit the ongoing arts and cultural programming of the council.