Museum and Gallery Walk this weekend

The Arts Council of the Valley is pleased to announce the fall 2009 Museum and Gallery Walk, a biannual event that brings downtown Harrisonburg to life with art, music, dance, and more! This event begins the First Fridays Downtown season in April and concludes the season in October. The event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, and everyone is invited. 

The Museum and Gallery Walk will provide the community with a number of opportunities to experience the arts downtown such as:

Arts Council of the Valley, Smith House, 311 S. Main St.
Robert Strini, Mixed Media and Sculpture

Sukjin Choi, Installation in the Smith House Sculpture Court.

Roving performance of the Shenandoah Valley Pipe Band

Court Square Theater, 61 Graham St.
Presenting the Latino Film Festival, October 2, 7 p.m.
Film: Gigante (Uruguay) [NR]
Festival continues through Oct. 4!

The Virginia Quilt Museum, 301 S. Main St.
Material Images from Southwest Virginia Quilt Artists

The Hardesty-Higgins House, 212 S. Main St.
Members of the Textile Guild, Fiber Arts

Historic Walking Tours by the Historical Society, $5
Departs from the Hardesty-Higgins House, 6 p.m.

Asbury United Methodist Church, 205 S. Main St.

Judy Burkholder Espinosa, Paintings

Harrisonburg League of Therapists, 312 S. Main St.
A Mixed-Media Group Exhibition by Staff Therapists
Drumming Circle, Rhythm Playground, 5:30-7 p.m.

The Yellow Button, 191 S. Main St.
Brandy Sumers, Mixed-Media Paintings
Danny Dolinger, Guitar

Massanutten Regional Library, 174 S. Main St.
POEtry Night, Public Readings Celebrating the Poetry of Edgar Allen Poe
Dancing with Karen (Massanutten Regional Library Courtyard), Swing and Tango

Linda S. Hoover, CFP, Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial, 165 S. Main St., # E (exhibitions in Denton Park)
Barbara Polin, Solace Studios: Fine Handcrafts, Marbled Artwear, and Unique Gifts
Kyle Anne Burton, Photography
Contemporary folk music by Bill and Lorain Harouff

You Made It Pottery, 163 S. Main St.
Larry Gill, Glass Works

ACV’s Satellite Gallery Initiative, 108 S. Main St.
A Storefront Mixed-Media Installation by Cyndi Gusler and EMU art students

OASIS Gallery, 103 S. Main St.
Fred Katz, Digital Photography
The Big Draw, A Community Work of Art

The Gaines Group, PLC, architecture + design, 107 S. Main St., Ste 2
Architectural Drawings and Paintings by Charles Hendricks, Andrew Stronge, and Bob Anderson

150 Franklin Street Gallery
June Jordan, Paintings

Clementine Café, 153 S. Main St.
A Mixed-Media Exhibition by Members of Kappa Pi (JMU Honors Art Fraternity),
Featured Artists: Jennifer Harris, Jeremy Cohen, Kaitlin Mannarino, Karla Stiebel, Kathleen McConnell, Kristi Clemons, Lindsey Perrault, Stephen Long, Victoria Adams-Kotsch, Wendy Granger, Julie King, Paula D.

Madison Interiors, 181 S. Main St.
Unique Interior Ideas and Exhibitions

Laughing Dog, 82 S. Main St.
Nick Townsend of OreJen Design, Hand-Forged Copper and Mixed Metal Jewelry

Old Dominion Coffee, 2 N. Main St.
Mona Gil, Photography; Jenny Swab, Paintings
Live Jazz, 8 p.m.

Block Party in the Burg, Court Square
Battle of the Bands

Artful Dodger, 47 Court Square
Skatan Worshippers: The Aesthetics of Skateboard Culture
Elwood Madison, Mixed Media

Downtown Wine and Gourmet, 41 Court Square, Suite C
Wine Tastings

Cally’s Restaurant and Brewery, 41 Court Square, Suite A
Oktober Fest, German Beer Tastings

August Enterprise/T.J.’s Demagraphics, 91 N. Main
Greg Ballou and James August Warsing, Jr., Paintings and Sculpture

Blue Nile Ethiopian Cuisine, 181 N. Main St.
Andy Connor, Drawings, Prints, and Paintings

Zion Gate Center for Positive Living, 16 Newman Ave.
Recording Studio for Music in the Burg


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