Make magical memories at this enchanted night of music and dancing for little princesses and their trusted adults. DJ What will spin kid-friendly tunes, and guests can create fun crafts and enjoy light snacks. Free photo booth by Rick Dawson Photography.
Sponsored by Carter Bank & Trust
Take part in the museum’s annual celebration of African American artists, performers and writers. The event will feature a drumming workshop, storytime, crafts and a performance by Kuumba Dance Ensemble, Inc.Admission Free
Sponsored by MHC Chamber of Commerce, Draper Flower & Gifts, Campbell Family Group, American National Bank, Martinsville Smiles, Burr Fox Specialized Woodworking, Inc., Sovah, Triangle Electric, King's Grant, VisitMartinsville, Stateline Heart and Vascular Health, Inc., Blue Ridge Bank, State Farm - Chip Wyatt
Piedmont Arts' fabulous fundraiser returns with a fresh slate of local celebrities dancing in support of the arts in Martinsville-Henry County. The contest features eight teams competing to win the most votes, the highest score from the judges and a set of gorgeous mirror ball trophies handcrafted by local artist Terry Mitchell.
|Jennifer Bowles + Justin Chandler||Stacey Davis|
|Rebecca Crabtree + Gerald Kidd||Jane Leizer|
|Kathy Deacon + Jim Wilson||Stacey Davis|
|Brooke Holyfield-Quirk + Brian Williams||Catherine Rodenbough|
|Marlana Lackey + Ian Hogg||Stacey Davis|
|Demi Chapman + Hasan Davis||Catherine Rodenbough|
|Joyce Staples + Josh Bires-Grodensky||Shannon Hornsby|
|Sandy Strayer + Taylor Shank||Jane Leizer|
Your votes ($1 = 1 vote) benefit your favorite teams and raise money to support Piedmont Arts programming in Martinsville-Henry County. Each team's final score is made up of a combination of your votes and the judges’ scores. The team with the highest final score wins the grand prize.
To double your votes ($1 = 2 votes) and make those dollars really count, you can apply your total donation toward a Piedmont Arts membership. A $40 minimum is required for this option.
Sponsored by Carter Bank & Trust
Enjoy crafts, snacks and tours of VMFA on the Road, traveling art museum from Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, that brings art to remote corners of Virginia by way of the museum's Statewide Partners program.
Tour A View from Home: Landscapes of Virginia, featuring paintings, photographs, woodblock prints and engravings from the VMFA's permanent collection representing various styles and periods. Featured artists include Adele Clark, Hullihen Williams Moore, George H. Benjamin Johnson, Miwako Nishizawa, and others. A View from Home takes the place of VMFA on the Road’s first exhibition, How Far Can Creativity Take You: VMFA Fellowship Artists, which included works by Sally Mann, Cy Twombly, Dennis Winston and others.
Complimentary crafts and snacks. All ages are welcome.Admission Free
Fiddlin' Earl White has been a mainstay in the old-time, folk and dance community for more 45 years. An original and founding member of the famed Green Grass Cloggers, he is one of few Black Americans preserving and playing Appalachian old-time string band music, which was an intricate part of Black communities and formed the foundation of American music of today. Earl White is well known for his extensive repertoire of tunes, and his heartfelt, syncopated, driving style. He has played in numerous old time string bands, and he currently leads the Earl White String Band, featuring Mark Olitsky (banjo), Adrienne Davis (guitar) and Joseph Desjarnette (bass).
Reception at 6:30 pm. Performance at 7 pm.
Sponsored by Carter Bank & Trust. This performance is partially supported by funding from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Celebrate Earth Day at this fun Family Day for all ages. Create crafts using recycled materials. Complimentary snacks.Admission Free
Kick back in the Art Garden at Piedmont Arts' annual Garden Party. After Jack will perform hot folk from the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This all-female trio performs music from, and inspired by, the rich musical traditions of the region. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. No outside food or drinks.
Enjoy happy hour with a self-guided tour of museum's current exhibits, along with an Ekphrastic Poetry Open Mic led by Poetry Society of Virginia. Complimentary drinks and light snacks provided by the Piedmont Arts Guild.
RSVP here by May 4, 2022.Admission Free
For nearly eighty years, the USAF Heritage of America Concert Band has entertained, educated and inspired millions across the east coast. The band has performed at thousands of high-profile community outreach and military events, produced over 55 highly-acclaimed recordings and collaborated with many world-renowned artists. The band is often featured on television, radio and social media, conveying the Air Force core values of integrity, service and excellence.
The Concert Band is comprised of 45 professional Airmen who captivate audiences by telling the Air Force story, and also performing numerous renditions of great symphonic classics, marches, Broadway hits, jazz standards, movie music and patriotic favorites. In addition to performing standard repertoire, the Band is also a champion of new music, embodying the spirit of innovation that is inherent in today’s Air Force.
Through the universal language of music, we HONOR all who have nobly served in the United States Armed Forces past and present - both at home and around the world. We INSPIRE Americans by displaying the highest level of professionalism, military precision, artistry and excellence. We RECRUIT our nation's best and brightest, spotlighting the vast opportunities available in the Armed Forces. Finally, we CONNECT with audiences by building lasting community partnerships, instilling pride and patriotism in all those who see us, and demonstrating American values to the world.
HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.
With book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography. It has won Tony®, Grammy®, and Olivier Awards, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and an unprecedented special citation from the Kennedy Center Honors.
Limited tickets available. Guests may bring food and beverages to enjoy on the bus. Boxed dinners available for purchase for $10 (pre-sale only). Bus leaves Piedmont Arts at 5 pm for a 7:30 pm performance at Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham, NC.
Special Notice from DPAC: As required by this touring Broadway show, DPAC guests and staff, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a face cover.