|Amherst Glebe Arts Response||
Edgar Allan Poe: Central Virginia’s Gothic Son Next Events
AMHERST GLEBE ARTS RESPONSE, INC. (AGAR)
in Collaboration with
Amherst County Recreation/Parks
Public Library, Public Schools Museum and Historical Society
13 AMHERST WORKS TO BE SHOWN AT POE MUSEUM, RICHMOND, FOR EDGAR ALLAN POE BIRTHDAY BASH!
Paintings and drawings created by Amherst Art Society members and young artists from Amherst County High School's Art II Class 'ILLUSTRATING POE" sessions taught by Poe Museum curator Chris Semtner and ACHS art teacher Maryellen Barron were exhibited on January 16, 2016 from noon to Midnight at The Poe Museum, 1914-16 East Main Street, Richmond VA <www.poemuseum.org>.
Amherst Art Society paintings have been returned to their owners, but the student works are still on display as of February 4th at the Poe Museum in the exhibits building.
These works were previously exhibited at the Amherst County Museum, Amherst County Public Library and Amherst County High Schools this fall.
The art projects funded in part by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the Amherst County Libraries, Friends of the Libraries and Schools Foundation.
IN 2016, EVERYTHING'S COMING UP SHAKESPEARE!
Steve Preston, Librarian for the Amherst County Public Libraries in Amherst and Madison Heights wants to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's Death in 2016 with numerous arts and humanities events over the entire January to December 2016 year, along with all the Libraries in Virginia. AGAR is on board for a number of these events, a list of which is now in formation.
AGAR's first event with a Shakespeare twist was Three Notch'd Road's "If Music Be the Food of Love" featuring actor Bill Kershner, chair of performing arts at Sweet Briar College and soprano Elena Mullins.
AGAR and the Library are currently collaborating with Shakespeare lovers all over the county to choose films on Shakespearean topics to be shown at the Library. Please share your own ideas with AGAR by writing to us at the "Contact us" section of this website or by calling 434-989-3215.
Amherst Music Series Next Events
THE LOVELY MAID OF THE MILL (Die schöne Müllerin), A Song Cycle by Franz Schubert