Martinsville, Virginia


November & December 2022 at Piedmont Arts

November & December 2022 at Piedmont Arts

A Beautifully Broken Virginia: Art Talk with John Plashal
Thursday, November 17 • 6:30 pm Reception • 7 pm Talk

Experience a unique photographic journey through the beautifully decaying rural places within our state. Photographer John Plashal has commemorated these abandoned gems by capturing their beauty and delivering them in a presentation full of powerful imagery and emotional stories. Experience the unseen side of Virginia through photographs of houses, churches, schools, asylums, diners and secret societies that have been frozen in time.

$20 suggested donation

Sponsored by King's Grant • A Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Statewide Program

In the Galleries
On view through January 14

  • The Art of the Quilt: Unity
  • A Stitch in Time: Cross Stitch by Marilyn Vaughn
  • Virginia Foothills Quilters Guild

Sponsored by Bunco Babes, Nancy Baker, Susan Critz, Jerri and Joe DeVault, Sandra Ford, Olivia and Pres Garrett, Libby Kormos, Anne and Gene Madonia, Susan and David Morris, Betty Lou and Ron Pigg, John and Deborah Schupp, Virginia Foothills Quilters Guild and Lynwood Artists

Christmas Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 1 • 4 – 6 pm • Art Garden

  • MHS Jazz Band
  • First Baptist Church Choir
  • Gale Buck: Storytelling Santa
  • Hot chocolate + crafts
  • Admission Free

Sponsored by State Farm - Chip Wyatt and Press Glass

Roanoke Symphony Holiday Pops Spectacular
Sunday, December 4 • 3 pm • MHS

  • $20 General Admission
  • $25 Reserved Seating
  • $5 Student

This performance is partially supported by funding from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts


Bob Ross Class
November 10
9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Wee Create!
November 15
3 – 5 pm

Fall Barn Quilt
November 17
6 – 9 pm

Chix with Stix
November 22
10:30 am – 12:30 pm


Mark your calendar for Giving Tuesday
Join the global community in giving back on November 29

When you support Piedmont Arts on GivingTuesday—or any day—you help bring quality visual arts, performing arts and arts education programs to Martinsville-Henry County. With your support the museum can do SO. MUCH. MORE.