Martinsville, Virginia


September through November with Piedmont Arts

September through November with Piedmont Arts

Savory September: A Stroll Down Starling
Friday, September 10 • 6:30 pm

Celebrate the museum's 60th anniversary at this progressive dinner on Martinsville's "museum mile." The event will take place at One Starling and Piedmont Arts.

Piedmont Arts and One Starling were once the private homes of brothers Michael and Nicholas Schottland, founders of Virginia Mirror Company. Today, Piedmont Arts is a world-class art museum and One Starling is a fully-renovated bed and breakfast.

Event Schedule
6:30 – 8 pm
One Starling

Classical guitar by Larry Wilburn. Appetizers and cocktails by local chefs:

  • Lucy Coleman and Donna McGarry
  • Julie Wells and Phil Garrett
  • Holly Burton and Sarah Hodges

7:30 – 10 pm
Piedmont Arts

Oldies, beach music by Neal & Russell. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, desserts and cocktails by local chefs:

  • Brian Stanley
  • Robby Burton and Billy Kirby
  • Connie and Elliot Stone
  • Janet Ashby and Bob Tuggle
  • Beth Johnson and Flora Diehl

Savory September Raffle Prizes

  • Queen-size quilt by Virginia Foothills Quilters Guild
  • Dinner for four at Third Bay
  • Two paintings by Wanda Prillaman
  • Two tickets to Bus to Broadway: Hamilton
  • Rental at One Starling

Raffle tickets are $10 each or $50 for 6. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Piedmont Arts Board members or at the museum.

In the Galleries

On display through October 9

Leaves of the Tree

Narrative by Nature

Blues, Brews + Stews
Friday, October 1 • 6 pm • Art Garden

Bruswick stew, beer, wine

Live music by T.C. Carter Band

$20 General Admission

Latin Ballet of Virginia
Thursday, October 7 • 6:30 pm
$20 Adult
$10 Student

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

Brown v. Board of Education: Over 50 Years Later
Thursday, November 11 • 6:30 pm
$20 Adult
$10 Student


Kreate with Kolinski
Tuesday, August 31
6 – 8 pm

Painting Prodigies
Saturday, September 11
10 am – 12 pm

Chix with Stix
Tuesday, September 14
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Painting w/ Karen Conner
Thursday, September 16
1 – 4 pm

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