Archives for February 2017

Community Outreach Programs at Hampton VA

       On Tuesday February 21, teacher, author and visual artist Donna Iona Drozda facilitates a visual journal workshop, ‘Resilience and Reinvention’ for caregivers of veterans.  This is the second in a series of twelve monthly workshops presented by Tidewater Arts Outreach and funded by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation.  The foundation is interested in […]

10th Annual Sea Level Festival

Wow! We cannot believe it has been 10 years already, but it has. We are so excited for the 10th Annual Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival this year. The festival proper will be March 31 – April 1 at O’Connor Brewing and the Attucks Theatre. Our festival features an Emerging Artists songwriting competition (March 19 at […]

Therapeutic Drumming Works for PTSD, Parkinson’s, Stress and More

Tidewater Arts Outreach presents a unique therapeutic arts program at the Hampton VA – group drumming. On Saturday, February 25 at 1 pm, drum circle facilitator Arthur Lopez brings dozens of drums and percussion instruments of all sizes to the Hampton VA Domiciliary to engage veterans in the act of banging it all out.  Djembes, bongos, […]

Don’t Miss Your Chance To Enter The Emerging Artist Contest!

The window to enter our 2017 Emerging Artist Contest is almost closed. We will be accepting entries through February 17, 2017. This is a special opportunity for local artists to let your talent be heard as you will be presented the opportunity to open at this year’s 10th Annual Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival in April. […]

Elizabeth Dole Foundation Hidden Heroes Fund

Last month we were honored with a special grant from the Elizabeth Dole Foundation Hidden Heroes fund and that allowed us to host a night of therapeutic art-making in a workshop format for twelve “Hidden Heroes.” It was a fantastic workshop and we were honored to help these special people with a viable tool kit […]

Mardi Gras Masquerade, 8th Annual Instruments Of Art Auction

It’s not too late to get your ticket to our Mardi Gras Masquerade! We’re excited for this event as it is our 8th Annual Instruments of Art Auction. Instruments of Art is a rare evening of celebration and fundraising that features live music, libations and live and silent auctions showcasing original artwork by artists who have transformed used, […]