“Second Saturday” – August 12 on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail

All across Rappahannock County, Artisan Trail sites are featuring a diverse collection of special events, art classes, exclusive open studio experiences, and gallery openings!

Click each site’s link below to navigate via their online map or for more information on their activities year ‘round. And, be sure to pick up one of our Artisan Trail map/brochures the minute you hit the county!

Click here to plan your visit using our online Artisan Trail Map

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Here’s what you’ll find on Saturday, August 12, 2017:

 (The featured trail sites below are listed in alphabetical order.  Click the linked name to learn more about each member, their Google map location and the activities, artists and specialties they are featuring)



Glassworks Gallery  – Trail Site #42  (11774 Lee Hwy, Sperryville, VA 22740)

Meet our Artists – One of our artists will be working in the gallery all day for you to meet! Since 1984, Glassworks Gallery has offered excellent quality hand made art and fine craft. Stop by and see what we are doing on August 12th, from 10:30 – 5:00.



Living Sky Foundation, Sperryville Artist Cooperative – Trail site #44 (3 River Lane, Studio 1A, Sperryville, VA 22740)

Drawing Workshops with VCU Artist Cy Parker – Drop in or pre-register for one or all three still life drawing sessions. These workshops will focus on observational drawing fundamentals for all skill levels. Supplies will be include (charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables also provided. Open Life Drawing will meet on Second Saturday from 11-1 pm. $17.00 for members and students with ID; $22.00 for non-members. Restricted to only 8 participants per session. Reservations are suggested. For more information, please contact: Cherl Crews at artiststudio@livingsky.org.


Middle Street Gallery  – Trail Site #45 (31 Main Street, Sperryville, Virginia 22740)

Ren Crawford Solo Show -“Spirit Dance”- & Gallery Member Summer Show.The Middle Street Gallery will present nine abstract water media paintings by Ren Crawford, August 3 – September 10, 201. This series of work emanates energy as the spirit pirouettes and leaps on the mind’s stage. In this strong work, Ren uses color as both the medium and message. She allows the spirit to speak by inundating the viewer with visual experience. Artists reception is on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm.


River District Potters – Trail Site #32  (7 River Lane, Studio 7B, Sperryville, VA 22740)

Open Studio – Potters, Sara Adams, Susan Hornbostel, Doris Jones, Nancy Nord will be working in the studio, answering questions and enjoying visitors all day.




CLICK HERE to find out what’s being featured next on the trail’s “Calendar of Events”

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