Williamsburg Spring Arts

Art, Gardens & Culture – Top Art Experiences You Don’t Want to Miss this Spring!

Classic? Country? Blues? Gospel? Patriotic? Rock ‘n Roll?  Springtime in Williamsburg means Music-time in Williamsburg!   Your walks through the country’s most beautiful springtime gardens, art galleries and art shows will be even more memorable when set against the background of spring’s best musical offerings.


Second Sunday Art Show by Culture-Fix
March 12, April 9 & May 14, 2017, 11 am – 5 pm

Second Sunday Art Show by Culture-Fix features more than 100 artists and craftsmen, plus four music stages on Prince George Street in Merchants Square, Williamsburg.

Botticelli and the Search for the Divine:  Florentine Painting between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities
Feburary 11 - April 5, 2017

Be sure to see Botticelli and the Search for the Divine:  Florentine Painting between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities!  This is the largest and most important exhibition of one of the most beloved artist in history and the Italian Renaissance.  The Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary is one of two places in the world to have this exhibition.

Opera in Williamsburg
April 21, 8:00pm & April 23, 2 pm, 2017  
Opera in Williamsburg presents:  The Marriage of Figaro. Two performances at the Kimball Theater, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA.

Annual New Town Chalk Art Festival 
April 22, 2017, 10 am – 4:30 pm
The  Annual New Town Chalk Art Festival led by nationally renowned Chalk Art Professional, Holland Winslow. Whether you are a professional, amateur, or young adult, enter to win cash and have a great time. Each year the artists and artists at heart follow a special theme. 

Historic Garden Week
April 25, 2017, 10 am – 5 pm

Historic Garden Week in Virginia’s 85th Annual Homes and Gardens Tour of Williamsburg features 9 private homes plus gardens in College Terrace and Colonial Williamsburg. 

Art on the Square
April 30, 2017, 10 am – 5 pm 
Art on the Square, 54th Annual juried art show is presented by the Junior Women’s Club of Williamsburg and features more than 100 artists and fine craftsmen, in Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA.

Triangle Arts & Culture League Presents Art & Garden
May 5 & 6, 2017

A celebration of landscape design, garden art, and garden trends includes an exhibition of 50 tablescapes, talks and demonstrations by experts including Andrea Wulf, and a tour of 12 private gardens and kitchens.

4th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ
May 6, 2017, Noon – 6 pm

The 4th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ returns to Riverwalk Landing in Historic Yorktown. Micro Brews and the region’s best BBQ (for purchase) and top blues bands presented by Village Events.

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum at Colonial Williamsburg 60th Anniversary kick-off event
May 6, 2017

A special exhibition of 50 folk portraits We the People:  American Folk Portraits showcasing common misconceptions about American folk portraits.

Art at the River
May 7, 2017, 10 am – 4 pm

Art at the River features more than 100 juried artists, live music and food vendors creating a perfect day of shopping and dining on the York River at Riverwalk Landing, in Historic Yorktown, VA.

Bluegrass, Beer and Barbeque in the ‘Burg
May 7th, 12:30 pm - 4 pm

The Muscarelle Museum of Art invites you to the 2nd annual Bluegrass, Beer and Barbeque in the ‘Burg.  Five kinds of BBQ, over twenty-five sauces and Virginia Beer Company craft beer with contemporary Bluegrass music by Drymill Road.

Fireworks Finale
May 20, 2017, 8 pm
Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra presents, Fireworks Finale, music by Falla, Korngold and Tchaikovsky, Phil Beta Kappa Hall at the College of William and Mary.

Busch Garden Food & Wine Festival
Weekends May 26 - July 2
A tasty adventure awaits culinary explorers at Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival. Busch Gardens invites guests to unleash their inner foodie with a variety of dishes and wines not normally served at the park. Enjoy authentic tastes from around the world while strolling through the world's most beautiful theme park

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