Community Calendar


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Friday, Jan. 22

Opening Reception: Ansel Adams, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Piedmont Arts. Admission Free. Join Piedmont Arts for an opening reception in honor of the museum’s new exhibits. Free and open to the public. Complimentary wine and light refreshments will be served. Live music by Lauren Luther. Limited Capacity. RSVP required by January 19, 2021.

VMFA on the Road: An Artmobile for the 21st Century, January 22 – 23, Piedmont Arts. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ traveling art museum returns to Piedmont Arts. Tour the exhibition, A View from Home: Landscapes of Virginia, featuring paintings, photographs, woodblock prints, and engravings from VMFA’s permanent collection that represent various styles and periods. Featured artists include Adele Clark, Hullihen Williams Moore, George H. Benjamin Johnson, Miwako Nishizawa, and others.

Saturday, Jan. 23

Artmobile Family Day, 11 am – 1 pm, Piedmont Arts, Admission Free. Join Piedmont Arts for a special Family Day celebrating VMFA on the Road: An Artmobile for the 21st Century. Enjoy crafts, snacks and tours of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ Artmobile, a state-of-the-art traveling museum and art studio. Complimentary snacks. All ages welcome. Sponsored by Carter Bank & Trust.

Piedmont Arts, Ansel Adams: Compositions in Nature on display January 23 – February 27, 2021. Admission Free. Renowned for his photographs of the American western landscape, Ansel Adams is one of the most celebrated and influential American artists of the twentieth century. Ansel Adams: Compositions in Nature brings together over forty of his most beloved works and places them in context of the artist’s multifaceted career, in which he excelled as an artist, environmentalist, and musician. Additionally, rarely exhibited and unconventional photographs by Adams demonstrate the breadth of his professional and personal interests. On loan from Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Piedmont Arts, I Am… on display January 23 – February 27. Admission Free. Jason Franklin’s work narrates the human condition from an American perspective. He brings to life everyday situations and feelings, like love, family, faith, dreams, and friendship, in extraordinary ways. Much of his work documents unique facets of American life and celebrates the indomitable spirit.

Monday, Jan. 25

PHCC Board meets via Zoom at noon. Information is at

Henry-Martinsville Department of Social Services Board will meet virtually at 3 p.m.

Martinsville City School Board will have a public hearing regarding its 21-22 fiscal year budget at 6 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall.

Tuesday, Jan. 26

The Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet at 3 p.m. and at 6 p.m. at the Henry County Administration Building.

Free drive-thru community meal is at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Starling Avenue Baptist Church.

Wednesday, Jan. 27

Leadership series: My Time is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. a t PHCC. Registration is required by calling 276-656-0260. The cost is $124.

Rep. Morgan Griffith traveling office hours will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the conference room at the Patrick County Administration Building.

Red Cross blood drive from 2-7 p.m. at the Community Fellowship Church in Collinsville.

Free community meals to go from 5-5:45 p.m. in the Parish House parking lot of Christ Episcopal Church Parish in Martinsville.