In Other News

Financial escape velocity - The Citizen June 2020

What does a rocket have in common with creating wealth and financial security?

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Small Business vs Covid - The Citizen May 2020

"What we are experiencing now is no normal recession, and never have we seen such a ferocious economic nosedive."

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When life hands you lemons - The Citizen April 2020

It may be a cliché, but we could really use a glass of lemonade right now. This month Stephan reflects on the potential opportunities in front of us during the pandemic. 

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A new year, a new decade - The Citizen March 2020

This month Stephan looks at the concept of getting a fresh start, not only in a new year, but in a new decade.

Read the article on The Citizen website.

Join us on February 14, 2018 for the Cupid Crawl!

"Looking for the Valentine's date night that will steal their heart? Arts Council of the Valley (ACV) is excited to announce its second Art Crawl fundraiser event, the Cupid Crawl, on Wednesday, February 14!"

New Artists for October and November!

Our artists for the next couple of months, and the stars of our October First Friday's Downtown, are Doris Martin and Raul Baltazar. Stop by anytime on Friday, October 6th from 5pm - 8pm to eat some snacks and talk to the artists!

June 2, 2017 First Friday's Downtown!

June 2017 First Friday

September 2nd First Friday!

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Last one to Graduate!



Stephan and his family celebrated the graduation of their youngest son in June! He is off to Virginia Tech in the fall.  

His oldest son, Derek, is working with us over the summer. He starts his junior year at JMU this fall.

Our Featured Artist for June - July!

June First Fridays - New Dress - Janet Lee Wright




We're excited to announce that Janet Lee Wright will be our artist for June and July!