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Blow Up II – Inflatable Contemporary Art

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

BLOW UPII: Inflatable Contemporary Artexplores the medium of inflatable art with figurative, conceptual,and abstractimagery. Theselarge-scaleinflatable sculptures, conceived by nine artistsand art collectives,connote fun and whimsy,are familiar yet strange,and challenge the definition of art. Here, in an unusual feat, artists use air as an active tool in their work to subvert our perspectiveand surprise us. Inflatables […]

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Olde Towne Farmer’s Market

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

Every Saturday at 10 AM.  Extended hours starting at 9 AM in spring summer. The Olde Towne Farmers Market offers fresh regional and local produce, meats, holiday floral arrangements, baked goods, and one-of-a-kind gift items by local artisans.

First Fridays Concerts in the Courtyard presents The Sam Floyd Band

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

The Sam Floyd Band is an elite 4-piece production led by singer and lead guitar David Buntz, joined by Lance Baker on vocals and drums, Andy Harrell on vocals and keyboards, and the amazing bass player, Alvin Harrison. Recognized as a local favorite with polished skills and many years of performing, they provide quality entertainment featuring […]

A Post Such As Portsmouth-1781

High Street Corridor 206 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

A Post Such as Portsmouth is an immersive, interactive, educational, child-friendly, annual spring event commemorating the 1781 British occupation of Portsmouth by the turncoat Benedict Arnold himself.  On Saturday, April 13th, Olde Towne Portsmouth will be brimming with reenactors, interpreters, and the like, as Youth Virginia Regiment hosts this one-of-kind event.  Even residents and shop […]

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First Fridays Concerts in the Courtyard presents Horseboy Blues

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

This concert will feature Anthony Boatner and his band Horseboy Blues, which originated in 2020, consisting of lead singer-songwriter and guitarist Anthony Boatner (AKA Cowboy P), along with Dakota (Lead Guitarist and Singer), and Nat (the Drummer). Together they have been touring the Tidewater Area and Richmond, VA, performing and making a joyful sound wherever they […]

First Fridays Concerts in the Courtyard presents Paul Urban and Friends

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

Paul Urban & Friends is a Tidewater Roots and Blues group that includes jazz and funk influences in its music. The band has expanded its repertoire to Southern Rock and Country, as well as original music. Located in Chesapeake, Virginia, Paul Urban is a familiar name regionally, performing at Jazz and Blues festivals, at local […]

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First Fridays Concerts in the Courtyard – Allen Hudson and the Halfmoons

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

Classic rock, progressive, alternative, and a wide variety of music. First Friday concerts are free along with admission to museum exhibits. The First Friday Concert series is sponsored by Support Portsmouth Public Art, ThePortsmouth Art & Cultural Center, and Franklin D. Edmundson, Commissioner of Revenue. Snacks and beverages available inside the fence.  Gallery open.  Art […]

First Fridays Concerts in the Courtyard presents Wards Pocket

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

Classic rock. First Friday concerts are free along with admission to museum exhibits. The First Friday Concert series is sponsored by Support Portsmouth Public Art, ThePortsmouth Art & Cultural Center, and Franklin D. Edmundson, Commissioner of Revenue. Snacks and beverages available inside the fence.  Gallery open.  Art market along the sidewalk.

First Fridays Concerts in the Courtyard Presents Tumbleweed Brothers

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

Local favorite band plays blues, rock, country and more. First Friday concerts are free along with admission to museum exhibits. The First Friday Concert series is sponsored by Support Portsmouth Public Art, ThePortsmouth Art & Cultural Center, and Franklin D. Edmundson, Commissioner of Revenue. Snacks and beverages available inside the fence.  Gallery open.  Art market […]

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First Fridays Concerts in the Courtyard Presents Jonah Ross

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

An east-coast native with a west-coast vibe, Jonah Ross combines ‘60s and ‘70s soft rock style with sunny 2000s acoustic pop, to deliver tightly crafted, personal narratives in music.  He will perform with his band. First Friday concerts are free along with admission to museum exhibits. The First Friday Concert series is sponsored by Support […]