The Coleman Collection continues to offer a visual treat for all ages young alike who come to visit the animated scenes of ice skaters and children sledding and more.
A Post Such As Portsmouth is a 2-day re-enactment designed to entertain and educate the public of the occupation of Portsmouth by the British forces in 1781. It is open and free to everyone; and it features a variety of civilian and military impressions, as well as members of the Royal Navy. The event takes place March […]
Stroll through the museum’s courtyard and explore our one-of-a-kind outdoor sculpture exhibit, featuring six original sculptures by notable Mid-Atlantic artists. View the intricacies of these three-dimensional forms, then pick up a ballot inside the museum and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award. Additional awards include the Seawall Art Award and Juror’s Choice Award, […]
This 4-person art exhibition features paintings and drawings influenced by contemporary Black Culture that traces its roots to the Caribbean, Northern Africa and beyond. Featured artists are Anthony Burks, Sr., from Florida; Portsmouth native and now Florida resident Ramel Jasir; Arthur Rogers, Jr., from Charlotte, North Carolina; and Clayton Singleton, from Norfolk, Virginia.
Wednesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sundays: Noon – 4 The exhibit, If Not Now, on view from July 16 to October 16th presents artwork by eight artists whose work draws attention to destructive environmental impacts dating to the beginning of the industrial revolution. The work posits the questions: what can be done […]
Hanging Tree Guitars is a traveling exhibition that showcases the work of Freeman Vines, a luthier, musician and material artist. Mr. Vines was born in Greene County, North Carolina, where his family sharecropped on plantations where they were once enslaved. For 50 years, he’s been building guitars from cast-off materials gathered from across the county […]
Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Nursery Collection offers a nostalgic, holiday-themed visual treat for young and old alike. Come visit the animated scenes of Christmas trees and lights, ice skaters, children sledding, little people, children from around the world, a Victorian chalet, caroling villagers and more. The display opens on Friday, November 25th, in conjunction with […]