The Wearable ArtsFest ~ 2017


The Mixed Media Fiber Center at d’Art presents the fourth annual Wearable ArtsFest

Saturday March 4, 2017


Virginia Symphony performance of “Pictures at a French Exhibition” at Chrysler Hall, featuring a mezzanine exhibit of paintings and drawings by d’Art Center artists: “Pictures at a Norfolk Exhibition”.
Symphony ticket holders only

Saturday March 11, 2017



Sketch-in (10Am – Noon) and Shoot-out (photography, 1 -3 PM)…at the Pagoda, 265 W. Tazewell St, Norfolk VA.  ~ Featuring the Governor’s School and Todd Rosenlieb Dance…   Free and open to the public.
Opening:  ”The Time Machine”, a national juried exhibition of original wearable art…a rotating exhibit at d’Art Center’s International Harbor Group Gallery and the Chrysler Museum of Art.
The Time Machine

Thursday March, 16, 2017


Opening reception of  “The Time Machine” at d’Art’s International Harbor Group Gallery…featuring Governor’s School musicians Xavier Brown and Jonah Graham…at 5:30.    Free and open to the public.
The Time Machine

Saturday, March 18, 2016

Workshops for the whole family

All Sessions are free ~ Time: 1 -3 pm ~ Reservations: 757 625-4211

For Adults:
Wearable Art from found objects
Teacher: Deborah Small
Location: Slover Library

For Kids:
Fabulous Fantasy Creature Masks
Teacher: Kim Herman
Location:  Slover Library

For Teens:
Toulouse-Lautrec Steam Punk for teens:
Teacher: Virginia van Horn
Location:  Chrysler Museum of Art

March 17, 19 & 21, 2017


Virginia Opera production of Puccini’s “Turandot” at Harrison Opera House, featuring the traveling exhibit of “Pictures at a Norfolk Exhibition”. Opera ticket holders only.

Saturday, April 1, 2017 @ 1PM


GRAND FINALE COSTUME PARADE:    “Around the World in Eighty Days” at 1:00 PM at the Chrysler Museum’s Kauffman Theater.    Free and open to the public.