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The Executive Committee Meeting

October 1, 2020 thru October 1, 2020
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Monuments Meeting and Report for City Council

October 2, 2020
Time: 12:00 AM
Monuments Meeting and Report for City Council

On Friday October 2, local historians Gary Grant, and Kendall Ratliffe (Danville Historical Society President) met with Elsabe Dixon (Museum ED) to discuss the two Confederate monuments on the Museum Campus.


State Museum Associations Day

October 4, 2020
Time: 12:00 AM

This is the week we celebrate State Museum Associations Day, along with our SMA colleagues across the country. Whether advocating for museums, offering training and career services, or creating opportunities to connect, the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, along with other organizations like VAM is proud to serve Virginia, Danville, Pittsylvania County and the greater museum community. Learn more about SMA at www.statemuseumassociations.org and join us through events and activities that inform and delight our community!


Jonathan Scollo sculpts clay in the studio.

October 4, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM
Jonathan Scollo sculpts clay in the studio.

Join Jonathan Scollo as he sculpts clay in the studio.


The Development Committee Meeting

October 5, 2020 thru October 5, 2020
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Finance Committee Meeting

October 6, 2020 thru October 6, 2020
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Tour the Museum for Free

October 10, 2020 thru October 10, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Enjoy a chance to tour the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, for free. Think about taking out a membership to help support the Museum.


Yoga on the Lawn

October 10, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM

Yoga on the Lawn during the pandemic brings health and wellbeing to our community.
 


Tour the Museum for Free

October 11, 2020 thru October 11, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tour the Danville Museum of Fine Art & History for free. Please consider becoming a member and help support the Museum.


Reading group sessions will be available for the book White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

October 14, 2020 thru October 14, 2020
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Reading group sessions will be available for the book White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

Dan River Reads: White Fragility
A Strong opinion is not the same as informed Knowledge.
 
Plug in w/ Community Re-Read Weekly Regional Chats to Compliment Reading Group Discussions or Solo Reading 


Yoga on the Lawn

October 17, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM

Yoga on the Lawn during the pandemic brings health and wellbeing to our community.
 


Bring your croquet set and five friends to the Museum lawn

October 18, 2020 thru October 18, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Bring your croquet set and five friends to the Museum lawn

Play croquet on the Museum Lawn and pick up your free copy of Evince to read all about the "new" Ghosts and Gravestone characters, and what is happening around Danville.


Forms in Clay

October 19, 2020 thru October 19, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The pottery class is held every Monday night and lasts for 6 weeks. $95 for DMFAH members, $105 for others. Call Jonathan Scollo, 792-5355 to register. Payment & registration required


Reading group sessions will be available for the book White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

October 21, 2020 thru October 21, 2020
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Reading group sessions will be available for the book White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

Dan River Reads: White Fragility
A Strong opinion is not the same as informed Knowledge.
 
Plug in w/ Community Re-Read Weekly Regional Chats to Compliment Reading Group Discussions or Solo Reading 


Join us for a Silkscreen Printing Session!

October 22, 2020 thru October 22, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
 
Silkscreening
 
 
If you have ever wanted to know more about the silkscreening process but thought it would be too difficult, think again. The Silkscreening Is for Everyone Workshop offered at the museum is for beginners through advanced. Come give it a try!
 
Swanson Studio will Silkscreen on the second last Thursday of October, so stop on by on the 22nd to learn how to silkscreen your own mask and also bring an old T-shirt that needs a new life! We will be silk-screening on paper and fabric. If you have ever wanted to know more about the silk-screening process but thought it would be too difficult, think again.
 
Workshop participation fee is $20 for members of the museum and $25 for those still thinking about supporting their one and only Danville Museum.

Please email info@danvillemuseum.org to register 


Historical Halloween tour of Grove Street Cemetery Ghosts & Gravestones

October 22, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM
Historical Halloween tour of Grove Street Cemetery Ghosts & Gravestones

Purchase tickets on Eventbrite


Historical Halloween tour of Grove Street Cemetery Ghosts & Gravestones

October 23, 2020 thru October 23, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Historical Halloween tour of Grove Street Cemetery Ghosts & Gravestones

Purchase tickets on Eventbrite


Reserve Your Pumpkin before they sell out!

October 24, 2020 thru October 24, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Reserve Your Pumpkin before they sell out!

On Saturday, October 24, twenty-five pumpkins will be available for carving from 10am-5pm on the front lawn of the DMFAH. If you would like to participate in this community event please reserve your pumpkin at info@danvillemuseum.org or call the museum at 434. 793.5644.


Yoga on the Lawn

October 24, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM

Yoga on the Lawn during the pandemic brings health and wellbeing to our community.
 


Historical Halloween tour of Grove Street Cemetery Ghosts & Gravestones

October 24, 2020 thru October 24, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Historical Halloween tour of Grove Street Cemetery Ghosts & Gravestones

Purchase tickets on Eventbrite


Bring your croquet set and five friends to the Museum lawn

October 25, 2020
Time: 5:00 PM
Bring your croquet set and five friends to the Museum lawn

Play croquet on the Museum Lawn and pick up your free copy of Evince to read all about the "new" Ghosts and Gravestone characters, and what is happening around Danville.


Garden Club of Virginia 62nd Annual GCV Conservation Forum - The Urban Landscape

October 27, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM
Garden Club of Virginia 62nd Annual GCV Conservation Forum - The Urban Landscape

The Urban Landscape offers original presentations with companion articles and provides resources from noted experts and GCV member clubs. It includes video recordings, publications, photographs, website links and provides inspiration, knowledge, and practical tools for Making a Difference in Your Community


A Yarn Art Class: Knitting & Crocheting

October 27, 2020 thru October 27, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A Yarn Art Class: Knitting & Crocheting

A Yarn Art Class - Knitting & Crocheting: a part of our Yarn Bombing project. Fee: $5.00 donation per class.


Reading group sessions will be available for the book White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

October 28, 2020
Time: 7:30 PM
Reading group sessions will be available for the book White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

Dan River Reads: White Fragility
A Strong opinion is not the same as informed Knowledge.
 
Plug in w/ Community Re-Read Weekly Regional Chats to Compliment Reading Group Discussions or Solo Reading 


A Yarn Art Class: Knitting & Crocheting

October 29, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM
A Yarn Art Class: Knitting & Crocheting

A Yarn Art Class - Knitting & Crocheting: a part of our Yarn Bombing project. Fee: $5.00 donation per class.


Life Drawing Class

October 29, 2020 thru October 29, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Sign up for the October Life Drawing class with a model at the Swanson Studio. Participants should bring their preferred paper and pencils, charcoal or other materials to draw with. A $20 fee for members / $25 for non members  •   Please email info@danvillemuseum.org to register or call 434-793-5644. Limited to 5 participants.