Bay School Community Arts Center
Gallery and Cultural Arts Center – Providing students of all ages a unique opportunity to explore the arts. Year-round classes are offered in painting, sculpting, rug hooking, glass blowing, bead working, papermaking, basket weaving and more. The Center also hosts special exhibits, lectures and live performances throughout the year. A true gem on Mathews Main Street.
Location: 279 Main Street, Mathews, Virginia 23109
Dorothy Fagan Artist
Joy’s Garden Studio by the Pond – Visit Dorothy’s garden studio by the pond where she paints joyful gardens, water scenes, village views and cottage gardens of Mathews, Gloucester, & the Northern Neck. Open Daily or by Appointment
Location: Hallieford, Va
P. Buckley Moss Gallery
Local Art Gallery of renowned artist, P. Buckley moss. This gallery features a showroom displaying Moss’ artwork, and also offers a behind the scene look at art reproduction. The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm.
Location: 74 Poplar Grove Ln, Mathews, Virginia
Website: P. Buckley Moss Website
Put-In Creek Carvings
Local Art Gallery – Personal work of Ben Richardson and other artists. Richardson has 22 artists offering their creations, in mediums that include brass, metal, wood carvings and paintings. There is even a pool table in the back where young and old can come in visit and play some pool.
Location: 206 Main Street, Mathews, Virginia 23109
Facebook Page: Put-In Creek Carvings on facebook
Pottery Studio & Showroom – Weekly kiln firings produce the largest selection of handmade stoneware, and tiles in the area. Original pottery, outdoor sculptures, Chesapeake Bay inspired designs may be seen at this unique pottery showroom, open daily.
Location: 177 Poddery Lane, Foster, Virginia 23056
Mathews County Visitor Center
Home of the Made in Mathews Showcase. Over 60 local artisans display their craft offering a wide variety of items.
Location: 239 Main Street, Mathews, Virginia 23109
Open Studio Tour
Annual Event – Visit the studios of artists living and creating in beautiful Mathews County, Virginia. Experience the natural surroundings and special places which inspire them. View the Made in Mathews Open Studio Tour website.
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CA & J Farm – “Life Close to Nature”
An educational, off-grid capable solar, medicinal herb & organic egg farm. This farm is open on to the public year round most Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10:30am to 6pm. The farm offers tours, herbal courses, Drum Circles and Mediation Labyrinth, Yellow Barn Store, music programs, medicinal and culinary herbs, pollinator plants, eggs and more.
Location: 5620 East River Rd., Foster VA, 23056
Call: (804) 815-2839
Queens Creek Studios
Precious Gemstone and Sterling Silver handcrafted jewelry. Come see Melanie’s one of a kind designer jewelry, have something specially designed, or just visit the gallery for inspiration and learn about the stones sourced from all over the world. While you are here, meet Fortune (the trick parrot). Call ahead for an appointment.