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Virginia Beach Art Events

International Sand Sculpting Championship

The International Sand Sculpting Championship is back and better than ever! This popular annual Virginia Beach event hosts the most unique sand sculpture contest in the area. Watch the talented artists bring the sand to life as part of the Neptune Festival. These artists are competing for the largest prize purse that is awarded in the country, so you know they are going to bring their A game!

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 13:30 to Monday, October 2, 2017 - 13:30

Russian Grand Ballet: Swan Lake

Enjoy the classic ballet, Swan Lake, presented by the Russian Grand Ballet. This magnificent show will be one night only on October 6, 2017. This beautiful performance tells the age old story that all members of the family love. Children are welcome to this event.

Ticket prices range from $30-$82. You can buy your tickets directly on this page by clicking "Purchase Tickets Here."

Ballet Venue:
Sandler Center of the Performing Arts
201 Market Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30

Lowepro Photowalk "Fajota-Con", Virginia Beach, VA

On July 15, as Lowepro celebrates 50 years of innovation, they will be sharing their passion for digital storytelling with fans through a day of hosted photo walks around the globe with some of the best photographers in the industry. Participants will get the rare chance to capture iconic scenes unique to each location and learn from the photographers who know these regions best.

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 12:00 to 18:00

Painting Class at Woody McGee's

Make your Wednesday night awesome at Woody McGee's for a great paint night! Learn to paint here on canvas. Have professional instructions by a talented painter at this event. Anyone can join the fun here.

You don't have to be a pro to attend this fun night out.

This Virginia Beach event allows you to eat, drink, and paint! Order food and sip on wine while creating a work of art.

Prices:

Canvas Painting: $25
OR
16x20: $30

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00

VMT: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

The Virginia Musical Theatre presents a fantastic musical called How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. This is a many award winning musical about a window washer who decides to climb the corporate ladder. The Window Washer, J. Pierpont Finch, stumbles upon a book with a catchy title, "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" and he was hooked. He became up on top of the business all by reading this book. This story is hilarious, motivating, and definitely one not to miss.

Ticket prices begin at $20.

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 17:30 to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 17:30

ICE

This is the hottest Virginia Beach event for a Summer Music Festival! See over 40 bands with only 1 ticket! Are you wondering what ICE is? ICE stands for Innovation, Culture, and Extreme Sports. The band line up and other schedules for this fun event will be up shortly. The types of performances at ICE is unlike any other. You will be able to see bands in an intimate setting. You will see talent here at ICE. Explore new ideas, music, innovations, at this unique VA Beach event. If you've been to this event before and know you want to attend this year's festival, buy tickets now!

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 12:00 to Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 23:00

MOCA Boardwalk Art Show

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art is returning to the Virginia Beach Boardwalk for the 62nd year! The show this year will feature 300 artists all with unique and impressive art.

There will be all types of art including ceramics, glass, drawing, printmaking, wood, jewelry, photography, painting, and many more. Most pieces of art will be for sale. The event is free and all proceeds will go to support the Museum of Contemporary Art and their mission to keep creating great art and help fund art education programs for children.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:00 to Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 18:00

Dichroic Glass Jewelry Class

Make your own unique jewelry at this VA Beach event! Here you will have the chance to create your own necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and other pieces of jewelry out of special colorful Dichroic glass. You can even have a professional, Lindsey Corter, create a necklace for you with the colors of your choice! Lindsey Corter will be leading this class.

The class starts at 2:00 in the afternoon, and ends whenever you are finished creating your masterpiece! You are able to make as many pieces as you would like.

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 14:00 to 18:00

Ballet Virginia International: Cinderella

Experience the story of Cinderella like never before! Cinderella turns into a ballet performance at the Virginia Beach Sandler Center for the Performing Arts! This show is great for both adults and children. Watch this classic transform into beautiful dances by the Virginia International Ballet Company. This magical ballet is one you do not want to miss!

This event is one day only with two performance times. The first show starts at 2:00pm on Saturday and the second show starts at 7:30pm.

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 14:00 to 19:30

Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market

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The Virginia Beach Convention Center welcomes all art lovers to the Spring Craft Market! There will be lots of handmade crafts to see. These handmade crafts at the Spring Craft Market are all unique. Swing by this three day event!

This is a popular market, and a long running one as well! This favorite Spring Craft Market is its 31st Annual event.

Price of Admission

Tickets are just $6 for each adult. Children 12 and under get in for free.

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:00 to Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 18:00
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