In This Issue

  • Upcoming Concerts & Events 
  • Exhibits at Bower Center - Bedford County Public Schools Winter Art Show
  • Artists Corner - Calls & Artist Opportunities
  • Spotlight - Murder At The Gin Joint - Murder Mystery Event
  • Classes & Workshops - New Yoga & Poetry Classes Just Added!
  • Getting Involved at Bower Center

Upcoming Concerts & Events

Join us on THIS SATURDAY for two back-to-back performances by Opera on The James!

Little Red Riding Hood
& Festival of Melody

Little Red Riding Hood, a modern retelling of the classic for children from pre-K to 5th grade
Followed by Festival of Melody
with music from Paris to Rome to Broadway- classics that you're sure to love!

Little Red Riding Hood: FREE
Festival of Melody: $10

Join us at the Bower Center for the Arts on February 17, 2024 from
6-9PM for

A Murder at the Gin Joint!

This is an interactive murder mystery event where you will play a character, solve clues, and interrogate all of the suspects. You will laugh, talk, eat, and drink. In the end you will decide who committed the crime using your detective skills! 

Tickets: $45 per person, $80 per couple

You could search the whole wide world and be hard-pressed to find a rock band in their early 20’s with more experience than Barefoot Modern.  

Saturday, March 2nd at 6pm

Tegan Dean, Robert Beverly, and Hunter Evans have been writing, recording, and performing together since they were 15. Together they’ve already released two full-length albums, four EPs, and multiple singles. This indie/alternative band from North Carolina is sure to put on a show that you do NOT want to miss!

Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

*Students 18 and under use promo code STUDENT1 for discount!
* Students 19+ use promo code STUDENT2 for discount!


Exhibits at Bower Center

Stop by this week as Bedford County Public Schools Elementary students take over Bower Center for their annual Winter Art Show! 

Enjoy work from young artists in the Bedford area and attend the Student Reception on Thursday, February 8th from 5-7pm. 

See more about our upcoming exhibits on our website!

Up Next:

The 10th Annual Curry/Bower Exhibition begins on February 13th and runs until March 30th! 

Awards Reception on March 8 from 5-7pm at Bower Center for The Arts


Artists Corner

12th Annual National Juried Exhibition Call For Artists

Entry deadline is March 2, 2024. This is a national juried exhibition and is open to all artists over the age of 18. 

Art In Motion National Juried Exhibition Call For Artists

Entry deadline is April 20, 2024. Regardless of the medium this exhibit is meant to express the excitement of movement. 


*Weekly Spotlight*


Classes & Workshops

New Yoga Class!

Beginner Yoga Series for Every Body!
Thursdays beginning February 15th
$50 per person

New Poetry Class!

Reading & Writing Poetry: A Workshop
Thursdays beginning March 7th
$145 per person

Pottery Basics with Kim Clarke
Feb 6th - Mar 12th
9:30am - 12pm

Pebble Mosaics (Day Class)
Feb 6th - Mar 26th

Creative Coping: Using Art To Relax
Feb 12th - Apr 1st

Needle Felted Cards Workshop
February 21st

Youth Watercolor & Acrylic Painting Class
Feb 21st - Mar 27th

Let's Get This Show On The Road! Youth Theater Class
Mar 5th - Apr 23rd

Homeschool Classes Now Registering!


Get Involved at BCA Today

305 N. Bridge Street, Bedford, VA


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