Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Lynnhaven River Art and Photography Exhibit in Virginia Beach

“The Art of Saving a River,” an art and photography exhibit celebrating the Lynnhaven River in Virginia Beach, will open with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, at Towne Pavilion Center II, 600 22nd Street in Virginia Beach.

The reception is open to the public.  The exhibit will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday through December 31.

Hosted by The Runnymede Corporation, the show features many of the photographs and art in the new book, “The Lynnhaven, Restoring a Legend” as well as other works of art and pottery.

Lynnhaven River Now, the conservation group that has been working to clean up the river, published the full color book of paintings, photographs and essays on the river and is sponsoring the art show.

 The book will be for sale for $50 at the opening reception and through Lynnhaven River Now.

For more information on the exhibit or the book, call 757-962-5398.

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