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The Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center’s Annual Holiday Treat

By Martha Steger | Photo courtesy Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center Cathy Collier’s eyes widen even now as she recalls watching Santa’s quilt-covered belly rise and fall with each breath: “He ‘slept’ behind glass,” she says, “with a sign in front reading, don’t wake until december 24th.” Like many long-time Hampton Roads residents, Collier cherishes […]

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Dinosaurs Invade the Children’s Museum of Virginia

Long before North America was populated by corn fields and cows, dinosaurs roamed the land. A new temporary exhibit at the Children’s Museum of Virginia in Portsmouth allows children and adults to explore dinosaur habitats to better understand how these mysterious animals lived.   Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice transports families back to the […]

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The Shipyard at Gosport: The Development of America’s Oldest Shipyard

The 2016 Friends of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum Lecture Series concludes on September 8, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. with a “Tea and History” program. Join us for a cup of tea and hear award-winning historian and author John V. Quarstein speak about the history of America’s oldest shipyard, known today as Norfolk Naval Shipyard […]

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