Category Archives: Artists, Authors and Musicians

Virginia artists are widely recognized as visionaries. From the Nobel Laureate poet Rita Dove to Shakespeare theatre in the round, Virginia is rich in art experiences. Va Wine Country has much to offer from local bands playing at a vineyard to huge stadium shows by musicians like the Dave Matthews Band and Pharrell Williams who grew up here.  Our Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond is a world-class art museum and is in good company with the nearby Smithsonian, Museum of the Shenandoah and the Chrysler Museum to name just a few. Talented authors call also Virgina home: John Grisham, David Baldacci, Jan Karon and Rita Mae Brown among others. Ballet and contemporary dancers, painters, sculptors, designers, sketch artists, carvers and more create beautiful objects that enrich life. Virginia Wine Country is rich in culture and beauty. Read on to learn more about the artists, authors and musicians that make Va Wine Country such a beautiful place to live and visit.