Historic Art CHAIR-ity

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03
October 2020
10:00 AM EDT
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27
October 2020
05:00 PM EDT

About Our Auction

The auction features eleven hand-painted chairs with a variety of themes by local artists and crafters from Vinton and surrounding areas. The full size wooden school chairs are from the iconic old William Byrd High School on Highland Ave. The artists and crafters donated their time to create beautiful artwork for a good cause during the 2020 pandemic.


About Vinton History Museum

The Vinton History Museum was established in 1989 to preserve and display records of Vinton pertaining to the heritage of the Town of Vinton, Virginia and its citizens. The museum features over 4000 historically significant items. Exhibit areas include the Sight and Sound Room, School and Church Room, Art Gallery, Vintage Kitchen, Children and Toy Room, Trades and Tools Room, Town of Vinton Room, Vintage Clothing and Furniture Room, and Military Hall. The museum maintains an archive of weddings, deaths, military service, churches, clubs, organizations, buildings, homes, cemetery documents and photos for research. In addition, the museum hosts featured speakers, authors and musicians from Virginia's Blue Ridge. The museum is open to the public Monday, Wednesday, Friday and the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 2 pm. Other fundraising efforts include the sale of t-shirts, Vinton Tapestry throws featuring landmarks, Christmas ornaments, Pergola Commemorative Bricks, notecards, semi-annual yard sales, memberships and business, personal and memorial donations.

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