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Media Contact: Laurie White,
Chief Communications Officer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESENTS THE 34 TH ANNUAL ART FACULTY EXHIBITION
coincides with Olde Towne’s 8 th Annual Arts & Antiques Open
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – (Nov. 18,
2003) – Tidewater Community College’s 34
th Annual Art Faculty Exhibition opens this Friday at the Visual
Arts Center, 340 High Street, in Portsmouth. An opening reception
is planned for 6 p.m. to showcase the work of more than 20 TCC faculty
members. The exhibition will be on view Nov. 22 to Jan. 11.
The Art Faculty Exhibition
is held in conjunction with Olde Towne’s 9 th Annual Arts and Antiques
open house. The event kicks off the holiday season in downtown
Portsmouth that includes open houses or receptions at most galleries
and antique shops, holiday shopping, refreshments and an antique
car show in the 500 block of High Street.
At 7 p.m., TCC president
Deborah DiCroce will announce the artworks selected for TCC’s permanent
collection from the exhibition.
The Visual Arts Center galleries
are open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The reception and the exhibition
are free and open to the public. For more information call 822-6999.
Community College is the second largest of the 23 community colleges
in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling more than 34,000 students
annually. The 37th largest in the nation's 1,600 community-college
network, TCC ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community
colleges. Founded in 1958 as a part of the Virginia Community College
System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses
in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as
the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater
district in downtown Norfolk and a regional Advanced Technology
Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-three percent of the region's residents
attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled
For more information, visit www.tcc.edu.
Laurie White, Chief Communications Officer