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Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center Announces the Women Adorned Workshop Series – Leslie Brier



FREDERICKSBURG, VA – The Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a series of quarterly art workshops by local artists in connection with the new exhibit, Woman Adorned: Transcending Time, Transforming Culture, in November, February, May and August.

During each of these art workshops students will create an art piece and discuss different types of adornment, the meaning of fashion, and how we present ourselves to society through our clothing choices. The next two workshops, A New Way to Play and Button, Button, Whose Got the Button, will be led by Leslie Brier on February 15th. During A New Way to Play, students will create jewelry out of toys and game pieces from 10 to 11:30 a.m. During the second workshop, Button, Button, whose got the Button, children will make jewelry out of buttons from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The cost of each workshop is $20/person. Space is limited to 15 students per workshop. Participants may register online at

For more information about these workshops please contact Janelle Kennedy at 540-371-3037 ext. 142 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For additional programming information associated with Woman Adorned: Transcending Time, Transforming Culture, please either contact the Museum at 540-371-3037, or visit us at

The mission of the Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center is to collect, interpret and present the history and culture of the Fredericksburg region and community.


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Pouches' Community Corner

This month Pouches learned about a very important resource for families who have lost loved ones to sudden tragedy, an organization called LLOST.

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The foundation has helped 44 hospitals in 22 states through their Treasured Memories program. The program sends nurses to bereavement training, and provides or supplements the $55 memory boxes that include clothes, booties, handknot blankets, pictures, foot prints, hand prints, clipped hair and other mementos.