Windmore Foundation for the Arts Inc

A nonprofit organization

$1,550 Raised by 39 Donors

52% complete

$3,000 Goal

Mission Statement

Windmore Foundation for the Arts promotes the visual, literary, and performing arts through awareness, participation, and education.

Vision Statement

A culturally rich environment where artists, arts organizations, educators, and the community come together to create diverse artistic experiences and life-long learning.

More About Us

Windmore Foundation for the Arts has been providing community arts for over 30 years in Northern Piedmont. 

Artists of Windmore - Classes are planned as soon as we can safely hold them. One of our first will be led by artist local artist Paula Drake who will teach painting on wood.Each participant will complete a painting on a wooden tray. 

Pen-to-Paper Literary Arts Program - The writers group meets monthly and provides classes on publishing, workshops for memoir writing, and special events. All writers are welcome regardless of their level of experience. They meet on the first Tuesday of every month at the County Library Conference Room at 10AM to noon and 5PM to 7PM.

Windmore's Piedmont Community Band is the only band in Culpeper County. All community members who play a musical instrument are welcome to practice with the band and perform at various places in our community. They practice on Sunday nights from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Culpeper Baptist Church. See Windmorefoundation.org for more information or call 540-547-4333.

StageWorks Theater Program - StageWorks provides experiences on the stage and behind the scenes for all ages. Theatrical and musical productions offer opportunities for members interested in performing, working backstage, designing and constructing sets, making costumes, applying make-up, and working with lights and sound equipment. The StageWorks group is ready to bring the interactive mystery Emerald Heist to the community as soon as they can.

 Summer Musical Theater Camp - The camp is offered for children ages 5 to 7 for a one-week experience and for children 8 to 17 for a two-week camp. The participants will learn all aspects of theater presentation from auditioning to the performance of a musical play. Visit our website or call 540-547-4333.

Windmore Kids Christmas Musical - Last December, Windmore Kids presented The First Leon, Uncovering the True Meaning of Christmas to enthusiastic crowds. While rehearsing, the group learned acting, singing, choreography, blocking, as well as creating costumes and scenery. This year, the planned musical is Yes, Virginia.

Testimonials

  • "Windmore is growing in leaps and bounds. Wonderful! Keep up all of the good work!" - Pamela Steadman Munson, playwright
  • "Congratulations! Windmore is really thriving!" - Debbie Hoffman, Culpeper County Administration
  • "Looks like you have really got Windmore moving forward. Congrats." Paul Reisler, songwriter and musician in Rappahannock County
  • "I believe the Windmore event was a rousing success and the audience definitely went away with a tune in their heads and rhythm in their feet! Thank you for making yesterday one which will be remembered for a very long time." - Dave Shuma, Silver Tones Swing Band, Inc., Warrenton, Virginia
  • "Congratulations on a successful production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The chamber is so proud to call you a member." - Sandy Boone, President/CEO of Culpeper Chamber of Commerce
  • " I recently attended the Christmas Concert at the Culpeper Baptist Church and heard the Piedmont Community Band and was very impressed. It's great that we have local musicians willing to give the time and efforts to bring this to our community. - Keith Price, Culpeper resident.
  • "Best gingerbread house making ever!" - Faith Gil, Owner/Partner of Lollipop Station after the Windmore Third Annual Gingerbread House Making Event that served 150 families

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Organization Information

Name

Windmore Foundation for the Arts Inc

Employer id number (ein)

52-1366827

Address

PO Box 38
Culpeper, VA 22701

Phone

540-547-4333

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