ArtBank Performance

Our annual Brunswick Stew Festivals give many civic and cultural organizations as well as
our Stewmasters the opportunity to give thousands of visitors a true taste of Brunswick.

Brunswick Stewmaster prepares
a kettle of our famous

Brunswick Stew

The historical marker for
Fort Christanna commemorating
the earliest days of
Brunswick County, Virginia

Ballet and Fort Christanna Marker photos courtesy of
Kevin and Susan Keeney.

The Arts in Brunswick

The highly successful ArtBank of Southside Virginia brings an annual series of theatre, music and dance performances to Brunswick; in it's thirteenth year, ArtBank selections have wowed 48,000 Brunswick subscribers with over 145 programs.

  • the ArtBank includes performances each year at the schools;
  • recent performances have included the Richmond Symphony, Richmond Ballet, Shakespearian plays and hot selections from Broadway;
  • provides free or minimal cost programs that include painting, poetry, music, storytelling and dance
  • an ArtBank art show provides the opportunity to buy local and regional fine art.

Museums and History

  • The Brunswick Museum in Lawrenceville is a good stop to learn about county culture over the years. Brunswick and other nearby counties are dotted with interesting museums that cover everything from railroading to dolls.
  • Fort Christanna, a colonial fort laid out in 1714 by Virginia's Governor Alexander Spotswood.
  • east access to the numerous museums in Richmond and Washington, D.C.

Annual Festivals

Annual festivals abound with a variety of choices: