Welcome to the website of the ArtBank of Southside Virginia
Bringing Arts to Lawrenceville, Brunswick County and the surrounding areas!

Become a sponsor and support Arts in Southside Virginia
 a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization.
Placing an add in the 2014-2015 program booklet, or acting as a sponsor for a performance would help to make the twenty-fourth season of the arts a success and your support includes improvement in the quality of live within our community.
Find a  sponsor form under 'contact us'

(see below for this season's sponsors)

  • County of Brunswick http://www.brunswickco.com/
  • Town of Lawrenceville http://www.lawrencevilleweb.com/
  • VCA - Virginia Commissions of the Arts http://www.arts.virginia.gov/ 
  • The National Endowment for the Arts http://www.arts.gov
  • Benchmark Community Bank
  • Brunswick Veterinary Clinic
  • Brunswick County Public School System
  • Pecht Distributors
  • The Links, Inc.
  • Southside Virginia Community College
  • S.R. Jones, Jr. Land &Timber, Inc.
  • Williams Funeral Home & Crematory
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative
  • Southside Electric Cooperative
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Upsilon Epsilon Zeta Chapter
  • Citizens Insurance Agency
  • The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • VCU-Community Memorial Healthcenter
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • The GEO Group, Inc.
  • First Citizens Bank
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • VeriScientia, Inc.
  • Slayton, Bain & Clary Attorneys at law
  • Parker Oil & Propane
  • C-Line graphics
  • Farm Bureau Insurance
  • E.E. Vaughan & Son, Inc.
  • Town of Alberta
  • Pino's Pizza & Italian Restaurant
  • Best Western South Hill Inn
  • Country Kitchen Herbs and Bread
  • In Memory of Pearl Parker - longtime supporter, volunteer and member of the ArtBank
  • Joani's Place


Virginia is for Lovers




Performances for the 2014-2015 season take place


at 7:00 p.m.in the Auditorium at Brunswick High School,


Lawrenceville, Virginia, unless otherwise stated




Re-Scheduled from Feb. 27th:

Barter Theatre - The Road to Appomattox 
Saturday, May 2, 2015

The performance captures a couple’s road trip as they retrace the route of General Robert E. Lee's final retreat. "Perhaps the most defining moment during the greatest conflict in our nation’s history does not come from the beginning, but the end,” said Bush (Barter Theatre's Playwright-in-Residence Catherine Bush) “The North and the South were in a relationship (much like a marriage), but it wasn’t going well. Had someone not made a difficult decision, the relationship could have ended, for good.”  The Civil War scenes are historically accurate, but the focus is less on the battles, and more about the decisions and feelings of the “Man Inside the Marble,” as Lee is often described. The couple follows Lee’s footsteps as he retreats to Amelia Courthouse and then Appomattox, Va., where he surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant. The couple must also decide what it means for them to surrender.  “Taking place at the exact locations, but 150 years apart in time, Bush brilliantly weaves together the story of Beau and Jenny Weeks, a husband and wife marching through their own problems toward an important decision about their future, and the story of General Robert E. Lee, as he faces perhaps the most important decision of his future, his army’s future and future of a nation,” said Richard Rose, Barter’s producing artistic director.

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