Amherst will hold virtual art classes via Zoom for children ages 5 through 9 on Fridays, Jan. 15 through Feb. 26 from 3-3:45 PM. The classes will be taught by Jennifer Fitzgerald, who is the Art Teacher at Amherst Middle School. Projects will utilize mostly supplies commonly found in the home. Ms. Fitzgerald is an artist who teaches, and a committed arts advocate. Her teaching philosophy is that art is for everyone to love and explore. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Lynchburg, and Graphic Design at Central Virginia Community College. To learn more about Fitzgerald, visit her website at: To register send an email to: Include parent’s contact information along with student’s name and age. Second Stage Amherst is a center for creativity and community in downtown Amherst. Named “Nonprofit Business of the Year” by Amherst County Chamber of Commerce in 2019, Second Stage provides a place where the cultural, civic and economic vitality of Amherst County is encouraged. More information about Second Stage Amherst programming can be found at For more information, contact Nicole Thompson at 434-941-0997 or     


  • Starting Friday, January 15th, 2021, repeats every day until Friday, February 26, 2021 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am