Dinner at the Moss Barn Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Join the P Buckley Moss Foundation for dinner on the brick patio at the Moss Barn at 6:00 pm, Saturday, July 9, 2016. Ticket price is $30 per person.  For tickets please contact the Moss Foundation by phone 540-932-1728 or; the Moss Gallery in Waynesboro, VA 540-949-6473, or the Moss Gallery in Blacksburg 540-552-6446.  For more information click here.

OPENINGS STILL AVAILABLE FOR 2016 Summer Art Enrichment Program Camps

UP, UP, and AWAY! S A E P schedule of classes have been set.  In collaboration with the Shenandoah Valley Art Center, we present "Up.... Up.... And AWAY!"  Join the Moss Foundation and the Shenandoah Valley Art Center as we imagine the world of flight in a Hot Air Balloon!  We will be designing our own hot air balloon sculptures as well as creating a village from our sky high perspective.  You will make mixed media projects and have lots of opportunities for exploring fun techniques!.  Deb Harvey will be the teacher.

Class is only $65 per child. Due to lack of participants this year, the classes have been combined with ages 6-11 on June 27 - 30, 2016 (4 days only)  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

Classes will be held at the Shenandoah Valley Art Center at 122 S. Wayne Ave, Waynesboro VA

To sign up for class, please contact the Moss Foundation,, by email or 108 S. Wayne Ave., Waynesboro, 540-932-1728  Class are limited to 12 per class.

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Quilt "Going Home"

Be sure to watch for details for the quilt "Going Home" with original artwork by P Buckley Moss, valued at $10,000, and quilted by Debby Schneider.  The original artwork size is 22" x 25" with the quilt being @64" x 64".  More details and ticket sales will be announced soon.

2015 Teacher Art Grants Announced

The P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2015 Moss Foundation Teacher Art Grants to be used for the 2016-2017 school year:

Clara Brunk, Little Flower Catholic School, Mobile, AL - $1,000.00   Zentangle and Art – Provide art instruction to students who are not currently benefitting from art by exposing students to the beauty of art and how art relates to other subjects. Using Zentangle to create Modern Mona Collages (Art and Social Studies) using a variety of paper, creating and painting sunflowers with tempra/acrylics (Science and Art), creating batik patterns (Art and Social Studies), and tearing paper animals and drawing the animals (Science and Art).

Sarah Mays, Ginter Park Elementary, Richmond, VA - $987.88  “Use of visual arts to spark interest in science”- Students will create scientific journals in art class, using chipboard, drawing paper and decorating the journals using shaving cream and liquid watercolors. Students will be create flower pots and will be planted and used in science class discussing the life cycle of a plant while observing and recording and writing and drawing various stages of plant growth.

Laura Graham, Christiansburg High School, Christiansburg, VA - $696.17   Three-dimensional Art – Students will explore wire, clay, plaster, and assemblage, adding glass to the list of explored mediums expanding the art program. This program connects science and math to art while allowing students to create an original and personal work of art.

Natalie Brown, Derby High School, Derby, KS - $500.00   “1,000 Steps Walkway” – Will be a walkway of stained glass mosaic bricks with Art students assisting students with disabilities to design and create the beautiful mosaic bricks that can be combined into a solid walkway for accessibility to the community garden located on school property..

Congratulations to all winners!

For educators who need assistance to further their program goals, the P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education has grants available for up to $1,000 to be awarded in 2016 with the grant monies to be used in 2017-2018 programs. Applications will only be accepted May - September 30, 2016.  

Applications may be made for a grant up to $1,000 to support a new or evolving program that integrates the arts into educational programming.The purpose is to aid and support teachers who wish to establish an effective learning tool using the arts in teaching children who learn differently.

Please download Teacher Grant Application for more details.