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Water Street Window Gallery

February 26, 2024 by Andrea Dono

February 27-March 27:  The Water Street Window will have a display of Frank Burdell’s blown glass.  This art form is unusual due to its demanding physical and artistic needs.  Frank joined OASIS in December, and we are delighted to showcase his work. more

Master Class in Mosaics

February 26, 2024 by Andrea Dono

March 26, 5:30-8:30: Ellen Fairchild-Flugel and Barbara Camph will be leading a Master Class in Mosaics.  This class is sponsored by The Arts Council of the Valley.  The class is free but you must register:  CourtSquareTheater.org/Master-Class-Series/’ more

“artVISION: Rockingham County Public Schools Youth Art Month Show” Opening Reception

February 21, 2024 by Andrea Dono

Arts Council of the Valley (ACV) announces the eighth annual artVISION: Rockingham County Public Schools Youth Art Month Show. The Smith House Galleries exhibition opens on March 1, during First Fridays of the Valley, with a 5-7 pm reception sponsored by Rockingham Educational Foundation, Inc. Visit throughout the evening to celebrate the start of Youth Art Month with great company and light refreshments! more

Warhammer and D&D Paint Night

February 9, 2024 by Andrea Dono

This event will be held at Horizon gifts. Signup not required. Kits will cost $5-$35 depending on the size of your chosen kit. Supplies needed will be included in kits or in the store. more

Indigo And So On | First Fridays with Rachel Herr

July 5, 2023 by Haley Thomas

Join The Frame Factory & Gallery for beautiful artwork by Rachel Herr, conversation and community, and light refreshments. The show will remain up through the end of August. more

July Exhibition: Evocative Etching by Anna Marie Pavlik

June 27, 2023 by Andrea Dono

Arts Council of the Valley (ACV) features Kentucky artist Anna Marie Pavlik in a July exhibition at Smith House Galleries. Showcasing printmaking, etching, linoleum cut, and monoprint works, Evocative Etching opens with a July 7 reception during First Fridays of the Valley, 5 to 7 pm. Sponsored by Estland, the reception offers a chance for the public to visit with the artist, enjoy live folk and Americana music by Jane Cox, and sample light refreshments. more

First Friday: Furious Flower Broadside Gallery Presents The Writing on the Wall

June 1, 2023 by Andrea Dono

Join us at Furious Flower Broadside Gallery for another Arts Council of the Valley First Friday Downtown Art Tour. Our third exhibit, "The Writing on the Wall: Reading Black Poetry," curated by Furious Flower Advisory Board Vice Chair Susan Facknitz, will debut June 2 with a second reception on July 7. more

Mother’s Day Plant Hanging Workshop

May 7, 2023 by Taylor Feaganes

Need a fun and unique Mother’s Day gift?! This beginner friendly class will be $65 for 2 spots. You could bring your mom, your mom-friend who needs a baby break, or a mom-to-be! Or, moms out there, bring your daughters & treat yourself to your own mama’s day gift! A night out for you both! The workshop will be hosted at Village Juice Kitchen. more