Past Exhibitions

June 3, 2023 to August 20, 2023

Opening Reception:

June 2, 2023; 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., early entry for Friends and Partners at 5:00 p.m.

June 10, 2023 to August 6, 2023

One of the largest youth art exhibitions in the country features the work of students from Amelia Academy, Amelia County Elementary School, Amelia County High School, Amelia County Middle School, Appomattox Primary School, Andy Taylor Center for Early Childhood Development, Buckingham County Elementary School, Buckingham County High School, Buckingham County Middle School, Buckingham County Primary School, Central High School, Chase City Elementary School, Central Virginia Christian School, Cumberland County Elementary School, Cumberland County High School, Cumberland County Middle School,

December 10, 2022 to April 16, 2023

Eldridge Bagley began painting fifty years ago while he was still living with his parents on their farm in rural Lunenburg County, Virginia. Bagley often depicts the substance and meaning of a vanishing small-town and agrarian lifestyle. Relationships with family, friends, neighbors, religion, and the land are important themes in this retrospective exhibition.

October 1, 2022 to February 12, 2023

The New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Corinna Luyken will appear at a reception in
her honor at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) on Thursday, October 13, 5:30 – 8

August 25, 2022 to November 20, 2022

Present Continuous: Longwood University Department of Theatre, Art, and Graphic & Animation Design Faculty Exhibition highlights the innovation and creativity found in the diverse group of artists, designers, illustrators, and performers who guide their students along paths of artistic discovery during their time at Longwood. In addition to teaching, all of the faculty engage in the contemporary discourse within their respective fields.

June 3, 2022 to August 21, 2022


The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts is thrilled to welcome back Start with Art, Learn for Life: The Annual Area Youth Art Exhibition, one of the largest celebrations of youth art in the United States. All in the community are invited to join the artists and their families for a special kid friendly opening reception on Saturday, June 11,, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.