Past Exhibitions

August 27, 2020 to October 27, 2020

Main Street Gallery

The Main Street Museum highlights works of art from The American Art Collection, American Art Collection, the Jack Blanton Collection, Virginia Artists Collection, Rowe Collection of Chinese Art, Folk Art Collection, The William & Ann Oppenhimer Folk Art Collection, and The African Art Collection.

October 2, 2020 to October 21, 2020

Black Lives Matter, curated by Longwood University’s Black Student Association and art fraternity, Kappa Pi, is a multi-media exhibit featuring poetry, paintings, protest signs, and photographs from Longwood students. Artists created these pieces in direct response to racial injustice in America and the Black Lives Matter movement. 

July 9, 2020 to August 7, 2020

"Summer Reading" is currently on view in the galleries. This exhibition showcases images of pastoral beauty - the idea of getting away and taking a break.

The LCVA values the health and safety of all of our visitors and staff. We will continue to monitor and adhere to health and safety policies set by Longwood University and state officials. All staff and visitors will be required to wear a mask in the galleries, and the LCVA encourages social distancing measures with at least six feet between visitors.

June 20, 2020 to August 1, 2020

Open to all alumni, 'Longwood Creates' is an online exhibition showcasing the creativity, imagination, and thoughtfulness of its graduates.


"Longwood Creates" is presented in partnership with Longwood Alumni & Career Services.

April 25, 2020 to May 31, 2020

Each year, all Longwood visual arts majors create a senior professional project that often forms the core of what will become their professional portfolio. Longwood Center for the Visual Arts has the privilege of presenting these culminating works in a virtual exhibition. Point of Departure: Longwood University Department of Theatre, Art, and Graphic & Animation Design 2020 Senior Exhibition celebrates the beginning of the next stage of their life journey, the time they have spent at Longwood, and their growth as individuals, artists, and citizen leaders.