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Letters from Farmville: Reflections on Ancestral Arrival into Descendant Memory

July 17, 2024 08:00-January 21, 2025 17:00
In 1989 Dr. Debra J. Ambush came to Farmville to help settle an estate for a recently passed family member. In her family’s farm house was a trunk.  This trunk…

Start with Art, Learn for Life

June 9, 2024 11:00-September 8, 2024 18:00
Start with Art, Learn for Life 2024 Annual Area Youth Art Exhibition June 9th-September 8th 2024 Exhibition Opening Reception Sunday, June 9th from 2-4pm This exhibition features the work of…
Joseph Allen Postcard

A Way of Life: The Art of Joseph “JB” Allen

May 31, 2024 08:00-August 28, 2024 17:00
A Way of Life: The Art of Joseph “JB” Allen On View: May 31 to August 28, 2024 A Way of Life highlights 58 years of painting from local artist…
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Main Street Museum: On Our Way

May 10, 2024 08:00-August 20, 2024 17:00
Main Street Museum: On Our Way Someone who plays music is a musician. Someone who acts is an actor. And, someone who makes art is an artist. Often times artists…

Past Events

LCVA First People Announcement extension (2)

First, PEOPLE Artist Call for Entries

January 10, 2024 08:00-February 7, 2024 17:00

Exhibition: Flapper Fashion of the 1920s

November 3, 2023 08:00-February 11, 2024 08:00
With the end of World War I in 1918 came great social, economic, and cultural changes that reverberated throughout America in the 1920s. The rejection of social formalities and the…

Exhibition: The Adventures of Timothy Basil Ering

October 6, 2023 08:00-February 18, 2024 17:00
Discover Frog Belly Rat Bone and Other Adventures – Acclaimed Children’s Lit Illustrator/Author Timothy Basil Ering at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts The New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Timothy…
Kissee Painting

Exhibition: Keith Kissee Memorial

October 6, 2023 08:00-February 11, 2024 17:00
To collect is to remember. People collect shells, coins, baseball cards, and often art. Each object can instill unique and deep emotional memories for the collector. For Keith Kissee collecting…

Exhibition: I Am A Man (Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement)

September 1, 2023 08:00-October 20, 2023 17:00
The 1960–1970 decade was a momentous time for the civil rights movement in the American South. It was a historic decade that unleashed both hope for the future and profound…
Reflections of the Heart: Eldridge Bagley – 50 Years of Painting

Reflections of the Heart: Eldridge Bagley – 50 Years of Painting

December 9, 2022-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.
Longwood Center for the Visual Arts • 129 N. Main St. • Farmville, VA 23901

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