Come Draw in the LCVA’s Gallery
For centuries aspiring artists learned to make art by copying the masters in museums. Observing great works of art and trying to replicate a master artist’s line, form, and texture can be an excellent way to hone one’s own skills. Even today visitors to the National Gallery in Washington can observe students drawing and painting copies of Whistler, Sargent, Cassatt, and many other renowned artists. However, budding artists in South Central Virginia don’t have to travel all the way to Washington.
Within these resources you will find worksheets and activities to inspire your creativity and promote self-expression.
Download the LCVA Object Analysis Worksheet and LCVA's Take a Closer Look! Gallery Activity for Kids & Families as resources to use in conjunction with our virtual galleries and collections, such as the... More
Family workshops are designed to bring the family together in an enriching and creative environment to celebrate the seasons of the year.
Thanks to generous sponsorships, the LCVA's workshops are free and open to the public, with a variety of activities, music, and light refreshments.
Attendants will be on hand to assist with activities. However, children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required -- come join us!
The Focus Gallery was established in 2000 as a way to bring exhibitions alive for children of all ages. Free of charge and open to everyone, the hours for the Focus Gallery are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 1-5p.m. on Sunday. Children must be accompanied by an adult. To learn about the current and upcoming offerings of the Focus Gallery, please visit our Current Exhibitions page.
LCVA’s Summer Art Studio
Join us every Monday-Friday from June 5th-August 4th from 11am-2pm to explore and create beautiful art inspired by famous children’s literature!
From toddlers to elementary-aged children, there is something for everyone! Just drop in- there is no registration required and this program is offered free of charge. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts(LCVA) invites you to join us this summer to explore and create beautiful works of art inspired by some of your favorite children’s literature, both... More