Call to Artists for "First, People" Exhibition

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

Fridays & Saturdays at High Street Theatre: Fall 2022

Annual Area Youth Art Exhibition Returns to LCVA

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.

HST Film Screening: Independence Day

Celebrate Independence (from Aliens) at High Street Theatre 

High Street Theatre celebrates Independence Day with two sci-fi films that imagine the earth as  a target for colonization by extraterrestrials. Find relief from the summer heat by coming “into  the out now” with the animated sci-fi comedy Home on Thursday, June 30 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. and Friday, July 1 at 3 p.m. Continue the fight for freedom on Friday, July 1 with Oscar winner Independence Day at 7 p.m. Admission and popcorn are free for everyone. 

Gala Sponsor Spotlight: Jill Ahmad

The LCVA is delighted to have Jill Ahmad as a sponsor! "I love the LCVA for its genuine commitment in providing consistent support to our rural community's youth and families by providing free access to art, culture and creative expression! The Art-on-the Go Kits ROCK!" Jill is the proud President and Owner of United Community Nexus. Thank you for always giving back to our community!

Free Summer Days and Nights Film Series at High Street Theatre

Free Summer Days and Nights Film Series at High Street Theatre

High Street Theatre catches a wave this summer with its new Summer Days and Nights film series Thursdays and Fridays this June through August. The series gathers films from several genres under its oversized beach umbrella “summer” theme, showcasing well-loved movies about summer jobs, summer camps, and summer adventures alongside lesser known cult favorites. It opens June 2 with family friendly Lilo and Stitch, followed by the surfer girl classic, Blue Crush, on Friday, June 3.

Moton Museum and LCVA Welcome U.S. Military this Summer as Part of Blue Star Museums Program

Moton Museum and LCVA Welcome U.S. Military this Summer as Part of Blue Star Museums Program

This summer Moton Museum and the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) are proud to be part of the 2022 Blue Star Museums program, a national appreciation program to thank our military families for their service. Blue Stars Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and participating museums across America.

Gala Sponsor Spotlight: Hotel Weyanoke

The LCVA is so grateful for the support of Hotel Weyanoke as our sponsor! 

Hotel Weyanoke supports the LCVA because, "LCVA – whether within the museum or through its traveling art education outreach programs to schools – brings an energy to our community and region keeping true to its mission of making art that is free to everyone."

Hotel Weyanoke "enjoys being with individuals who are like-minded and are committed to sustaining the future of LCVA and the visual arts."


Gala Sponsor Spotlight: Southside Electric Cooperative

Gala Sponsor Spotlight: Southside Electric Cooperative

LCVA is so thankful for the support of Southside Electric Cooperative!

Southside supports the LCVA because they appreciate "the [LCVA's] commitment to improving the quality of life in the area by providing access to the arts."

The SEC provides helps support the LCVA's outreach to 60+ schools in our 14 county area, along with many free family programs, including the Start with Art, Learn for Life Annual Area Youth Art Month Exhibition.