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Arts in Williamsburg

Museums. Studios. Music. Are you looking for an afternoon of unique outings? Visit The College of William and Mary’s Muscarelle Museum where Picasso and O’Keefe reside in the permanent collection. A variety of art studios — This Century Art Gallery, Connie Desaulniers Art Studio, and Gulay Berryman Art, Inc. offer a modern-day artistic excursion. Ready for some toe-tapping music? The Williamsburg Field Musick has great military sounds to get you inspired. Visit Discover The Arts for more information on the various art experiences available in Jamestown, Yorktown and Williamsburg. Arts Map is available.

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A Touch of Earth

A Touch of Earth is an award-winning gallery offering the finest in American crafts and art by regional and nationally prominent contemporary American artists. Featuring art pottery, beautiful jewelry, glass work, quilts and many other fine crafts. Owned by pottery artists Paul Pittman and Lianne Lurie since 1977. Hours: 10 am – 5 pm (Mon – Sat); 11 am […] Read More »

An Occasion for the Arts

An Occasion for the Arts is the anchor event for a two-day celebration of the arts in Williamsburg. The event is a juried art show that spotlights the visual and performing arts in the Greater Williamsburg area, promotes the expansion of the arts in the community and provides mini-grants. First Saturday & Sunday in October Read More »

Apryl Altman Art

Apryl Altman is an artist providing faux finish and mural services to the Hampton Roads area. This also includes hand-painted tiles, furniture and wood graining. Apryl is also an accomplished watercolorist, exhibiting at This Century Art Gallery, Prince George Art & Frame and local art festivals. The focus of Altman’s watercolors and acrylics is to bring attention to everyday […] Read More »

Auntie M’s American Cottage

With an eclectic mix, self-taught folk artist Marilyn West, brings her witty inspirational work together with other hand-picked artisans to create a unique collection of art and handcrafts from contemporary to traditional. Recycled and reclaimed artfully, look for a creative spin on some pieces. Beginners’ workshops are offered regularly on all sorts of artful projects. […] Read More »

Black Dog Gallery

Antique prints, maps, fine art, custom hand-painted floor cloths and distinctive framing. The selection of unique frames includes hand-painted designs, as well as old world-style gold leaf profiles. Hours: 10 am–5 pm (Tues – Fri); 10 am–4 pm (Sat); 12–5 pm (Sun); and by appointment. Read More »

Colonial Folk Art Studio & Gallery

Art to buy, classes to learn, and studio to create. Featuring an eclectic blend of vintage and contemporary folk art predominately by local artists mixed with antiquated books, engravings and maps. Take mini-classes in ceramics or mixed media or use our open studio. Bookbinding and restoration services onsite. Read More »

Connie Desaulniers Art Studio

Artist Connie Desaulniers creates 2- and 3-dimensional paintings (with parts of the artwork coming out of the canvas). Most art is fanciful and/or food related, with the occasional serene landscape and free-standing sculpture. Shown at MAD about Chocolate. Read More »

DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum of Colonial Williamsburg

Explore 17th- through early 19th-century paintings, textiles, furniture, metals, ceramics and prints.  Introductory tours are offered daily.  Musical, live performance and scholarly programs related to the collection are offered it the Hennage Auditorium along with tours of special exhibitions.  Museum store offers books, music recordings and reproductions.  The cafe is open for lunch and offers […] Read More »

First Night Williamsburg

First Night Williamsburg is a family-oriented celebration of New Year’s Eve. Williamsburg and the College of William & Mary provide the setting for over 40 performers. All ages are invited to attend, and may purchase entry buttons four weeks prior to the event. Read More »

Gallery at York Hall

Featuring fine art and fine craft by local artists for exhibit and sale.  This non-profit, volunteer-run gallery creates themed shows that change every six to eight weeks.  Profits support community programs and events.  The gallery is also a visitor center for Historic Yorktown.  Join us in December for the annual Christmas Market on Main Street. Read More »

Gulay Berryman Art, Inc.

Gulay Berryman is an award-winning artist in the oil painting medium. Her style ranges from classical realism to impressionism and subjects include landscapes, seascapes, portraits, still life, the human figure, and specialized themes such as historical, transport, sports, or animals. She received her art training in France and Italy and has exhibited in nine different […] Read More »

Helen’s Place Photography

Helen’s Place has been thrilling families for over 25 years. Helen’s Place is a charming cottage with a large indoor studio inside, and outside, the area’s only Portrait Park, full of delightful nooks that change with the seasons. Experience the Helen’s Place magic. Come to us or we will come to you! Read More »

J. Fenton Gallery

J. Fenton offers fine American craft, featuring many Virginia artisans. Jewelry, glass, pottery, metal, kaleidoscopes, wood boxes and games, Judaica and whimsical gifts. A popular place for both Williamsburg residents and visitors to find the perfect gift in any price range. J. Fenton gifts can be found at Quilts Unlimited in Merchants Square. Read More »

Jamestown Glasshouse

In 1608, glassmaking, America’s first English industry, began in Jamestown, Virginia. Today, costumed craftsmen, using tools and techniques similar to those used centuries ago, blow one-of-a-kind period reproductions and contemporary pieces. Only green glass is blown at the Glasshouse, but other colors are blown at an off-site location. A four-year apprentice program trains glass blowers. […] Read More »

John Watters Pottery

155 Albemarle Dr., Williamsburg | Website

Linda Matney Gallery

Contemporary art, photography, installation, video and paintings. Exhibitions and events featuring national and regional artists. Art consulting and workshops. Other events such as fashion shows, wine tastings, musical and art performances, coffee and movie afternoon siestas. Art related gifts. Visit the calendar for more information on current exhibits. Hours: See website for weekly hours Read More »

Lisa W. Cumming Photography

Specializing in family portraits, sport teams and commercial/architectural photography. Against the backdrop of the Historic Virginia Triangle we can frame your family vacation, travel team sporting event, golf outing and/or other memorable gatherings you are eager to preserve as keepsakes. Read More »

Muscarelle Museum of Art

Special exhibitions and a revolving permanent collection of over 5,000 works; the collection is encyclopedic in nature and includes English and American portraits of the 17th to 19th centuries; European and American prints, drawings and paintings from the 14th to 21st centuries (Medieval to Post-Modern); Japanese prints; photography; African art and Asian ceramics. Hours: 10 […] Read More »

Nancy Thomas Gallery

Nancy is a nationally known contemporary artist who has lived and worked in Yorktown for 40 years. Her work is in the homes of thousands of collectors and often seen in magazines, decorator books, films, on Broadway and on television, as well as at Colonial Williamsburg, The Museum of American Folk Art and the White House. Hours: 10 am […] Read More »

New Town Art Gallery

Open since June 2010, New Town Art Gallery was nominated “Best Art Gallery in Williamsburg” by Virginia Gazette readers in 2011. Owned by local artists whose original paintings in various media hang in this beautiful space. Also available are the artists’ jewelry, sculpture, photography, giclees, prints and note cards. Artists in residence include: Anne Kushnick, Sue Danehy, Kay Krapfl, […] Read More »

Oller Studios

Williamsburg based artist, Bob Oller creates in a variety of media, crafting whimsical trees to local landscapes in watercolors. His creative mind and prolific energy have filled his studio, local galleries and collector’s walls with art focused on Williamsburg, Paris, the Caribbean… acrylics, watercolors, graphite. Read More »

On the Hill Gallery

This gallery offers unique and sought after artwork from local and regional artists and craftspeople, special art exhibits, and ongoing art classes for adults and children. Hours: 11 am – 5:30 pm (Tues – Sat); 12 – 5 pm (Sun) Read More »

Opera in Williamsburg

Bringing live fully-staged opera with world-class cast to Williamsburg, Virginia. See calendar or website for upcoming performances. Read More »

Paint on Pottery

Choose from our wide assortment of items from coffee mugs to intricate flower candle holders ready to customize and paint on your own.  Simply choose a piece of bisque to paint, decorate your masterpiece, then leave it with us to fire in our kiln and it will be ready for you to pick up in […] Read More »

Paula Goodman Koz

Goodman Koz has been a printmaker specializing in block prints (wood and linocut) for nearly 30 years. She has a special love for illustrating books and literary themes. The relationship between art and print is her primary focus. Work can be seen at Prince George Art and Frame. Hours: 10 am – 5:30 pm (Mon- Fri); 10 am […] Read More »

Prince George Art & Frame

Prince George Art & Frame combines a fine art gallery and custom framing in one location. Local original art and changing exhibits make it one of Williamsburg’s livelier art venues. Our art and custom frames can be found in many of Williamsburg’s homes, museums and businesses. Hours: 10 am – 5:30 pm (Mon- Fri); 10 am – 5 pm […] Read More »

Quail Run Pottery

A potter since 1975, Elizabeth Krome creates strong, simple pots with pleasing form and satisfying balance. “I count myself successful when my work is well-conceived, well-made and wellused.” Work can be seen at A Touch of Earth.  Email Hours: 9:30 am–5:30 pm Mon-Sat; 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Sun; studio open by appointment Read More »

Quirks of Art

Unique! Fun! Whimsical! These are the words most often heard as customers enter the doors of Quirks of Art. The store offers a wide selection of contemporary art and handcrafts, handmade jewelry, pottery, handpainted glass, Sticks furniture, local art, clothing and Life is Good merchandise. Read More »

The Velvet Rocker, LLC

Play with paint! Offering DIY workshops with all natural chalk and milk paint where you will have a chance to create a unique and personalized item of home decor. Our paints are perfect for upcycling furniture, no stripping, sanding or priming… really! Shop from our selection of creative home decor or schedule a private workshop […] Read More »

This Century Art Gallery

Celebrating 50 years of Art, this non-profit gallery has presented high-quality contemporary art and crafts for the pleasure and cultural enrichment of Williamsburg residents and visitors. There are eight shows annually by visiting artists; member and student art is shown in the Members’ Gallery. Art classes for all levels, lectures and workshops are offered. For […] Read More »

TK Arts, Inc.

TK Asian Antiquities is the world’s leading dealer in scientifically documented Asian antiquities. Specializing in ancient gold, silver, archaic bronze, jade, pottery and textiles. We have one of the largest selections of furniture from the 17th through 19th centuries. On-site laboratory for conservation and restoration. Hours: 9 am – 5 pm (Mon – Fri) Read More »

Vernon Wooten Studio Gallery

Exhibiting original oils, watercolors and bronze sculptures by Vernon Wooten. Also offered are limited edition prints and giclee’s of the Virginia Hunt Country and other subjects. Member of the Society of Illustrators, American Artist Professional League and National Sculpture Society. Hours: 9 am – 5 pm (Mon – Sat) Read More »

Viccellio Goldsmith

J. Henry Viccellio III, Master Goldsmith and precious metals craftsman, offers a line of beautiful and distinctive fine jewelry and handcrafted custom creations that reflect an individual customer’s unique style. Waterfront shop in Historic Yorktown. Hours: 10 am – 6 pm (Mon – Sat); 12 – 5 pm (Sun) Read More »

Virginia Arts Festival

A spectacular weekend in one of America’s most charming historic settings! Each spring Williamsburg comes alive with unforgettable music and vocal performances as artists from around the world take center stage in the Virginia Room at the Williamsburg Lodge for the annual Virginia Arts Festival, May 22 – 25, 2014. Read More »

Virginia Shakespeare Festival

The Virginia Shakespeare Festival is in season every summer, June – August. Shakespeare and modern classics combine to produce exciting and affordable entertainment for the whole family. We aim to entertain, educate, and enlighten those audiences as to Shakespeare’s universal values and to make our theatre accessible in every way to the nearly 8,000 residents […] Read More »

Williamsburg Players, Inc.

Founded in 1957, The Williamsburg Players is the area’s oldest continuous community theatre. The troupe presents professional quality theatre productions in an intimate atmosphere where everyone in the audience has a close-up view of the action on stage. Guaranteed to please varied audiences, the Williamsburg Players has produced such favorites as” The Rainmaker,” “The Secret […] Read More »

Williamsburg School of Needlework

Offering classic hand embroidery training for those interested in obtaining Old World needlework skills. Courses in Leisure, Vocational and Church embroidery. Day & evening classes. Commissioned embroidery, monogramming or restoration work by appointment. Read More »

Williamsburg Symphonia

212 N. Henry St., Suite 2, Williamsburg | 757-229-9857 | Website

Wine and Design

At WINE AND DESIGN, all you have to do is sign up, show up, sip up! Your canvas, paints, paintbrushes and corkscrew will be waiting as a local artist helps you create that night’s featured painting. You go home with new friends, great memories and a newly-created masterpiece. Read More »