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Our new building at 416 W. Main Street is getting a new roof! 

Help us RAISE THE ROOF to pay for it! 

The total cost is $35,000 and we need your help to make sure the rain stays outside where it belongs! 

The goal: 

Raise all the money by January 30, 2018 (scroll down to keep an eye on our progress! 

How you can help: 

DONATE! Click the button below to pick your amount. You may also include a donation with your annual dues (just let us know you would like it directed to RAISE THE ROOF), or mail a check to SVAC PO Box 907 Waynesboro, VA 22980. 

BUY ART! We have a collection of gorgeous oil paintings for sale and ALL proceeds go straight to our new roof fund. Works were painted by Roy and Pauline Patteson and there are still lifes, landscapes, city-scapes, and more. Paintings are on display at SVAC- upstairs in the Hallway and downstairs behind the gallery. Suggested donations start at $60. This is a great way to help us get our roof while also adding something lovely to your home! 


March 1-March 31

40UNDER40: a juried exhibition featuring 40 works from Virginia artists age 40 and under. This annual exhibit showcases work from young artists in a variety of media. This year features themes of modern identity: works exploring gender, origins, politics, and poverty will be on display in the Arehart-Cabell Invitational Gallery. 

This is the only exhibit curated by SVAC Director, Piper Groves, each year. 

OPENING RECEPTION: March 3, 5:00-7:00pm


In the Member's Gallery: The theme is ORANGE

Upstairs Hallway Gallery will feature Waynesboro Public School Students in celebration of Youth Art Month. Youth Art Month is a national initiative designed to showcase the impact of the arts on K-12 students. 

Coming in April: 

Kevin H. Adams' works from his residency in the Shenandoah National Park. 

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You can see more of Kevin's work HERE. Also, please join us for a Gallery Talk on April 25 at 2:00pm. Kevin will be on hand to talk about his residency and work. 


Visit Our Gift Shop of Local Artisan Goods

Our gift shop features affordable local and regional artist's works including jewelry, prints, cards, pottery, glass, and so much more! The work changes frequently so come soon and come often.

We also have gift certificates so you can give the gift of ART!

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Fall Foliage Art Show: October 13 and 14 2018

Saturday 10-5, and Sunday 12-5

Join us as we turn the streets of downtown Waynesboro into an outdoor fine art festival for the weekend! 150 fine artists and artisans will showcase their works including painting, printmaking, wood, pottery, glass, jewelry, sculpture and more. These artists are hand selected by our standards committee to bring high quality arts and craft to this two day outdoor fine art festival. 

We also feature gourmet food trucks, craft beer, and great local music. 

Mark your calendar for the 46th Annual Fall Foliage Art Show!

Bring your spare change with you! Shenandoah Valley Art Center is challenging visitors to help us fill up three huge containers of change to help us bring the 416 Studio project to life. A little change makes a BIG impact! Jars will be at SVAC, in the Food Court, and at the Information Booth. 



Calendar of Events and Exhibits