Exhibits & Events

The Staunton August Art Center strives to offer the community a variety of art classes for adults and children, seven major gallery exhibitions per year, and events including galas, opening receptions, and other exciting opportunities to celebrate the visual arts. Visit the following pages for an up to date list of Staunton Augusta Art Center Events:

Classes & Workshops
Special Events & Deadlines

While we keep our exhibits, classes, and events varied and ever changing, there are a few traditions we maintain from year to year.

Art in the Park

Art in the Park 2011

The Staunton Augusta Art Center produces its long-held signature event, Art in the Park at Gypsy Hill, a two-day outdoor festival, every Memorial Day weekend.  Art in the Park provides exhibit opportunities for juried creators of fine art and fine craft from near and far, a venue for musicians, food booths, and a unique recreational opportunity in one of Staunton’s beautiful municipal parks. From handmade jewelry to original paintings, Art in the Park offers art enthusiasts and shoppers a wonderful opportunity to take home representations of the highest standard of craft around.

Art for Gifts

Art for Gifts 2011

Ideal for those seeking a unique holiday gift, Art for Gifts occurs in the gallery each year from mid November through December 31st. Hand-crafted gifts including jewelry, home décor, glass, ceramics, sculpture, photography, paintings, clothing, and more are available for purchase at this time. Members receive a 10% discount on all items.