Enjoy first-run movies as they are meant to be seen in this unique 1945 restored Art-Deco theatre. Enjoy lunch or dinner while you watch the latest theatrical releases.
Concerts on the Water
Meet your friends at the water and grab a beer! Hang out on the steps of North Street Landing where some of the best local musicians headline this event every Thursday from 6:30 – 9 pm.
Stay Tuned for the 2018 Season!
Union Bank & Trust Pavilion
The best place to spend an exciting night, and just a few blocks away from pre-show dinner and drinks! Located on the water’s edge and fully covered, the Pavilion plays rain or shine.
George Clinton & Parliment-Funkadelic
with Special Guest Shelia E ~ May 12
Primus with Special Guest Mastadon ~ May 18
Vance Joy Nation of Two World Tour ~ May 19
Alabama with Special Guest Montgomery Gentry ~ May 20
Rebelution with Special Guest Stephen Marley ~ June 30
Buddy Guy & Jonny Lang ~ July 21
Seawall Art Show
Come down to the annual art festival that brings artists, vendors, and musicians from around the nation to show off their best work.
Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday, August 26, 2018 from 10 am – 5 pm
High Street from Court to Crawford Streets
With about 75 juried artists, expect to find a little of everything, from wood carving to oil paintings, handwoven clothing to art glass, fine jewelry, pottery, and more. Enjoy great food, and live entertainment including:
Virginia Craft Beer & Wine Festival
Enjoy Virginia based wineries and breweries along the water at the Portsmouth Pavilion to celebrate the end of summer. You won’t want to miss discovering your newest favorite summer drink!
2018 Dates to be Announced Soon!
Yoga in the Courtyard
Change up your routine and join us for our weekly Yoga in the Courtyard sessions, hosted every Saturday from 10-11 am through December 9, in the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center courtyard. It’s the perfect way to start your day, fully relaxed and ready for the weekend!
Wander through the rotating exhibits in our delightful art galleries. Enjoy a wide variety of local and national art that includes glass, pottery, fiber arts and much more!
Portsmouth Here & Now II
Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 2/24 – 5/13
Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 3/2 – 5/28
47th Annual Student Art & Design Exhibition
Visual Arts Center 3/24-4/19
2018 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 4/6/- 10/14
Over and Over: Sculpture & Photographs by Doug Calisch
Visual Arts Center 5/5 – 6/20
We are the Music Makers: Preserving the Soul of America’s Music
Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 5/18 – 8/12
Through Darkness into Light:
Photos Along the Underground Railroad
Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 6/16 – 10/21
Take your time walking through the historic homes on your way to the seawall and marvel at the spectacular architectural variety from home to home.
Colonel Crawford Guided Tour
Learn all there is to know about Olde Towne with the founder of Portsmouth – Colonel Crawford himself! From small to large groups, he’ll make sure you leave with a treasure trove of knowledge.