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 High Street Landing where some of the best local musicians headline this event every Thursday from 6:30 – 9 pm.
Beginning June 7th
Murals & Public Art
The Portsmouth Cultural Arts District encompasses the waterfront and continues down High Street. Enjoy strolling the brick sidewalks and view more than a dozen examples of public art that are scattered throughout Olde Towne. With whimsical murals like a two-story tall Speckled Trout and statues like the First Amendment Sculpture, there is something for everyone to enjoy!
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.
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 Union Bank & Trust Pavilion to celebrate the beginning of autumn. You won’t want to miss discovering your newest favorite fall drink!
September 29, 2018
Yoga in the Courtyard
Change up your routine and join us for our weekly Yoga in the Courtyard sessions, hosted every Saturday from 9-10 am April 7 through December 8, 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!
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.