Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

400 High Street • (757) 393-8543


Current Exhibits:

June 12 – September 12

 The Virginia Watercolor Society, the largest artists’ organization in Virginia, presents its 42nd annual juried exhibition.  Featured are 90 original watercolor paintings that showcase the creativity, experimentation, innovation, and beauty in contemporary watercolor.

June 12 – October 11

THE TEST: Tuskegee Airmen shares the story of the first African-American U.S. Military aviators and their introduction into combat during World War II. The aviators were part of an effort by the War Department to determine if African-Americans had the capabilities to be effective combat aviators.

June 12 – October 11

2021 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition 

The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, housed in the 1846 Courthouse, is devoted to offering quality educational, cultural, and aesthetic experiences in the arts through rotating visual art exhibits, lectures, classes, and performances.

There is currently no admission to visit exhibits, but visitors are encouraged to access a timed-ticket by purchasing tickets online.

Target audienceAll ages.

Wednesday – Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 1 am – 4 pm