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McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville

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Art Gallery
With forty art studios that are open to the public, five exhibition spaces, performance and rehearsal space, McGuffey Art Center is one of Virginia’s premiere cultural destinations. Situated in the heart of Charlottesville, steps from the Downtown Mall, McGuffey is a resource for residents and visitors alike. Founded in 1975, its artists provide tours, classes, and community outreach to thousands of visitors annually.

It hosts a monthly First Friday reception (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.), plus a diverse calendar of classes and programs. The registered historic building is an outstanding venue for rentals and special events. To inquire about membership, which is juried, or for more information, please email mcguffey@mcguffeyartcenter.com or call (434) 295-7973.
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  • Love exploring this wonderful Art Center! My 6 year old daughter took Clay for Kids and LOVED it! Fantastic. Love meeting local artists and learning about their work while waiting for her class. Fanta...  more »
  • If you're into art this is the place to be for 1st Friday. The exhibits change every month. There is a wide range of artwork on display and you can meet the artists in their studios. It's a local trea...  more »
  • We love to explore the studios and the sculpture garden with the kids. The store is a wonderful way to discover new artists and support this community.  more »
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  • If you love art and love to interact with professional artists ... that is the place for you. There are always open studios, just walk in talk with the artists or watch them do their miracles.
  • This is a great place lots of art!
  • This is basically a art place where local artists do art stuff in rented rooms