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Exhibits | Get ready for new year's first local exhibitions

Art Guild of Greene: More than 50 paintings and drawings by The Four Ferrante Sisters (Dianne, Inez, Noreen and Toni [Tucker]) are at Stanardsville Station through Friday. The venue is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. most Fridays and Saturdays.

The Arts Center in Orange: “Form + Vision,” featuring works created by the Art and Art History faculty at the University of Mary Washington, remains on view through Jan. 27, 2024. (540) 672-7311.

The Barn Swallow: Gallery will be open every day in December except Mondays. Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Other times available by appointment. 796 Gillums Ridge Road in Charlottesville.

Botanical Fare Restaurant: Works by Judith Ely will be on display through Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. (434) 217-4496.

C’ville Arts Cooperative Gallery: “Making Spirits Bright,” a group show by members, continues through Sunday. 118 E. Main St. (434) 972-9500.

Carver 4-County Museum is making “Being a Citizen,” its new traveling exhibit, available during the 75th-anniversary year of George Washington Carver Regional High School, “Carver Forever: A Diamond Jubilee.”

The Center at Belvedere: “Near and Far: Oil Paintings from Virginia, Maine and Tennessee” by Randy Baskerville will be on view from Tuesday to Feb. 29, 2024. A reception is planned for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4.

Chroma Projects and Vault Virginia: “Ordered Worlds,” abstract paintings by Cyd Black, can be seen Jan. 5 to 26 in Chroma’s Micro Gallery. “Alan Box Levine: Sculpted Harmony” and “Amdane Sanda: Sabr” can be seen in the Great Halls of Vault Virginia on view from Jan. 5 through March. An opening reception for all three exhibitions is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 5. Third Street Southeast, just off the Downtown Mall. artlab@chroma

Crozet Artisan Depot:

Cuppa Joe Coffee: Paintings and etchings by Tom Tartaglino on display at 90 Joshua Lane in Palmyra. Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (434) 906-4172.

The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia: “Processing Abstraction,” “N’Dakinna Landscapes Acknowledged” and “Look Three Ways: Maya Painted Pottery” can be seen through Sunday. Look for an upcoming artist talk by Cara Romero at a later date. “Madayin: Eight Decades of Aboriginal Australian Bark Paintings from Yirrkala,” one of the most significant touring exhibitions of Aboriginal Australian art ever stages, will be on display from Feb. 3 to July 14, 2024.

The Gallery at Studio Ix and The Charlottesville Black Arts Collective: “Gallery of the Year: A Collection of Eight Quilts by Amanda Wagstaff” will be on view through Sunday. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (434) 242-0905.

Grace Estate Winery: 5273 Mount Juliet Farm in Crozet. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Monday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The Guild Gallery: 300 E. Main St. (434) 227-1333.

Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia: “Their World As Big As They Made It: Looking Back at the Harlem Renaissance,” featuring works of writers, artists and thinkers of the Harlem Renaissance, through June 8, 2024, at 170 McCormick Road. (434) 924-3021.

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection: “Performing Country,” which explores the ways Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists explore the complex idea of Country, on exhibition through March 3, 2024. Free tours are offered by volunteer guides at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. daily. 400 Worrell Drive. (434) 243-8500.

The Looking Glass: Open Saturdays and Sundays. Ix Art Park Foundation has opened a major expansion of its immersive art museum featuring works by new and returning artists.

Louisa Arts Center: Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays at 212 Fredericksburg Ave. in Louisa. (540) 967-2200.

Loving Cup Vineyard and Winery: Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. (434) 984-0774.

McGuffey Art Center: Members’ Holiday Show and Shop continues through Sunday in the Smith Gallery. Members’ Annual Holiday Show is in the First- and Second-Floor Hallway Galleries (cash and carry).

Museum of Culpeper History: “The Culpeper Minute Men Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution,” a new exhibit recognizing 100 years of DAR activity in Culpeper County, will run through July 2024. or (540) 829-1749.

Northside Library: Works by BozART members Judith Ely, Katharine Eisaman Maus and Shirley Paul can be seen in the main hallway through Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sundays.

Phaeton Gallery: 114 Old Preston Ave.

Piedmont Virginia Community College: (434) 961-5362.

Possum’s Store Art and Artisan Gallery: 914 Old Blue Ridge Turnpike in Criglersville. (540) 718-0370.

Pour la maison: (434) 284-8706.

Quirk Gallery Charlottesville: “game of telephone” by Michael Reisor is on display through Jan. 22, 2024. (434) 365-3774.

Random Row Brewery: Juliette Swenson’s newest watercolors can be seen through Sunday. Hours: 4:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 4:30 to 11 p.m. Fridays, noon to 11 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 8 p.m. Sundays.

Revalation Vineyards: 2710 Hebron Valley Road in Madison. (540) 407-1236.

Rockfish Valley Community Center: “Strangely Human: Student-Directed, AI-Generated Art” by Nelson County High School art students can be seen through Sunday. Look for works by Jaidyn Smith, Abbey Hobbs, Amari Tinsley, Amelia Lannen, Audrey Watts, Danica McGeehan, MaryJo Allen, Nathan Oneida, Eli Dixon, Emma Craig and Kat Critzer. (434) 361-0100.

Nan Rothwell Studio: 700 Wilder Drive. (434) 263-4023.

Scottsville Museum: Museum is closed for the winter season and will reopen in April for regular weekend hours. To research local history, go to To schedule special tours, email or call (434) 286-2247. 90 E. Main St. (434) 286-2247.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital: 500 Martha Jefferson Drive.

Shenandoah Valley Art Center: Winter Market continues through Jan. 13, 2024, with ornaments, dinnerware sets, vases, jewelry and more by Make Waynesboro members. “The Stroke of a Brush” by Beryl Jazvic will run from Jan. 7 to 20, 2024.

Sweet Art Emporium: New work by jewelry artist Erika Mitchell and sculptor Cheryl Falkenburry among works by more than 70 artists on view. Open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. 264 Turkeysag Trail, Unit E, in Palmyra. (434) 882-2087.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Charlottesville: Members’ art will be presented in “Season of Light” through Sunday. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays. (434) 293-8179.

University of Virginia Hospital: “Nature Big and Small,” photography by Seth Silverstein and Bill Shaw, can be seen in the Main Hospital Lobby through Jan. 3, 2024.

Wayne Theatre: “Seated in Creativity: An Exhibition of Chairs and Drawings” by Joe Sheridan can be seen through Feb. 18, 2024, in the Exhibit Art Gallery. (540) 943-9999.

Welcome Gallery: “repair is the dream of the broken thing,” an installation by Matt Shelton, remains on view through Thursday. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. (434) 202-5277.

Woodberry Forest School: “Two: Lincoln Perry and Frank Hobbes” is on display through Friday. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Les Yeux du Monde: Gallery will be closed during January for renovations. (434) 882-2622.

Editor’s Note: Exhibits shares information about exhibitions presented on display or online in Charlottesville and Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange counties. Items must be received by noon Friday for the next week’s issue. Include the opening and closing dates of your exhibit and a telephone number the public may call with questions. Send your information to



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