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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 Saturday. (540) 672-7311.

The Barn Swallow: Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Other times available by appointment. 796 Gillums Ridge Road in Charlottesville.

Beverley Street Studio School: Works by Sarah Jones on view through Feb. 25. 217 W. Beverly St. in Staunton. (540) 886-8636.

Blue Ridge Studio of Fine Arts: Studio’s new location is 131 E. Main St. in Orange. (540) 360-4370.

Botanical Fare Restaurant: Acrylic and oil paintings by Terry M. Coffey will be on view and for sale in January and February. 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.

Buck Mountain Episcopal Church: Acrylic works by Matalie Deane can be seen through Feb. 29 in the main room of the classroom/office area at 4133 Earlysville Road. Parking is free. Call for hours. (434) 973-2054.

C’ville Arts Cooperative Gallery: “The Studio Sale,” offered throughout January, offers lowered prices on locally made, high-quality arts and crafts. “Weaving Warmth and Knitting Dreams,” works by weaver Jan Russell and knitter Mary Whittlesey, on view during February; a First Fridays opening reception is set for 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 2. 118 E. Main St. (434) 972-9500.

The Center at Belvedere: “Near and Far: Oil Paintings from Virginia, Maine and Tennessee” by Randy Baskerville will be on view through Feb. 29.

Chroma Projects and Vault Virginia: “Ordered Worlds,” abstract paintings by Cyd Black, can be seen through Friday 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 through March. Third Street Southeast, just off the Downtown Mall. artlab@chroma

Crozet Artisan Depot: “The Secret Life of Leaves” by textile artist LaVel Rude can be seen Feb. 1 through Feb. 28. A meet-the-artist event is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m Feb. 10.

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: “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: “Black-Eyed Peas, Greens and Cornbread: A Group Exhibition by the Charlottesville Black Arts Collective” can be seen through Sunday. Look for works by Lizzie Brown, Gabrielle Cash, Sahara Clemons, Sarah Jones, Jae Johnson, Jowarnise, Davis Marion and Ron Stokes. 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, on view through June 8 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. 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: On view through Sunday are “De-Circulated,” Karen Duncan Pape’s photography exhibition of reconstructed covers of banned books, in the Smith Gallery; “New Members’ Show,” featuring works by Carolyn Brandt, Tori Cherry, Jenn Clemons, Gary Colson, Sarah Gondwe, Stephen Haske, Alan Kindler, Somé Lewis, Tobiah Mundt, Jen Poteet, Chris Roelofs, Joe Sheridan and Tammy Tatum, in the First- and Second-Floor galleries; and “Quiet” in the Associates’ Gallery. Opening Tuesday and remaining on view through Feb. 25 will be “Spells,” oil paintings on canvas by Kelly Lonergan, in the Smith Gallery; McGuffey Associate Members’ Show in the First-Floor Galleries; “In the House: Old and New” by renting members, each of whom is showing a new work and an older work in the Second-Floor Gallery North; Kelly Lonergan’s “In Retro” in the Second-Floor Gallery South. First Fridays opening reception is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2.

McIntire School of Commerce: “Spirit of Place,” winter art exhibit featuring works in oil, acrylic and pastel on Masonite, canvas and paper by Meg West and Mae Stoll, on view through March 1 in the Connaughton Gallery on the third floor of Rouss & Robertson Hall. Artists’ reception is set for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays; closed on weekends.

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. or (540) 829-1749.

Northside Library: Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sundays.

Peace Lutheran Church: “Genesis,” a juried art show, will be on view from Feb. 3 to March 31. An open house and a reception are planned for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 3. (434) 978-4357.

Phaeton Gallery: 114 Old Preston Ave.

Piedmont Virginia Community College: “The Power of Plenty” will be on view from Friday through March 30 in the PVCC Gallery on the second floor of the V. Earl Dickinson Building. Jeremy Taylor, curator and PVCC adjunct assistant professor of art, will be making prints from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday during the opening reception, which will continue through 7 p.m. Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. (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: “Interplay” by Frankie Slaughter will be on view from Thursday to March 31, with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and an artist talk at 6 p.m. March 1. (434) 365-3774.

Random Row Brewery: Acrylic landscapes and abstracted encaustic landscapes and seascapes by Carol Williams on display through the end of February. Works also are offered for sale. 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: Stained glass artist Wayne Cain of Bremo Bluff will speak as part of the Sip and Learn series at 6 p.m. Thursday. There will be question-and-answer time and conversation after his presentation. Free; must be 21 or older. Works by Madison County landscape painter Anna Marie DeMio Dowen can be seen through the end of February in the new tasting room. 2710 Hebron Valley Road in Madison. (540) 407-1236.

Rockfish Valley Community Center: (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: Andy Stafford’s photography can be seen from Feb. 9 through April 8 in the third-floor hallway gallery near labor and delivery at 500 Martha Jefferson Drive. Check in at the front desk. (434) 654-7000.

Shenandoah Valley Art Center: “Laura Allen: Anthropogenic” remains on view. An opening reception for “Karen Rosasco: Real and Imagined, Part 2” will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 3.

Sweet Art Emporium: New collages by Susan Brown and wooden bowls by Tom Grinnell are 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: Intuitive or process paintings by Shirley Paul can be seen during January and February. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays. (434) 293-8179.

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

Welcome Gallery: “Empire is Over: The Lewis, Clark and Sacagawea Cut-Ups” by Meesha Goldberg will be on view from Feb. 2 to 22. First Fridays opening event is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2, with an artist performance at 6 p.m. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. (434) 202-5277.

Woodberry Forest School: Hours: 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. “Ukapalimin: Eti Ko Eti: Resilience: Stories from the Torres Strait” will open with a reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 3. Exhibiting artists Solomon Booth, Laurie Nona, Lavinia Ketchell and Joshua Thaiday will attend. It’s the first joint international exhibition for Badu Art Centre, Erub Arts and Moa Arts and is part of Charlottesville’s 2024 Indigenous Art Takeover. (434) 882-2622.

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