Peninsula Fine Arts Center

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101 Museum Dr., Newport News, VA 23606 101 Museum Dr., Newport News Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Closed All Hours
+17575968175
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Peninsula Fine Arts Center invites you to a fantastic day of culture in Newport News, VA. When you need an escape from your busy schedule, visit this museum and find an array of unique art exhibits that will keep you entertained for hours.

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    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Mon
    Closed
    Tue-Sat
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Report | 2 months ago
I love the Arts Center because it often features community artists. It also has wonderful programs for children - you can never encourage those creative genes too early!
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Report | 2 months ago
Great family activities
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Report | 3 months ago
This is a great place for people with young children, particularly if you're a young mom who has a newborn. When my 3 boys and I were painting in the hands-on art room, one of the staff members made it a point to show me how to close the "vault" door to keep everyone inside (particularly useful for a mom who is stuck in a chair nursing and has a toddler who tends to bolt). It is not a big place, but there was plenty to do to keep my 3 busy (ages ranging from 2 1/2 to 5 1/2)
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Report | 5 months ago
Groupon only good for new members. Excellent value.
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Report | a year ago
Great place! Something for all ages.
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Report | 2 years ago
Art? Meh. Fine Art? Absolutely not. The membership is good for discounts on art classes offered through PFAC, but if it's Fine Art you seek, look elsewhere.
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Report | 2 years ago
Great art room for kids! We love going there!
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Report | 2 years ago
Great traveling exhibit of the watercolors which were unique and varied. The gift shop is a marvel...great jewelry and at very reasonable prices.
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Report | 2 years ago
The membership is absolutely worth it for all the free members events.
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They have some fun art classes for kids!
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From Our Editors

Peninsula Fine Arts Center isn't a passive art museum where guests stare silently at paintings and statues. Instead, the center uses rotating exhibitions of paintings, photographs, and pottery to inspire visitors to create their own artwork. To that end, the exhibiting artists often teach in the center's Studio Art School. Classes range from single-day workshops to 10-week sessions, during which instructors might teach small groups to paint with watercolors or change out a flat pottery wheel. The instructors keep their schedule balanced, leading classes that suit all ages and skill levels. Other classes, such as Little Helping Hands Adventure in Clay, let kids and adults create artwork together.

Kids don't need to sign up for classes to try out their art skills, however. In the Hands On for Kids interactive gallery, young patrons draw on a chalkboard wall, build with blocks, and complete various projects inspired by the exhibitions.

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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Closed
Tue-Sat
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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