Peninsula Fine Arts Center

Museum
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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    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Report | 6 months ago
Great place! Something for all ages.
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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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Report | 2 years ago
They have some fun art classes for kids!
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Report | 2 years ago
Don't miss the American Impressionists exhibit. Also, there's an outstanding collection of modern sculptures made of found objects. They're beautiful and whimsical. Really terrific collection of modern pieces!
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Report | 2 years ago
Very interesting, well-put together exhibits for a small museum,
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Report | 2 years ago
Love the "hands on for kids" program. Definitely a hidden gem in Newport News!
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Report | 2 years ago
Great center to for allowing children and adults the oppurtunity to experience fine art.
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Staff were very pleasant to work with. Enjoyed my first visit.
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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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