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The Arts

Lynchburg is well known for its rich cultural activities.  Whether your interest is in theater, dance, art or music you will find something to interest you in Lynchburg.  Check the links below for shows or performances or look at our calendar events.

Academy of Fine Arts
Art galleries, music, and theatre performances year round. 600 Main Street.  Just blocks from the Carriage House Inn 434-846-8499

Amazement Square

The Rightmire Children’s Museum; Downtown at Ninth and Jefferson St. 434-845-1888

Dance Theater of Lynchubrg
Classes and performances by all age groups; Downtown Lynchburg at722 Commerce Street, 434-846-6272

Daura Gallery
The art gallery at Lynchburg College was established in 1974 and dedicated in 1990 as the Daura Gallery in memory of Pierre and Louise Blair Daura. Since then, the Gallery has expanded its facilities and collection through the generosity of their daughter, Martha Randolph Daura. The collection now includes more than 1,000 paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture by the Catalan-American artist Pierre Daura, in addition to many works by other American and Virginian artists. Admission is free.

The Ellington
The place to go for great jazz!  Check out their performances. 421 Rivermont Ave.  Just two blocks from The Carriage House Inn 434-845-2162

The Lynchburg Symphony  Performing in Central Virginia since 1983

Lynchburg Symphony Youth Orchestra

A nationally-recognized museum housing a rich collection of over 2,000 art objects, with a focus on nineteenth- and twentieth-century American paintings and works on paper. Located on the Randolph College campus in Lynchburg.

Riverview’s Artspace
A non-profit arts organization providing a living and working place for artists in Downtown Lynchburg.  Located at 901 Jefferson Street at the corner on 9th and Jefferson.

Sedalia Center: Regional folk life, music and lifestyle center.