Events at the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center

EVENTS

The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center events and activities include First Weekend activities. First Friday and Saturday Activities are Free and open to the public from March to October.

First Saturday activities typically feature guest artists and live craft demonstrations.

For more events and activities happening in Portsmouth, please visit PortsVaEvents.com

 

November - January

 

Winter Wonderland Hours:

Tuesday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closes at 5:00 p.m. on December 24th & 31st Closed Christmas day, December 25th, New Year’s Day, January 1st, January 2nd, and Mondays, except December 26th

Admission to Winter Wonderland is $3.00/person or free for museum members.

For group tours and reservations please call 757-393-5258.

Holiday Pass:

A Holiday Pass, good through December 31 includes TWO visits to Winter Wonderland and one visit to the Children's Museum for $12 per person. Pick up your Holiday pass at either location.

 

 

Friday

December 16

Origami
4 – 8 PM

Olde Towne Santa
5 – 8 PM

Face Painting
5 – 8 PM

Saturday

December 17

Holiday Builders
9 AM – 8 PM

Cookie Decorating
9 AM – 12 PM

Face Painting
10 AM – 5 PM

Celtic Fiddle Music
11 AM – 12 PM & 2 – 3 PM

Holiday Crafts
1PM – 3:30 PM

Olde Towne Santa
3 – 8 PM

Strolling Acapella Singers
4 – 6 PM

Chocolate Dipping
4 – 8 PM

Music by Chris Cushna
5 – 8 PM

Sunday

December 18

Free Winter Wonderland for Portsmouth Residents

Winter Wonderland is FREE for PORTSMOUTH RESIDENTS on Sunday, December 18th. Bring your I.D. with a Portsmouth proof of residency and get in free along with up to five family members. An early holiday gift from Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center. Good only for Winter Wonderland. Open from 11 am until 5pm. Must show I.D. to receive offer.

Holiday Builders
11 AM – 5 PM

Holiday Crafts
11AM – 5 PM

Face Painting
1 – 5 PM

Olde Towne Santa
1 – 5 PM

Thursday

December 22

 

Holiday Builders
9 AM – 5 PM

Holiday Crafts
9 AM – 5 PM

Storytelling & Booksigning
10 AM & 11 PM

Mad Science Chemical vs Physical Reactions Activity Booth
2 PM – 4 PM

Friday

December 23

 

Holiday Builders
9 AM – 8 PM

Holiday Crafts
9 AM – 3:30 PM

Face Painting
3 PM – 8 PM

Origami Ornaments
4 PM– 8 PM

Olde Towne Santa
5 PM– 8 PM

Music by Chris Cushna
5 PM – 8 PM

Saturday

December 24

 

Cookie Decorating
9 AM – 12 PM

Holiday Builders
9 AM – 8 PM

Face Painting
10 AM – 5 PM

Olde Towne Santa
1 PM – 5 PM

Chocolate Dipping
1 PM – 5 PM

Monday

December 26

 

Holiday Builders
9AM – 5PM

Holiday Crafts
9AM – 5PM

Paddington Bear Story Time
10:30AM

Tuesday

December 27

 

Holiday Builders
9 AM – 5 PM

Holiday Crafts
9 AM – 5 PM

Mad Science Electricity Activity Booth
2 PM – 4 PM

Wednesday

December 28

 

Holiday Builders
9AM – 5 PM

Holiday Crafts
9AM – 5 PM

Paddington Bear Story Time
10:30 AM

Airbrush Holiday Cards
12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Thursday

December 29

 

Airbrush Holiday Cards
12:30 – 4:30PM

Winter Fun Photo Booth
1– 4PM

Friday

December 30

Holiday Builders
9 AM – 8 PM

Holiday Crafts
9 AM – 8 PM

Airbrush Holiday Cards
11:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Winter Fun Photo Booth
1 PM – 4 PM

Face Painting
3 PM – 8 PM

Origami Ornaments
4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday

December 31

Face Painting
10 AM – 5 PM

Noon Year’s Bash: Countdown to Noon
11 AM – 2 PM

Music by Chris Cushna
11 AM – 2 PM



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Mailing Address: 521 Middle Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, housed in the 1846 Courthouse, is devoted to offering quality educational, cultural and aesthetic experiences in the arts through rotating visual art exhibits, lectures, classes and performances.