Visit the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center

PROGRAMS

The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center hosts camps for children ages 3-12, workshops, as well as Girl Scout programs. For more information please call the Education Office at
(757) 393-5258.

 

Girl Scout Programs

 

 

For more information about our Girl Scout badge offerings, please call the Education Office at (757) 393-5258.

 

Workshops

 

 

Workshops and Gallery Talks may require advance registration and fees. Be sure to review each event for details. Contact us at 757-393-8543 for additional information.

 

 

 

Saturday

August 20

 

Maker Fest Portsmouth - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join us for a day of inventing, designing and making! Check out one of our interactive demonstrations from blacksmiths, wood turners, weavers, spinners, and glass blowers. Learn about 3D printing, building robots, and how to make an electric car. Hands-on activities and workshops will be available throughout the day. Be sure to check back for more information!

Saturday

August 20

 

Exhibit Tours with PACC Staff - Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center & Art Annex - 1:30 p.m.

Join us for exhibit tours and insights into the artwork and exhibits Portrait as Narrative; TRANSITIONS: States of War and OUT & ABOUT: TAA. Included with admission.

Saturday

September 17

 

Exhibit Tours with PACC Staff - Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center & Art Annex - 1:30 p.m.

Join us for exhibit tours and insights into the artwork and exhibits Portrait as Narrative; TRANSITIONS: States of War and OUT & ABOUT: TAA. Included with admission.

September 27
– October 1

 

Combat Papers Workshop & Program - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
David Keefe & Combat Papers, NJ

Keefe and his team from Combat Papers NJ will present a 5-day Combat Papers Workshop and presentation designed specifically for veterans who have served in warfare. Participants are invited to bring their worn military uniforms to make paper from them. The "Combat Paper" is the basis on which veterans can share their experiences through writing and/or creating images. The workshop will culminate with an auxiliary exhibit at the PACC Art Annex accompanied by a presentation, during which the public is invited. This workshop is provided free of cost to military veterans and funded in part by the generous support of the Seawall Art Show Committee.

Saturday

October 1

 

Exhibit Tour of Transitions: States of War - 1:30 p.m.
With Artist David Keefe & Combat Papers Workshop Participants

Keefe and workshop participants will present a gallery tour of the TRANSITIONS: States of War exhibit and share their artwork made during the workshop. This program is open to the general public.



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400 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704 · 757-393-8543
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.