Art Galleries

In the heart of the heart of Fredericksburg, woven into the tapestry of America’s most historic city, are eight art galleries and studios, each one a vibrant celebration of visual creativity. And on First Fridays for the past 30 years, the galleries have drawn thousands downtown to check out local art. First Friday participating art galleries include:

Ponshop Studio & Art Gallery – 712 Caroline Street

PONSHOP features Fine Art, Ceramics as well as Handmade Jewelry and Accessories by local and regional artists.

For February First Friday:
PONSHOP celebrates Valentine’s Day featuring fabric flower bouquets by Pam Yannutz and love-themed ceramics by Scarlett Pons. PONSHOP is also participating in the Galentine’s Shop Crawl Event (5-9pm). Opening Reception from 5pm to 9pm Friday, February 2nd.

Artful Dimensions Gallery – 922 Caroline Street

In addition to wonderful works of art in our gallery, we also offer lectures, workshops, individual and small group art classes and cultural events in our space.

Our gallery space is a work of art: renovated entirely by our artist members, we encourage you to make it part of your next visit to incredible, historic Fredericksburg, VA.

For February First Friday:
February show is an all member titled “Collaboration, Working Together “. Pairs of artists have created joint projects. We are also advertising our March show: “Square Plate III” where anyone can decorate a bisque fired plate. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Lisa Pitts Eley Cancer Foundation. Opening 6 PM, Friday February 2nd, 2024. Show runs until February 25th.

Art First Gallery – 834 Caroline Street

The Art First Gallery located, in the heart of Old Town Fredericksburg and founded in 1992, is Fredericksburg’s first established artists’ cooperative.

The city of Fredericksburg is home to many talented and motivated artists. The original founders of Art First envisioned a place where these artists could exhibit their work. At Art First Gallery one will find a wide range of art for every prospective collector, from fine arts in a traditional manner to contemporary, abstract works. Paintings as well as artist rendered prints, photography, ceramics, original paperworks, fine weaving, sculpture, jewelry and mixed media are represented.

For February First Friday:

ART FIRST GALLERY PRESENTS A 32nd Anniversary Celebration of the Gallery’s Founding ” All Those Years”  featuring a collection of works by  The Artists of Art First Gallery February 1 – February 25  Art First Gallery is celebrating its founding 32 years ago. Works by founding members to include current gallery artist Linda Warshaw will be on exhibit.  Members will contribute to the celebration in their own unique styles but in the traditional Art First style– eclectic but always holding to a higher standard.  The all-member-exhibit is open to the public February 1, 2024 – February 25. with a reception February 2, 6-9 pm. Meet the artists. Sample the refreshments. Help us celebrate the founding of an institution in the city art scene.  

Brush Strokes Gallery – 824 Caroline Street

Brush Strokes Gallery features original fine art to compliment every décor. Original artworks include painting, drawing, charcoal, photography, jewelry, metal sculpture, and glass. 

Located in the heart of historic Fredericksburg, the gallery is just a short walk down the hall of 824 Caroline Street.

For February First Friday:
Brush Strokes Presents:   Love is in the Air,  an All Member’s Show celebrating love all month long.  Opening Reception Opening 6 PM, Friday February 2nd, 2024. Show runs until February 25th.

LibertyTown Arts Workshop – 916 Liberty Street

LibertyTown Arts Workshop is a 13,000 square foot gallery with nearly 60 local craftspeople and artists. Here our artists create and show right on site in 27+ active studio spaces. We have potters, wood workers, welders, blacksmiths, oil painters, pastel artists, water colorists, and fiber art.

For February First Friday:
We are so excited to present our first National Juried Show of 2024: PINK! This show is so special. We have 49 gorgeous pieces of art all celebrating the color PINK in all it’s glory. Do not miss this one folks!! I mean it!! Opening reception February 2nd 5-9pm and is up until February 25, 2024. Also! Sign up for the Galentine’s Day Shop Crawl on First Friday event and make heart buttons with us!!

Atrium Studio Art Gallery – 526-2 Wolfe Street

For February First Friday:
Atrium Gallery is open to visitors this First Friday with light refreshments! Open 5pm-9pm.

Darbytown Art Studio – 241 Charles Street

For February First Friday:
Guest Artist: Annie Harpe, fiber artist An opening reception will be held during First Friday, February 2nd from 5-8:30pm. 

Canal Quarter Arts – 1517 Princess Anne Street

For February First Friday:
Guest Artist: Joe Forerello – A Tasting by John Gassner, Gastronomical Sandwiches and More. An opening reception will be held during First Friday from 5-8:30pm. 

Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts – 813 Sophia Street

For February First Friday:

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