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On the Road: Exhibits on Display

Visitors explore the “Reign & Rebellion” special exhibition at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. (Courtesy of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation)

HAMPTON ROADS — Looking for something to do? Here are some limited-time exhibits on display at various museums from Richmond to Virginia Beach for the month of August.

Williamsburg

“Stitched in Time” — DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum — now to Jan. 2, 2025

“I made this…: The Work of Black American Artists and Artisans” — DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum — now to Dec. 31, 2025

“Making Music in Early America” — DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum — Now to Dec. 2025

Yorktown

“Pottery featuring Martha Hayes” — Gallery at York Hall — August

“Children’s Art Camp Exhibit” — On the Hill Gallery — Aug. 1 to Sept. 1

“Reign & Rebellion Special Exhibition” — American Revolution Museum at Yorktown — Now to Sept. 19

Newport News

“Destination Dinosaurs” — Virginia Living Museum — Now to Sept. 4

“The Possibilities of Paper” — Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center — Now to Oct. 15

Hampton

“Teetotalers and Moonshiners, and Hampton’s Prohibition Story” — Hampton History Museum — Now until Feb. 4, 2024.

“Artists Who Teach,” “34th Annual Glass Juried Exhibition,” and “Growth in Liminal Space: Solo Exhibition by Jenn Clemons” — Charles H. Taylor Visual Arts Center — Now until Aug. 26.

Norfolk

“Command Presence: MacArthur, Media & Mass Appeal” — MacArthur Memorial — Now to Fall 2023

“The Whitecoat Revolution” — The Hunter House Victorian Museum — Now to Aug. 31

“Claudia Bueno: Echoes of the Heart” — Hermitage Museum & Garden — Now to Oct. 8

“PERSPECTIVES: Modern and Contemporary Glass from the Waitzer Collection” — Barry Art Museum at Old Dominion University — Now to Dec. 31

“FASHION INNOVATION: Madame Alexander at 100” — Barry Art Museum at Old Dominion University — Aug. 29 to Dec. 31

The unveiling of the recently donated first-release Barbie will debut alongside “Fashion Innovation: Madame Alexander at 100” on Aug. 29 and become a part of the Barry Art Museum’s permanent doll gallery. 

“Barbara Earl Thomas: The Illuminated Body” — Chrysler Museum — Now to Aug. 20

“Heather Beardsley: Strange Plants” — Chrysler Museum — Now to Oct. 29

“Scapes: A Juried National Exhibition of Scenery Artworks” — d’Art Center — Aug. 5 to Sept. 2

“Glen McClure Solo Artist Exhibition in The Vault” — d’Art Center — Aug. 5 to Sept. 2

“Missing the Mark by John Runner” — Norfolk Arts Offsite Gallery — Now to Aug. 20

Virginia Beach

“Beasts, Bugs, and Botanicals” — Sandler Center for the Performing Arts — Aug. 21 to Dec. 31

“Studio Work Studio Programs Teaching Artists 2023” — Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art — Now to Aug. 20

“Collectors Edition” — Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art — Now to Dec. 31

Richmond

“The Art of Advertisement: Art Nouveau Posters of the Late 19th Century” — Virginia Museum of Fine Arts — Now to Jan. 21, 2024

“Whitfield Lovell: Passages” — Virginia Museum of Fine Arts — Now to Sept. 10

“Benjamin Wigfall and Communications Village” — Virginia Museum of Fine Arts — Now to Sept. 10

“Art of Freedom II” — Black History Museum of Virginia — Now to Dec. 16

“APOLLO: WHEN WE WENT TO THE MOON” — Virginia Museum of History & Culture — Now to Dec. 31

“CAPABLE” — Virginia Museum of History & Culture — Now to Dec. 31

“Sign Spotting” — The Valentine — Now to May 31, 2024

“An Unfinished Museum: 125 Years of the Valentine” — The Valentine — Now to Sept. 2, 2024

“Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience” — Science Museum of Virginia — Now to Sept. 4

Did we miss a museum exhibit that is only on display for a limited time? Send us an email so we can add it.

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