Visit the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center


The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center is located on the corner of High and Court streets in Historic Olde Towne Portsmouth.




400 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704



Mailing Address:

521 Middle Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704






2017 Gladstone M. Hill Friend of the Arts & Humanities Award


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Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00-5:00 p.m.
First Weekend Fridays, March – October open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Open on Monday holidays and on the First Friday of each month from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.


• 2-17 years: $2.00
• 18 and up: $3.00
• Seniors, AAA & Military: $2.00


Parking is available next to the Courthouse and in both parking garages, located at County and Middle streets, and London and Middle streets.

Downtown Portsmouth Virginia Parking Information


Blue Star Museum

Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The program runs from Memorial Day, Monday, 29 May 2017 through Labor Day, Monday, 4 September 2017.


Copyright 2017 City of Portsmouth, VA
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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.