400 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704

Mailing Address:
521 Middle Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704

2019 Gladstone M. Hill Friend of the Arts & Humanities Award


FY 2019 – 2020 Cultural Arts Grants

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

Wednesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ·

Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.


  • All Ages: $3.00 and free for Portsmouth Museum members.


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

Blue Star MuseumBlue Star Museum Program May 18 – September 2, 2019
The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center is participating in Blue Star Museums 2019 beginning on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 18, 2019, and ending on Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer the program offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and up to five family members, including the National Guard and Reserve.
Valid military ID is required.




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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.

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